Feb. 1, 2013
Complete Texas Game Notes
TEXAS (8-11, 1-7 Big 12) at TCU (7-12, 0-8 Big 12)
Feb. 2, 2013 ~ 11:35 a.m. Central ~ FSN
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (7,201) ~ Ft. Worth, Texas
Game Day Information
TV: Ron Thulin (play-by-play) and Brenda VanLengen (analyst) have the call on the FSN national telecast of the game.
RADIO: The radio broadcast with Craig Way on play-by-play and Fran Harris as color analyst will air on KVET-AM 1300 “The Zone.”
SERIES: Texas, 31-0. Last meeting: Texas 86-54 (Dec. 10, 2002; Austin, Texas)
• FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK - AGAIN ... Freshman center Imani McGee-Stafford was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Week on Jan. 28 for the second time this season after averaging 13 points and 9.5 rebounds in Texas’s loss at Kansas and win over K-State last week. She shot .524 (11-of-21) from the field and .571 (4-of-7) from the free-throw line while contributing three assists, two blocks and a steal. McGee-Stafford recorded 20 points and 16 rebounds against K-State, her first double-double since Jan. 5 and seventh of the season.
• ENEMKPALI ONE SHY OF 10th DOUBLE-DOUBLE ... Sophomore forward Nneka Enemkpali leads all Big 12 Conference players with nine double-doubles this season, including two in league games.
• WINS VS. LOSSES ... Texas is holding opponents to 47.8 ppg on 28.0 percent shooting from the field (134-of-478) in its eight victories this season. In 11 losses, opponents are averaging 72.2 ppg while hitting 42.9 percent from the field (288-671).
Texas vs. TCU
Saturday’s contest marks the 32nd meeting between Texas and TCU, with the Longhorns holding a perfect 31-0 advantage in the all-time series. The Longhorns and Horned Frogs initially met on Jan. 23, 1976, in UT’s second season as a varsity program when head coach Rod Page led Texas to a 74-31 win in the contest. Hall of Fame head coach Jody Conradt led the Horns to 30-straight wins in the series over a 20-year period from 1983 - 2002. The two teams last met on Dec. 10, 2002, when Texas prevailed, 86-54.
Series Quick Facts
Overall Series Record - Texas, 31-0
Most UT points - 115 (Feb. 10, 1996)
Most TCU points - 82 (Feb. 10, 1996)
Fewest UT points - 70 (Dec. 28, 2000)
Fewest TCU points - 31 (Jan. 23, 1976)
Largest UT margin - 66 (107-41 | Feb. 5, 1983)
K-State Knockout (Jan. 26)
~ Texas held Kansas State to 24.1 percent (14-of-58) from the field, the lowest opponent field goal percentage allowed since they held Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to 14.5 percent on Nov. 30.
~ Kansas State’s 40 points tied for the fewest points Texas has allowed in a game this season (vs. Cornell, Dec. 20) … they were also the fewest allowed in a Big 12 game thus far, with the previous low being 53 at West Virginia (Jan. 9).
~ Texas dominated the KSU on both ends of the ball, outrebounding the Wildcats 47-26 and controlling a 34-10 scoring advantage in the paint.
~ Kansas State’s 14 second-half points were the fifth-fewest points allowed by a Texas team in the second half in program history.
Outworking Opponents on the Boards
Texas leads the Big 12 Conference with a +10.9 rebound margin. Additionally, the Horns are pulling down a league-best 45.9 rpg through 19 contests. UT has outrebounded all but five of 18 opponents. Texas’ rebound margin ranks No. 7 among all NCAA Division I teams (as of Jan. 27), and sophomore Nneka Enemkpali ranks 38th nationally with 10.1 rpg and second among all league players.
Enemkpali One of a Kind
Sophomore Nneka Enemkpali is the only player in the Big 12 Conference averaging a double-double through all games this season. She is second in the league with 10.1 rpg and is the ninth-leading scorer with 14.3 ppg.
Trio Standing Out in Big 12 Play
Three starters are leading the Longhorns in scoring and rebounding in Big 12 Conference action. Junior guard Chassidy Fussell leads the Horns with 13.0 ppg and is pulling down 6.3 rpg. Sophomore forward Nneka Enemkpali is second in scoring with 12.9 ppg and is averaging 8.0 rpg. Freshman center Imani McGee-Stafford is averaging a team-best 8.5 rpg and is third in scoring with 10.0 ppg.