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Sunday Links O' War: March 8, 2015

Three TCU teams played on Saturday, but only one came out on top.


Barzilli, Young help TCU squeeze past UCLA at Dodger Classic | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Los Angeles native Elliott Barzilli was 3 for 4, including a two-run double in the sixth inning to give No. 3-ranked TCU a 3-1 victory over No. 6 UCLA in the second of three games in the Dodger Classic in Los Angeles.

TCU Advantageous In Win At UCLA |

Young was brilliant in a career-high eight innings of work. He limited the hot-hitting Bruins to just a run on three hits. The first five batters of the Bruins top-heavy lineup were just 1-for-18 against him. Young walked one, pitched around two errors and fanned a career-high nine batters.

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Men's Basketball

Red-hot Iowa State outshoots TCU in regular-season finale | Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Horned Frogs played at their highest offensive level of the season, shooting 41.9 percent, getting double-digit scoring from four players and hitting 7-of-18 3-pointers. They operated at just about peak efficiency.

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3 takeaways: TCU downed by Iowa State's hot shooting from deep | Dallas Morning News

The Horned Frogs couldn’t make anything happen late in its final home game of the season, falling to No. 17 Iowa State 89-76 to close the regular season.

TCU Falls to No. 17 Iowa State Saturday |

TCU had four players score in double-figures Saturday night, but just missed on some key opportunities in the second half despite leading at halftime, falling to No. 17 Iowa State at Wilkerson-Greines, 89-76.

Women's Basketball

TCU women miss on late chances, fall to Texas in Big 12 tournament | Fort Worth Star Telegram

The TCU women’s basketball team had a chance to make an 18-point comeback against Texas in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Women’s Championship, but missed the opportunity — several times over.

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Comeback Falls Short Against Texas, 67-61 |

The TCU women's basketball team fell just short in its comeback bid in a 67-61 loss in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship quarterfinals on Saturday night at American Airlines Center.


TCU's Big 12 success might surprise some, but not Gary Patterson | Dallas Morning News

He loves TCU’s membership in the Big 12 and what it has meant for football and the entire athletic program. At the same time, Patterson views last season’s share of a conference title as just a continuation of what the Horned Frogs have been doing for a long time.