TCU (21-11) is scheduled to matchup against Syracuse (21-13) this Friday, March 16th. Tip-off is at 9:40pm ET and the game will be playing live on CBS, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). TCU is the favorite at -4, 78.5% have picked Syracuse to cover the spread. The total number of points scored for the over/under is listed at 136.5, 80% have picked the under.
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Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Desmond Bane (G)||Frank Howard (G)|
|Aex Robinson (G)||Tyus Battle (G)|
|Kenrich Williams (G)||Marek Dolezaj (F)|
|Vladimir Brodziansky (F)||Oshae Brissett (F)|
|Kouat Noi (F)||Paschal Chukwu (C)|
TCU Game Summary
TCU lost their last game against Kansas State on Thursday, March 8th, 66-64. Makol Mawien (Kansas State) scored a team-high 16 points for the winning team, making 6 of 7 attempts from the field for a 85.7% field goal percentage. In 30 minutes, he collected 16 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal and 3 blocks with 2 turnovers. Kenrich Williams led TCU's team in scoring with 20 points, while shooting 8 of 15 (53.3%) from the field. In 43 minutes, Williams added to his stat line, 20 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and 2 threes with 1 turnover.
Syracuse Game Summary
Syracuse won their last game against Arizona State, 60-56 on Wednesday, March 14th. Syracuse's Oshae Brissett scored a team-high 23 points in the win, hitting 7 of 15 shots from the field for a 46.7% field goal percentage. In 37 minutes, he collected 23 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 3 threes with 0 turnovers. Kodi Justice led Arizona State's team in scoring with 15 points, while shooting 50% from the field (making 6 of 12 attempts). In 35 minutes, Justice added 15 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 3 threes with 1 turnover.
TCU is the favorite here, but can Syracuse ride the First Four victory into the second round? First Four teams have some history of going on a short run, but I don't think that happens here.
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