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Game Thread: TCU Men’s Basketball at Georgetown Hoyas

The Horned Frogs are in Washington DC for first road trip of the season

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The TCU Horned Frogs will spend the entire month of December away from Fort Worth, beginning with a trip to the nation’s capital for the Big 12-Big East Battle vs. the Georgetown Hoyas.

TCU enters the game with a perfect 6-0 record, coming off a 101-64 victory over Houston Christian on Monday. The trip to Washington DC is the Frogs’ first road trip of the season and the first game vs. a Power 6 conference foe. Five Horned Frogs are averaging double-digit scoring, led by JaKobe Cole’s with 15.5 points per game. TCU defeated the Hoyas in the Big East-Big 12 Battle in 2021 and defeated Georgetown’s new head coach Ed Cooley in the Battle last season when he was coaching Providence.

The Hoyas are 5-2 on the season, falling at Rutgers and suffering a stunning home loss to Holy Cross. Georgetown also have five players averaging 10+ points per game, led by guard Jayden Epps with 18.4 points and 4.4 assists per game.

The Battle is currently tied 3-3 headed into Saturday. The Big 12 has wins by Houston over Xavier, Iowa State over DePaul, and Kansas over UConn. The Big East has wins by Butler over Texas Tech, Creighton over Oklahoma State, and St. John’s over West Virginia.

Can the Horned Frogs go get a key non-conference victory and notch another win for the conference in the Big East-Big 12 Battle? Join us in the comments section below as we follow today’s contest.


GAME 7: AT GEORGETOWN HOYAS

DEC. 2 | CAPITAL ONE ARENA (20,000) | WASHINGTON, D.C. | 4:30 PM

How to watch & listen:

Broadcast: FS1
Online Streaming: FoxSports.com // Fox Sports App
Play-By-Play: John Fanta Analyst: Nick Bahe
Radio: AM 570 KLIF
Online Radio: HFTV // TuneIn // Varsity Sirius XM: 388
Play-By-Play: Brian Estridge Analyst: Colin Boddicker

Series History:

Series: TCU leads 1-0
In Washington D.C.: 1-0
First Meeting: TCU won 80-73 (12/18/21) in D.C.
Winning Streak: TCU W1
Dixon vs. GU: 9-6

Rankings:

TCU
AP: RV
Coaches: RV
KenPom: 30
T-Rank: 22
Haslam: 37

GEORGETOWN
AP: RV
Coaches: RV
KenPom: 188
T-Rank: 160
Haslam: 196

Draftkings Sportsbook Odds:

Spread: TCU -10.5
Point Total: 155