TCU Basketball retrospective: How did we get here, what’s the expectation in the Big 12 tournament?

Share this

TCU Basketball has been led by the talent of Mike Miles, the versatility of Emanuel Miller, and the energy of Eddie Lampkin this season. (TCU Basketball/Ellman Photography)

 

By Melissa Triebwasser
Frogs Today staff writer

 

TCU Basketball has, for all intents and purposes, long punched its ticket to the Big Dance.

It’s still a weird thing to say about Horned Frogs hoops, who will make consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances for the first time since 1952/53.

Just a casual 70 years.

But, by virtue of their 20 regular season wins, including five over Top 25 opponents, and their nine conference wins — a program best since joining the Big 12 — there’s not a question whether Jamie Dixon will lead his team into uncharted territory or not come Selection Sunday, only how high a seed they will garner.

But before seeding can be set, there’s a little business to take care of in Kansas City, as TCU looks to regain the mojo they lost in Norman Saturday in the regular-season finale and head into the single-elimination NCAA Tournament with a winning mentality.

Before we look ahead to Thursday’s opener against Kansas State, let’s take a look back at how the Frogs got here, as the No. 6 seed in the Big 12 Tournament.

You must be logged in to view the remainder of this content. Login
Not a member? Join now for only $9.99 a month or $99 a year. Subscribe

Reporter, photographer, and Horned Frog for life.

TCU riff ram icon

Never miss an exclusive story!