Big 12 Basketball: Kansas Jayhawks at TCU Horned Frogs

In a great Saturday night Big 12 matchup – the Kansas Jayhawks are in Fort Worth Texas to take on the Horned Frogs of TCU.  Kansas came into the week ranked #10 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, but their home loss to Texas Tech will send them falling. The Jayhawks are 11-3 on the season, and 1-1 in Big 12 play. The Jayhawks started Big 12 play with a win at Texas. Kansas is seeking their 14th straight Big 12 title.

The TCU Horned Frogs have been one of the most surprising teams in all of College Basketball to this point. The Horned Frogs are 13-1 overall, and 1-1 in Big 12 play. The Horned Frogs won their first 12 games before a home loss to Oklahoma. TCU bounced back with a win on the road at Baylor. The TCU Horned Frogs are -3 over Kansas on Saturday night.

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The TCU Horned Frogs are led by Jaime Dixon, and appear to be on pace to head to the NCAA Tournament for just the 8th time in school history. The Horned Frogs have 5 tournament wins in school history, but have never been to a NCAA Final Four. The Horned Frogs are on the road at Texas and Oklahoma in their next two games as part of their brutal Big 12 stretch.

TCU is scoring more than 87 points per game. The Horned Frogs have five guys scoring double digits per game. The top scorer is Kenrich Williams with 14.8 points per game. Next is Vladimir Brodziasky with 13.7 per game. The Horned Frogs saw Brodziansky score 18 in the overtime win over Baylor, and he now has 1,060 points in his TCU career.

Jayhawks Looking to Avoid Back to Back Losses

Bill Self was none too happy after the Jayhawks home loss to Texas Tech. The leader of the Jayhawks called his team soft and unprepared. The Jayhawks will need to get back on track quickly, as they see West Virginia and Oklahoma coming up soon. Both those teams look to take down the Jayhawks at the top of the Big 12 standings.

The top scorer for the Jayhawks this season has been Devonte Graham. The guard is scoring 17.9 points per game. Lagerald Vick is second on the team with 16.3 per game and Sviatoslv Mykhailiuk is adding 16.2 per game. The three losses for Kansas all came at home, with one of them a neutral court game in Kansas City.

Kansas Gets Back on Track

The Kansas Jayhawks are going to get back on track in this game. Maybe the Jayhawks need to get a way from the Phog to get them back on track. Look for Kansas to play better offense, and defend the basketball a little bit better in thsis game. When you are betting on this big College Basketball game – take the Kansas Jayhawks +3 over the TCU Horned Frogs.

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