TCU Horned Frogs men's basketball

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TCU Horned Frogs
2016–17 TCU Horned Frogs men's basketball team
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University Texas Christian University
Conference Big 12
Location Fort Worth, TX
Head coach Jamie Dixon (1st year)
Arena Schollmaier Arena (formerly Daniel-Meyer Coliseum)
(Capacity: 8,500)
Nickname Horned Frogs
Colors Purple and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1968
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1952, 1953, 1959, 1968
NCAA Tournament appearances
1952, 1953, 1959, 1968, 1971, 1987, 1998
Conference regular season champions

Southwest Conference
1931, 1934, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1959, 1968, 1971, 1986, 1987


Western Athletic Conference
1998

The TCU Horned Frogs men's basketball team represents Texas Christian University, located in Fort Worth, Texas, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. Since 2016, the Horned Frogs have been led by TCU Lettermen's Hall of Fame member and former player, head coach Jamie Dixon.[2] They have been members of the Big 12 Conference since 2012, and since joining the Horned Frogs have struggled in the conference with a 8–60 record. They play their home games in the Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena, which reopened in December 2015 and was formerly known as Daniel–Meyer Coliseum.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Horned Frogs have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 5–7.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1952 Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Kansas
New Mexico State
L 64–68
W 61–44
1953 Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Oklahoma A&M
Oklahoma City
L 54–71
W 58–56
1959 Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Cincinnati
DePaul
L 73–77
W 71–65
1968 Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Kansas State
Houston
W 77–72
L 68–103
1971 First Round Notre Dame L 94–102
1987 First Round
Second Round
Marshall
Notre Dame
W 76–60
L 57–58
1998 First Round Florida State L 87–96

NIT results[edit]

The Horned Frogs have appeared in six National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 9–6.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1983 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Tulsa
Arizona State
Nebraska
W 64–62
W 78–76
L 57–67
1986 First Round
Second Round
Montana
Florida
W 76–69
L 75–77
1992 First Round
Second Round
Long Beach State
Purdue
W 73–61
L 51–67
1997 First Round
Second Round
UAB
Notre Dame
W 85–62
L 72–82
1999 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Kansas State
Nebraska
Oregon
W 72–71
W 101–89
L 68–77
2005 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Miami (OH)
Western Michigan
Maryland
W 60–58
W 78–68
L 73–85

CBI results[edit]

The Horned Frogs have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2012 First Round
Quarterfinals
Milwaukee
Oregon State
W 83–73
L 81–101

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TCU Branding: Visual Identity Standards" (PDF). Texas Christian University. 2014-10-01. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Why the opportunity to recruit in Texas drew Jamie Dixon back to TCU". DallasNews.com. 

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