Facing some of the same challenges Kansas University does in football, TCU’s men’s basketball program continues to have a difficult time escaping the basement of the loaded Big 12. Saturday’s 75-56 loss to Kansas left the Horned Frogs with a 7-57 Big 12 record, including 1-9 in this, the school’s fourth season in the conference. By Tom Keegan
The Kansas University men's basketball team bounced back from Tuesday's road loss at West Virginia with a solid 70-63 handling of TCU Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. But more than the final score or any individual stats, this one will be remembered for Bill Self's willingness to let freshman Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo play extended and meaningful minutes.
He might have been in the minority, but TCU men's basketball coach Trent Johnson hardly was surprised to see Kansas University freshmen Carlton Bragg Jr. and Cheick Diallo deliver impressive outings during KU's 70-63 victory over Johnson's Horned Frogs Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University’s basketball team, which scored over 100 points in its first two Big 12 Conference games (102-74 vs. Baylor and 109-106, 3OTs vs. Oklahoma), has fizzed a bit in the last three contests.
Michael Porter, a 6-foot-8 junior forward from Tolton Catholic in Columbia, Missouri, sat behind the Kansas University bench with his high school teammates during the Jayhawks’ 70-63 win against TCU on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Following a 70-63 Kansas victory against TCU, Jayhawks Devonté Graham, Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo take questions from the media.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self explains why he didn't leave the Jayhawks' 70-63 home win over TCU satisfied with the team's offense or energy.