Trent Johnson, seen here coaching the Frogs in Lubbock, TX, was fired late Sunday night. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

UPDATE: TCU assistant athletic director Mark Cohen confirmed the firing in an email Monday morning. Athletic director Chris Del Conte said that while Johnson was a man of “unbelievable integrity,” the Frogs “simply did not have the success [they] envisioned.”

Original post, 12 a.m. 

TCU has parted ways with men’s basketball head coach Trent Johnson after a four-year stint with the program, multiple sources reported late Sunday night.

The firing comes on the heels of a season in which the Horned Frogs finished 12-21 (2-16 in Big 12), a downgrade from the 2014-15 campaign.

Johnson was 49-74 at TCU, with a 8-60 Big 12 record.

Johnson came to TCU from LSU before the 2012-13 season. Arguably his biggest success with the Frogs came in his first year in Fort Worth, when TCU upset the No. 5 ranked Kansas Jayhawks in the former Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

The next year saw TCU go winless in the Big 12 and just 9-22 overall, although the arrival of four-star center Karviar Shepherd gave fans hope that Johnson could bring TCU to national prominence.

In 2014-15, playing in a high school gymnasium while the Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena was under construction, Johnson led the Frogs to an undefeated record in non-conference play.

The 13-0 Frogs cracked the national rankings in December 2014 when they appeared at No. 25 in the AP poll, but they couldn’t maintain the momentum, and won just 4 games in conference play.

Those 4 games were the most Johnson ever won in-conference as TCU’s head coach.

TCU is expected to announce the firing officially on Monday.

Correction: an earlier version of this story incorrectly gave the ranking of Kansas in 2013 as No. 1. 

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Grant McGalliard is a senior journalism and political science major from Bay City, Texas. He's worked in everything from sports to student organizations at TCU, and recently began blogging with the Dallas Morning News. In his spare time, Grant enjoys tweeting far too much, pretending he knows more than he does about Premier League soccer, and listening to the music of Kanye West.