Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021
Tip-Off Time: 7:00 PM ET
Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
Channel: Big 12 Now on ESPN+
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Spread: West Virginia -13
Where are they from? Fort Worth, Texas
Series History: West Virginia is 15-3 all-time in the series with TCU. The two teams met just nine days ago in Fort Worth on Feb. 23 with the Mountaineers coming away with a 74-66 win. The Mountaineers are 8-0 against TCU in the WVU Coliseum.
Record: 12-11 (5-9 Big 12)
Record in 2019-20: 18-14 (7-11 Big 12)
Head Coach: Jamie Dixon (5th Season)
PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP:
West Virginia Mountaineers: Jalen Bridges, Derek Culver, Jordan McCabe, Taz Sherman, and Miles McBride
TCU Horned Frogs: Charles O’Bannon, Kevin Samuel, Mike Miles, PJ Fuller, and RJ Nembhard
STATS BREAKDOWN VIA JOEL BRACKEN (@WVSTATSGUY)
PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG
I think West Virginia having to play this game two days after that overtime thriller against Baylor is a godsend, because the Mountaineers haven’t had time to dwell on the loss to the Bears. The guys should still be focused, and might even use this opportunity to take some lingering frustrations out with the conference tournament coming up next week.
Taz Sherman had a team high 23 points last time out against the Horned Frogs. I expect him to surpass that number this evening.
West Virginia 84, TCU 68
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