The 7-1 Horned Frogs are set to face the 6-3 Sun Devils in a non-conference game. These two teams are no strangers, as they were paired this past season in the NCAA Tournament. No. 6 TCU secured the victory over the Sun Devils 72-70 with a last-second 2-point shot by JaKobe Coles. Both teams are coming off losses in their most recent games, putting an end to their respective winning streaks.
TCU suffered a defeat against the No. 24 Clemson Tigers at the Discount Tire Hall of Fame series held in Toronto, Canada. The first half of the game saw a back-and-forth battle, with nine lead changes, keeping both teams on their toes. Ultimately, the Tigers secured a one-point advantage heading into the locker room. The Frogs were outscored 38-31 in the second half, resulting in a 74-66 loss.
Emanuel Miller led the Frogs with a team-high of 16 points, Micah Peavy contributed 12 points and a season-high of eight rebounds. Ernest Udeh brought down 10 boards, leading the team in rebounds for the second time this season.
The Sun Devils could not stop San Diego in the second half, falling 89-84. Arizona State was outscored by 61 points in the second half. Jamiyah Neal achieved a career-high of 20 points and sank five threes. Brycen Long followed with 14 points, and Jose Perez added 15 points.
The Horned Frogs are determined to regain momentum tonight against the Sun Devils. Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth and can be streamed live on ESPNU.