The TCU Horned Frogs take the Oklahoma Sooners on in a game between the last two teams to defeat the Kansas Jayhawks. (Photo : Larry Miller on Flcikr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/drmillerlg/5272894316/))
The last two teams to face (and beat) the Kansas Jayhawks square off in Big 12 Basketball action Monday, as the Oklahoma Sooners host the TCU Horned Frogs on ESPNU at 7 pm EST. The ESPN3 live stream is available to the western U.S.
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The Sooners upset the Jayhawks on Saturday by a 72-66 score at home. TCU limited Kansas to 55 points in a home win of its own.
Oklahoma is tied for fourth in the Big 12 Conference with a 6-4 record against other Big 12 teams. The Sooners have not had consecutive wins in just less than a month, with a five-game winning streak coming to an end after the January 16 win over Texas Tech.
Romero Osby has a team-leading 13.9 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest, as well as a .502 shooting percentage. Sam Grooms' 2.5 assists per game leads the Sooners, and Buddy Hield averages 1.2 steals per game.
On Saturday, Osby added 17 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Cousins had four assists and Hield had two steals in the win over Kansas. The Sooners outshot the Jayhawks from beyond the three-point line, and Kansas made just 11 of its 20 free throws. The highlights of the game are here.
TCU is last in the conference with a 1-9 mark against BIG 12 teams, and its win over Kansas ended an eight-game winning streak. Prior to the 62-55 win on February 6, the Horned Frogs last won on December 30 against Mississippi Valley 67-64 at home. Kyan Anderson leads the Frogs with 11.3 points, 3.1 assists and 1.5 steals per game on average. Adrick McKinney leads in the rebounding category, with 6.9 per contest. DEvonta Abron is the best shooter on the team with a .546 shooting percentage, and Garlon Gren's .373 mark behind the three-point arc is tops on the squad. The Frogs lost their most recent game 63-50 against West Virginia on Saturday. Anderson had 16 points and two steals, Connell Crossland had 13 points and nine boards and Nate Butler Lind led the team with two assists in the defeat. Highlights of the TCU win over Kansas are here.