Although TCU probably anticipated playing in the NCAA Tournament at the start of the season, Raegan Pebley’s team isn’t done.
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MBB All-Conference Awards: Robinson, Culver nab Player of the Year and Beard, Ogden named Coach of the Year
At the beginning of the year, Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver had a big weight on his shoulder taking up the scoring load for the departed Zhaire Smith.
After two decades of missing March Madness, TCU broke through to reach the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team. The Horned Frogs were one-and-done, losing in the first round to Syracuse. The school has made back-to-back NCAAs just once in school history and that is in the early 1950s.
The Mean Green men’s basketball team went with a youth movement in 2017-2018 under first year head coach Grant McCasland and after bobbing along near .500 most of the year, UNT caught fire late in the year winning five of their six games to take home the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) post-season title.