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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.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

TCU won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.

  • Dec 14, 2019 - TCU 79 vs. Lamar 50