Texas Christian Rumors & News

  • 2016 4-Star PG Jaylen Fisher Commits To TCU

    Frogs O' War "Momentum keeps picking up for the TCU men's basketball program, as 2016 4-star point guard Jaylen Fisher has committed to the Horned Frogs. Fisher was originally committed to UNLV, but quickly opened his recruitment back up once then-UNLV assistant coach, now TCU assistant coach, Ryan Miller..." May 05

  • TCU to hire former player Jamie Dixon to lead basketball team

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU, reaching into its past for a new basketball coach, will hire Jamie Dixon out of Pitt, according to ESPN, CBS and sources at the Fort Worth university. The former TCU player led Pitt to 11 appearances in the NCAA tournament in 13 seasons as head coach. Dixon, 50, was TCU’s No. 1 candidate..." March 21

  • Pitt coach Jamie Dixon considering TCU job offer

    CBS Sports "TCU officials have zeroed in on Jamie Dixon to fill its coaching vacancy, and the Pittsburgh coach is now considering what amounts to an offer, a source told CBS Sports. Dixon has a lucrative and longterm contract with Pittsburgh. But, a source said, TCU is willing to "make the money right" in..." March 21

  • TCU basketball coach Trent Johnson fired

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "When Trent Johnson was hired in 2012, TCU’s athletic program was in the throes of its Big 12 honeymoon. The football Horned Frogs, winners of the 2011 Rose Bowl, were ready. The baseball program, two years removed from a College World Series appearance, was ready. Johnson’s basketball..." March 14

  • No. 9 West Virginia 86, TCU 66

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- West Virginia had never won a Big 12 tournament game in the Mountaineers' first three appearances, but still had the goal of winning the championship entering the season. That goal is still in reach after the Mountaineers outslugged TCU 86-66 on Thursday in the..." March 10

  • TCU 67, Texas Tech 62

    The Sports Xchange "TCU went 7 of 9 from the free-throw line in the final 1:32 to defeat Texas Tech 67-62 in the opening round of the Big 12 Championship. The Horned Frogs play second-seeded and No. 9-ranked West Virginia in the third game of Thursday's quarterfinals. Guard Malique Trent's layup and subsequent..." March 10

  • Hield, Sooners win, have eyes on the prize

    The Sports Xchange "FORT WORTH, Texas -- Buddy Hield wasn't going to downplay expectations for the Oklahoma Sooners going into tournament play. The favorite to win national player of the year honors believes that the sixth-ranked Sooners should be the last team standing, a statement he made following a 75-67..." March 05

  • Kansas State 79, TCU 54

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State had one of its best shooting nights of the season in a 79-54 victory over TCU on Wednesday, which was Senior Night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kam. Kansas State (16-14, 5-12 Big 12) shot 56.5 percent from the field, including 10-for-19 from 3-point range. The..." March 02

  • No. 19 Baylor cruises past TCU

    The Sports Xchange "FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU coach Trent Johnson had a simple explanation for Baylor's 86-71 victory on Saturday night. "As hard as it is for me to talk about and say, they're better than we are," Johnson said. "They're a better basketball team. It's just the way it is right now." There's..." February 27

  • Texas Tech 83, TCU 79

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Aaron Ross scored a career-best 25 points to lead streaking Texas Tech to an 83-79 victory over TCU on Tuesday night in Big 12 play at Lubbock, Texas. Sophomore forward Zach Smith tallied a career-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Red Raiders (18-9, 8-7 Big..." February 24

  • No. 13 Iowa State 92, TCU 83

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State opened the second half on a 15-6 run and forward Georges Niang and Abdel Nader combined for 51 points as the No. 13 Cyclones ran past the TCU 92-83 on Saturday night in a Big 12 game at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State was clicking on all cylinders as the nation's No...." February 20

  • Kansas State 63, TCU 49

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State forward Dean Wade paced a balanced attack and the Wildcats ended a long Big 12 road losing streak with a 63-49 victory over TCU on Tuesday at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Kansas State (15-11, 4-9 Big 12) had lost 13 straight Big 12 road games dating to..." February 16

  • No. 10 West Virginia dismantles TCU

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Any concerns of a letdown coming from No. 10 West Virginia on Saturday against Big 12 bottom-feeder TCU were quickly dismissed. The Mountaineers avoided any possible disappointment by turning up their defensive pressure in a 73-42 victory over the Horned Frogs...." February 13

  • Former ESPN 100 guard Alex Robinson transfers to TCU

    ESPN "Former ESPN 100 guard Alex Robinson has transferred to TCU. Robinson announced his departure from Texas A&M shortly after the season began last month, after averaging 5.2 points and 2.6 assists as a freshman. "Alex is an explosive point guard," TCU coach Trent Johnson said in a statement...." December 23

  • Three-star wing Josh Parrish commits to TCU

    College Basketball Talk "Saturday afternoon TCU landed its first commitment in the Class of 2016, and the Horned Frogs now have a player who should be quite familiar with the program. 6-foot-5 small forward Josh Parrish announced via Twitter that he’ll play his college basketball for Trent Johnson. Parrish is a local..." October 13

  • TCU basketball loses leading rebounder for season to knee surgery

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU junior forward Kenrich Williams said he will have microfracture knee surgery on Friday and is going to miss the season. It means the loss of the Horned Frogs’ leading rebounder and best defender from a year ago, one of the key pieces in their rebuilding. “I really wanted to help,”..." September 21

  • Hudson Price transferring to Charlotte 49ers from TCU

    Charlotte Observer "Hudson Price, a 6-foot-7 guard who played two seasons at Texas Christian, is transferring to play college basketball for the Charlotte 49ers. Price, the son of 49ers coach Mark Price, averaged 2.8 points and 1.1 rebounds in 28 games for the Horned Frogs last season. " September 10

  • TCU’s Johnson makes ‘disappointing’ decision to suspend guard

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU coach Trent Johnson said he had to make a disappointing decision to suspend junior guard Charles Hill Jr. Johnson announced the suspension, termed indefinite, on Thursday for “conduct unbecoming of a TCU men’s basketball player.” Johnson declined to elaborate on the conduct. Hill did not..." February 13

  • Top 20 small forward Jalon Miller commits to TCU

    USA Today "Jalon Miller, who is ranked as a four-star prospect and the 19th best small forward by ESPN.com, has given a verbal commitment to TCU, he announced on Twitter on Sunday. Miller, a 6-8 senior from Seagonville High in Dallas, visited TCU during for the Horned Frogs’ football game against Samford..." October 27

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Texas riches extend to basketball courts

    USA Today "The state of Texas – including all of its more than 268,000 square miles – is still the home to $60 million high school football stadiums, Johnny Football and the NFL franchise that considers itself "America's Team." But as Arlington this week welcomes the men's basketball Final Four – the..." April 02

  • Baylor 76, Texas Christian 68

    ProSportsDaily "Cory Jefferson had 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Bears knocked off the Horned Frogs in the first round of the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City. Isaiah Austin had 18 points and five blocked shots as seventh-seeded Baylor (22-10) advances to play second-seeded Oklahoma (23-8) in Thursday’s..." March 13

  • Oklahoma 97, Texas Christian 67

    ProSportsDaily "Buddy Hield's 24 points led the way as the visiting Sooners wrapped up the regular season with a comfortable win over the hapless Horned Frogs. Hield was 8-of-11 from the field and 5-of-8 from behind the arc as the Sooners (23-8, 12-6 Big 12) shot 14-of-30 from long range in winning for the..." March 09

  • Texas 66, Texas Christian 54

    ProSportsDaily "Isaiah Taylor supplied 21 points as the host Longhorns secured a victory over the Horned Frogs, who still haven't won in 2014. Texas (22-8, 11-6 Big 12) had lost three of its previous four games, but overcame mediocre shooting from the field (39.3 percent) and 3-point line (2-of-16) in this..." March 06

  • West Virginia 81, Texas Christian 59

    ProSportsDaily "Eron Harris scored 18 points as the host Mountaineers used a big second half to snap a three-game losing streak and hand the Horned Frogs their 16th consecutive loss. Juwan Staten added 17 points for West Virginia (16-13, 8-8 Big 12) and Nathan Adrian had 14 points as the Mountaineers outscored..." March 02

  • Oklahoma St. 76, Texas Christian 54

    ProSportsDaily "Phil Forte made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points as the visiting Cowboys knocked off the Horned Frogs in Big 12 play. Marcus Smart scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and also made five 3-pointers as well as contributing eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals for Oklahoma..." February 25

  • Iowa St. 71, Texas Christian 60

    ProSportsDaily "DeAndre Kane scored 20 points and Georges Niang added 19 and eight rebounds as the visiting Cyclones kept the Horned Frogs winless in Big 12 play. Melvin Ejim battled foul trouble and had 14 points and four rebounds for Iowa State (21-5, 9-5 Big 12), which held TCU to 36.7 percent shooting and..." February 23

  • Still seeking first win, tough stretch awaits weary TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU’s chances of winning a Big 12 game are dwindling. The Horned Frogs have six regular season games remaining, including a stretch of three games in six says beginning Wednesday night against Kansas State at Bramlage Coliseum. The feisty Wildcats (17-8, 7-5 in the Big 12), who were once..." February 18

  • Perry Ellis leads Kansas’ 30-point rout of TCU

    Kansas City Star "Here is the truth about Perry Ellis: He may be the worst smiler in college basketball, if such a term or honor even exists. They come about once a month, it seems, about as often as 60 degree days in a subarctic Kansas winter. And when Ellis, a sophomore forward, does form his face into what may..." February 16

  • Baylor flattens TCU by 33 on 3-point barrage

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Two teams were trying to find themselves and salvage their seasons Wednesday night at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Baylor might have done it. But for TCU, it was the most discouraging of nights in a season filled with them. Baylor hit a season-high 16 3-pointers, including a season-best eight from..." February 13

  • TCU hoping fried pickles help get first Big 12 win

    Fox Sports "TCU men's basketball needs all the help it can get, so it's hoping some free fried food does the trick. The Horned Frogs are winless (0-10) in Big 12 play, and packing Daniel-Meyer Coliseum has been a challenge this season. Kansas State gave out free bacon for its women's basketball season..." February 12

  • Ejim scores Big 12-record 48 points in Iowa State's win over TCU

    Des Moines Register "A letdown may have been inevitable. Fortunately for Iowa State, Melvin Ejim provided a record-setting lift Saturday, propelling the Cyclones to an 84-69 men’s basketball victory over Texas Christian — and placing himself atop the Big 12’s single-game scoring list. The 6-foot-6 senior..." February 09

  • Holmes carries No. 15 Texas past TCU, 59-54

    TexasSports.com "Jonathan Holmes had 20 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and No. 15 Texas rallied in the second half to beat TCU 59-54 on Tuesday night and extend its winning streak to seven games. Holmes hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:41 remaining, and the Longhorns (18-4, 7-2 Big 12) held off the..." February 05

  • Karviar Shepherd’s injury leaves TCU men’s basketball with 7 healthy scholarship players

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU post Karviar Shepherd will undergo surgery on his non-shooting left hand Tuesday morning and will miss an undetermined amount of time, coach Trent Johnson said. The freshman injured his hand in the first half against Kansas on Saturday while scrambling for a loose ball. “We’ll take it..." January 28

  • No doubt this time: No. 8 Kansas routs TCU

    Kansas.com "It may be oversimplified to say that the roots of Kansas’ 91-69 victory over TCU on Saturday night began in a small, non-descript room that sits just off the main concourse at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. But inside this little room, adorned with plain walls and a Coke machine, is where Kansas coach..." January 26

  • Big 12 could be set for record-tying number of teams in NCAA tournament

    Dallas Morning News "Big 12 teams can find some consolation even as they take turns giving and receiving body blows in the college basketball version of a steel cage match. The NCAA Tournament men’s selection committee is acutely aware of the conference and is already taking notes. Committee chairman Ron Wellman..." January 24

  • Sooners hold off pesky TCU

    The Oklahoman "Everyone associated with Oklahoma is getting used to seeing this from Ryan Spangler. It didn't take long for TCU to figure out what it was in for with Spangler on Wednesday night. The sophomore forward had 13 points — all in the second half — and 16 rebounds as the No. 25 Sooners needed..." January 23

  • Texas Tech makes birdie against Baylor hold up at TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Just a few days removed from an upset of Baylor, which prompted a court-rushing mob scene at United Spirit Arena, Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith knew a letdown on the road against TCU was a possibility. So before the game he used a golf analogy to put the situation in perspective. “If you..." January 21

  • Points starting to flock toward Shepherd

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU post Karviar Shepherd has led the Horned Frogs in scoring the last two games with a combined 28 points. That’s more than double what he scored in the first three Big 12 games combined. The freshman is starting to get more comfortable offensively. In the first three league games, he..." January 21

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