No. 10 Kansas vs. TCU
WHEN/WHERE: 8 p.m., Tuesday, at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence
TV/RADIO: ESPN2; WHB (810 AM)
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ABOUT TCU (16-7, 4-6): Jamie Dixon is 1-3 against KU as TCU coach. … The Horned Frogs are trying to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998. … TCU has outrebounded opponents in 19 of 23 games, with a 14-5 mark in games in which they’ve won the board battle. The Horned Frogs are 36-10 under Dixon when outrebounding their opponent. … Kenrich Williams is sixth in career rebounds at TCU with 793. He is two away from tying Mickey McCarty for fifth on the all-time list. Williams has 10 double-doubles. He has scored more than 10 points in 18 of the last 19 games. … Vladimir Brodziansky has scored in double figures in 14 straight games. Brodziansky is 10 blocks away from tying Kurt Thomas for No. 3 on TCU’s all-time list with 166. … The Horned Frogs lead the Big 12 in field goal percentage at 50.4 percent (11th nationally), three-point field-goal percentage (41.2, 13th nationally) and assists (19.7, second nationally). … TCU is 2-4 in true road games this season. ... The Horned Frogs are 1-3 against top-10 teams. The win was 82-73 against West Virginia on Jan. 22. The Frogs have never beaten two top-10 teams in the same season. ... TCU seeks its first win over a ranked team on the road since Jan. 19, 1998, at No. 24 Hawaii.
ABOUT KU (18-5, 7-3): Kansas is 15-2 all-time against TCU, including a 6-0 record at Allen Fieldhouse. KU has won 11 of the last 12 meetings. … Kansas won the first meeting this season, 88-84, on Jan. 6 at TCU. … The Jayhawks lost 85-82 to TCU in last year’s Big 12 tournament. KU’s only other loss in the series was 62-55 on Feb. 6, 2013, in Fort Worth. … Bill Self is 12-2 against TCU as KU coach and 19-5 against the Horned Frogs overall. … Eight of Kansas’ 10 conference games this season have been decided by six points or fewer, with the Jayhawks 6-2 in those contests. Dating to last season, KU has played 19 Big 12 games that have been decided by seven points or fewer and is 16-3 in those outcomes. … Malik Newman is averaging 17.6 points in his last five games. … With his 17 points against Oklahoma State, senior Svi Mykhailiuk became the 60th player in Kansas history to score 1,000 points. This year Mykhailiuk is shooting 46.7 percent on three-pointers. That places him second in the Big 12 and 13th in the NCAA. Mykhailiuk’s 3.5 threes made per game are ninth nationally. … Devonté Graham recently became just the third player in school history to score 1,400 points, dish out 500 assists and total 175 steals in a career. Darnell Valentine and Kirk Hinrich are the only other Jayhawks to attain those numbers. … KU has lost three games in Allen Fieldhouse. The last time the Jayhawks lost four games at home in a single season was 1988-89 (10-4). All four of those losses that season were conference games. KU lost six games at Allen in 1982-83 ,and five of those losses were conference games.