TCU faces second consecutive ranked opponent at No. 25 UNLV

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    TCU will try to end a three-game skid when the Frogs travel to Las Vegas, Nev. Saturday to face No. 25 UNLV at the Thomas & Mack Center. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. CT.

    The game can be watched on The Mtn. (DirecTV channel 616) or listened to on 820 AM (WBAP) and 88.7 FM (KTCU). GameTracker and radio broadcast can also be accessed on GoFrogs.com.

    TCU, 9-7 overall this season, looks to even its Mountain West Conference record at 1-1 after TCU dropped their league opener at home Wednesday against No. 6 San Diego State.

    UNLV also will be looking for its first MWC victory of the season after dropping a home decision to No. 15 BYU on Wednesday. The Rebels, 12-3 on the season, are 3-3 in their last six games following a 9-0 start.

    TCU will aim for its first victory over UNLV since the 2008-09 season and its first win against the Rebels in Las Vegas since1998-99.

    UNLV, led by seventh-year head coach Lon Kruger, is 12-3 overall this season and 0-1 in the MWC following a Wednesday home loss to No. 15 BYU. The squad, which is 6-2 at the Thomas & Mack Center this season, owns a pair of victories over ranked opponents, No. 25 Wisconsin (68-65) and No. 11 Kansas State (63-59).

    Notes

    Ronnie Moss needs nine assists to tie Brent Atwater for ninth place (321) on TCU’s career assists list. He is six points shy of George McLeod for No. 28 (1,013) on the career scoring chart and 19 short of James Cash for 27th (1,026).

    TCU is looking for it’s first win over a ranked opponent since a 71-66 home victory over No. 14 Air Force on Feb. 24, 2007.

    The Frogs’ last road win over a ranked team came against No. 24 Hawaii, 83-76, on Jan. 26, 1998.

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