Texas seeks revenge on TCU

2 years 9 months 46 minutes ago Thursday, March 07 2019 Mar 7, 2019 March 07, 2019 10:35 AM March 07, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

TCU (18-12, 6-11) vs. Texas (16-14, 8-9)

Frank Erwin Special Events Center, Austin, Texas; Saturday, 12 a.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Texas seeks revenge on TCU after dropping the first matchup in Fort Worth. The teams last played each other on Jan. 23, when Texas made just four free throws on seven attempts while the Horned Frogs hit 12 of 18 on their way to the four-point victory.

STEPPING UP: The Horned Frogs have been led by Alex Robinson and Desmond Bane. Robinson has averaged 13 points and seven assists while Bane has recorded 14.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. The Longhorns have been led by seniors Kerwin Roach II and Dylan Osetkowski, who are scoring 12.8 and 9.9 per game, respectively.

CREATING OFFENSE: Robinson has either made or assisted on 47 percent of all TCU field goals over the last five games. The senior guard has accounted for 29 field goals and 32 assists in those games.

WINLESS WHEN: Texas is 0-5 this year when it scores 60 points or fewer and 16-9 when it scores at least 61.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Longhorns have recently converted buckets via assists more often than the Horned Frogs. Texas has 42 assists on 76 field goals (55.3 percent) across its previous three matchups while TCU has assists on 43 of 82 field goals (52.4 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Texas has made 8.7 3-pointers per game as a collective unit this year, which is second-best among Big 12 teams. The Longhorns have averaged 10.2 3-pointers per game over their last five games.

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