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As milestones go, thumb TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has had plenty of four-game winning streaks in his career.

But none of the others have allowed him to post the fastest start to any coaching tenure at his alma mater. That is the bottom line to Monday’s 80-71 triumph over Illinois State at Schollmaier Arena, online a victory secured by a 9-0 closing run over the final 42 seconds on a night when the Horned Frogs (4-0) spent more time trailing than leading.