I alluded to talking to a couple of people that matter with some insight into the process on the Everyone Gets A Trophy Black Friday podcast on Sunday. These were folks that wanted an Iowa State win on Friday and they weren't a bit guilty about it. After the Cyclone game, I checked back in.
Shaka Smart’s Longhorns uncharacteristically won with offense Monday in their 78-76 defeat of Davidson during the Maui Invitational in Asheville, N.C. Thanks to six Longhorns in double figures, including Courtney Ramey and his game-winning layup with 20 seconds left, Texas survived a late scare from the Wildcats despite a so-so evening on the defensive end.