This does not mean, however, that TCU has found a temporary home for said teams when play begins next season. The Frogs' basketball teams will have to play the 2014-'15 season outside of DMC in an off-site location.
TCU director of athletics Chris Del Conte said Thursday afternoon that he is still trying to find the best place for both teams to play at home.
"I really want to find a worthy place for (seniors) like Kyan Anderson and Amric Fields to play their final year," Del Conte said. "So if you know of any place - let me know."
He said his first choice is the Convention Center in downtown Fort Worth, but there is the matter of schedule. It is a busy building. Del Conte said the people who run the Convention Center are receptive and open, but as far as anything beyond the game it's a no. No practices, just play the game and go.
Another alternative continues to be the Wilkerson-Greines Athletic Center, located in south Fort Worth. The facility is about 10 miles from TCU's campus. It normally plays host to high school games for Fort Worth Independent School District.
"I really want it to be in Fort Worth," he said.
Del Conte said he believes the facility itself is fine. There is a reason why he is trying to find another - it's a high school gym.
When SMU was renovating Moody Coliseum, it played its games in Garland Special Events Center. That is about 15 miles from SMU's campus.
"The difference is that project only took about six months and they only had to go there a few times," Del Conte said. "This is going to take 19 months. If I can, I'd just like to find the right spot."
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