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Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra (2) drives past TCU guard Francisco Farabello (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Big 12 men's basketball tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas State holds off TCU 53-49 in Big 12 tourney

Mar. 12, 2020 1:12 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas State hadn't won consecutive games since opening the season in November with four straight wins. The Wildcats have now put together back-to-back wins after beating Iowa State on Saturday, and TCU 53-49 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. Cartier...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) gets past TCU forward Jaedon LeDee, right, for a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Azubuike scores career-high 31, No. 1 Kansas beats TCU 75-66

Mar. 4, 2020 10:59 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Imagine what Kansas center Udoka Azubuike would have accomplished against TCU on Wednesday night if he was healthy. Or if he made his free throws. The bruising 7-foot center walked gingerly into Allen Fieldhouse on his sore ankle for his final home game and proceeded to score a...

TCU head coach Jamie Dixon gestures from the sidelines during an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Bane has late push for TCU in 75-72 win over No. 2 Baylor

Feb. 29, 2020 6:09 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew always enjoys watching Desmond Bane play, except when the TCU guard is going against the Bears. This time, Bane may have cost No. 2 Baylor a shot at its first Big 12 title. Bane scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime, with eight in a row during TCU's big...

Iowa State guard Rasir Bolton, bottom, breaks up a shot by TCU center Kevin Samuel, top, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 65-59. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)

Solomon Young scores 20 points, Iowa State beats TCU 65-59

Feb. 25, 2020 10:26 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — What’s one explanation for Iowa State guard Tre Jackson's career night Tuesday against TCU? “I had the mask off,” the 6-1 freshman joked. Jackson — who had been wearing the protective gear since breaking his nose a month ago — scored a career-high 18...

TCU guard Desmond Bane (1) is called for an offensive foul on West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won in overtime. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

TCU extends No. 17 West Virginia's Big 12 road woes, 67-60

Feb. 22, 2020 5:44 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane didn't think a foul should have been called against him on the shot that appeared to be a game-winner in regulation for TCU. The Horned Frogs rendered the whistle moot in overtime. Kevin Samuel scored six of his 19 points in the extra period and TCU extended No. 17...

Texas center Will Baker (50) reacts after scoring against TCU during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Freshman Baker's 20 points helps lead Texas over TCU

Feb. 19, 2020 11:08 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Freshman Will Baker scored a season-high 20 points and Texas snapped a four-game losing streak with a 70-56 win over TCU on Wednesday night. Baker was a top-50 recruit but had struggled to crack the Texas lineup, and had scored a total of 16 points all season. Pressed into the game...

Bane scores 17, TCU beats K-State 68-57 to stop 6-game slide

Feb. 15, 2020 8:21 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Jamie Dixon wasn’t going to get picky coming off the worst loss of his 17-year career. Desmond Bane had 17 points and TCU shot 45% from 3-point range to stop a six-game losing streak with a 68-57 win over Kansas State on Saturday. “We’re too reliant...

Texas Tech fans celebrate with the team after an NCAA college basketball game against TCU, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 24 Texas Tech returns to Top 25 with 88-42 win over TCU

Feb. 11, 2020 12:48 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Davide Moretti made a 3-pointer from the right corner on Texas Tech's first shot after TCU opened the game with a turnover. The Horned Frogs then had another turnover on its second possession, still in the first minute, leading to TJ Holyfield's layup after three quick passes by...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) dunks against TCU during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. Kansas won 60-46. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

No. 3 Kansas gets 20th win 60-46 over TCU, No. 700 for Self

Feb. 8, 2020 4:09 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bill Self got a basketball marking his 700th career victory, and Kansas matched an NCAA record with its 31st consecutive 20-win season after a powerful performance by 7-footer Udoka Azubuike. “Amazing,” point guard Devon Dotson said of Azubuike. “He worked hard...

Oklahoma State's Thomas Dziagwa dribbles around TCU guard Francisco Farabello during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Stillwater, Okla. (Devin Lawrence/Tulsa World via AP)

Likekele double-double leads Oklahoma State past TCU 72-57

Feb. 6, 2020 12:24 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State had endured a difficult stretch lately, having gone winless in Big 12 play so far, and struggling to a 3-11 record overall during the past two-plus months. So missing one starter and another important contributor off the bench, the Cowboys faced another tough test...