Lamar @ No. 14 TCU
Current Records: Lamar 1-0; TCU 1-0
What to Know
The Lamar Cardinals have quite the challenge ahead of them as they're expected to be blown off the court 1. They will square off against the #14 TCU Horned Frogs at 8 p.m. ET Friday at Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena. Gamethese two teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous gamethese two teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous but managed to pull out a pair of wins.
It was a close one, but on Monday the Cardinals sidestepped the St. Thomas (TX) Celts for a 63-61 win.
Speaking of close games: TCU escaped with a win on Monday against the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions by the margin of a single free throw, 73-72. Four players on TCU scored in the double digits: Emanuel Miller (19), Mike Miles Jr. (15), Chuck O'Bannon Jr. (11), and Micah Peavy (10).
Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 1-0. We'll see which team can carry over their success and which team inevitably falls when Lamar and TCU clash.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena -- Fort Worth, Texas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $5.00
The Horned Frogs are a big 33.5-point favorite against the Cardinals, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 33.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
TCU won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.
- Dec 14, 2019 - TCU 79 vs. Lamar 50