Start Time: 6:30 p.m.
Simmons Bank is proud to present the annual Simmons Bank Showdown to Fort Worth’s Dickies Arena on Saturday, December 10th with an early season all-Texas teams men’s basketball double-header.
- 6:30 p.m. – UTA vs. Texas State
- 9:00 p.m. – TCU vs. SMU
Tickets available via Ticketmaster. KIDS $5 with a purchase of an adult ticket.
Students from participating schools can get a complimentary ticket with a valid student id at the Dickies Arena Box Office in advance or day of the game.
Simmons Bank is partnering with Marines Toys for Tots. Starting Monday, Nov 28, individuals will receive two tickets to the Simmons Bank Showdown for the unwrapped toy(s) donated at select Simmons Bank locations while supplies lasts. Individuals are subject to a two ticket maximum limit. The participating Simmons Bank locations:
Simmons Bank drop-off locations in Fort Worth:
- 4809 Camp Bowie Blvd.
- 2601 S. Hulen Street
- 2201 Midtown Lane
- 1120 Summit Ave.
- 3737 SW Loop 820
- 2200 West 7th Street Suite 112
Additional Simmons Bank drop-off locations:
- 551 SW Wilshire Blvd, Burleson
- 1701 US Hwy 287 N, Mansfield
- 740 S. Saginaw Blvd, Saginaw
The last time TCU and SMU played was December 5, 2018 in Dallas where TCU rallied for a 67-59 win. This year’s game will be the first time the two teams have met on a neutral court since November 13, 2013, when SMU won 69-61 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. The Simmons Bank Showdown will be the 194th game played between the crosstown rivals, making SMU the most played opponent for the Horned Frogs.
“We are proud to sponsor the Simmons Bank Showdown at Dickies Arena,” said Simmons Bank’s Fort Worth Market President, Lori Baldock. “The Simmons Bank Showdown promises a great opportunity for these strong Texas rivals and their fan bases to battle for bragging rights. We look forward to hosting them.”
This marks the fourth consecutive season that the Horned Frogs will play a non-conference game at Dickies Arena. The Frogs played the first-ever game played in the arena on December 6, 2019, when they lost a nail-biter to USC, 78-80. In December 2020, TCU defeated Texas A&M 73-55 and last December, the Frogs continued their winning streak with beating Utah 76-62, giving TCUs a 2-1 record in the Simmons Bank Showdown inside Dickies Arena