FORT WORTH – Two teams looking for their first wins of the season will renew acquaintances on the hardwood Tuesday night when ACU takes on TCU in men's basketball at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and can be heard locally on KTLT 98.1 FM and can be viewed on Fox Sports Southwest Plus with Brian Estridge (play-by-play) and John Denton (color) calling the game.
ACU enters the contest at 0-4 in its first season of NCAA Division I play, while the Horned Frogs sit at 0-2. Tuesday's meeting between the two Texas schools will the first matchup since Dec. 20, 1956. TCU leads the all-time series, 15-0, in a matchup that dates back to 1915 when TCU beat Abilene Christian, 16-2, in Abilene.
The Wildcats have faced one of the nation's toughest schedules in the early going having taken on Duquesne, St. Bonaventure, Maryland and Iowa. It doesn't get much easier for the Wildcats, who play TCU on Tuesday, at Xavier next Monday (Nov. 25) and a possible game against mid-major powerhouse Towson next Saturday (Nov. 30).
All of those games – plus a pair of games this weekend at the Angelo State Classic in San Angelo and a Nov. 29 game against West Alabama in Baltimore – will be on the road as the Wildcats play their first 10 games on the road.
The Horned Frogs are 0-2 after falling to longtime rival SMU (69-61) and Longwood (82-79).
Fans of both teams who want to help make a difference in the lives of children at Cook Children's Hospital will have the chance to do so Tuesday prior to the ACU-TCU game.
TCU's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit Cook Children’s Hospital. The group is asking that fans contribute to the cause by donating an unwrapped toy at Tuesday night's game.
In exchange for the donation, fans will receive a $1 coupon that can be redeemed at any concession stand during the game. Fans can drop off their donation at any of the entry doors at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum during the game.