TCU's Malique Trent (3) is fouled by Texas' Isaiah Taylor (1) during the second half on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at Schollmaier Arena. (Steve Nurenberg/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

BEVO BEAT Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. TCU

Posted January 25th, 2016


Time: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540)

TV/Radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn


Series history: Texas leads the all-time series, 106-63. The Horned Frogs won the first game earlier this month in Fort Worth, 58-57. Isaiah Taylor missed a jumper in the closing seconds as the Frogs snapped an 11-game series losing streak.

TEXAS (12-7 overall, 4-3 Big 12)
1GIsaiah TaylorJr.6-318516.34.7*
3GJavan FelixSr.5-1120511.22.1*
5GKendal YancyJr.6-32102.71.4
21FConnor LammertSr.6-102356.55.8
44CPrince IbehSr.6-112652.44.4
Coach: Shaka Smart (12-7, 1st year at Texas; 175-63, 7th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game

About the Longhorns: Texas saw its three-game winning streak snapped last Saturday at Kansas. Perimeter defensive breakdowns helped the Jayhawks, who hit 6 of 12 3-point shots after halftime and cruised to a 76-67 win. “I think we responded well at times, but we were fighting back and never really got over that hump,” F Connor Lammert said. … Coach Shaka Smart benched G Eric Davis for allowing Wayne Selden to get off multiple 3-point shots in the second half. Davis played only seven minutes in the second half. … Texas has moved into first place in the Big 12 in fewest turnovers allowed (201). The Horns have a plus-2.3 turnover margin, third-best total in the league.

TCU (9-10 overall, 1-6 Big 12)
No. Pos.PlayerClassHt.Wt.PPGRPG
2GMichael WilliamsJr.6-21955.42.9*
1GChauncey CollinsSoph.6-018010.73.2
11GBrandon ParrishJr.6-62108.03.5
32FKarviar ShepherdJr.6-102308.46.2
33FChris WashburnJr.6-82407.04.3
Coach: Trent Johnson (47-68, 4th year at TCU; 273-254, 17th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game

About the Horned Frogs: Coach Trent Johnson refused to get too excited about his team’s win over Texas on Jan. 9. Johnson said it was only one game. “I’m not caught up in what I call false confidence. I’m caught up in consistent behavior,” Johnson said. As it turns out, the Frogs couldn’t keep it going, losing four straight since that night in Fort Worth. … Chauncey Collins has finished in double figures in six of seven Big 12 games. He’s averaging 14 points against four Top 25 opponents. … TCU is a perfect 6-0 when holding its opponents to less than 40 percent shooting. … The Frogs are 41-8 under Johnson when leading at the half.

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