Basketball

Texas too much for No.12 OU, 79-74

AUSTIN -- Texas plugged into a hyped-up crowd to run down No. 12 Oklahoma in the second half Saturday, beating the Sooners 79-74 in a raucous - and full - Frank Erwin Center. Trailing 40-35 at halftime while shooting just 40 percent from the field, the Longhorns blitzed the Sooners in the second half, outscoring Lon Kruger's team 44-34 to earn the win. Matt Coleman and Kerwin Roach led the second-half rush to push the Longhorns to a 15-8 overall record and a 5-5 Big 12 mark.
Basketball

Eight takeaways from UT’s win in Ames

It was Wednesday, January 13, 2010 and it was cold as ****. I wasn't feeling very well but I was there in Hilton Coliseum when the Longhorns, for the first time in school history, were ranked #1 in the country and came away with a road win in Ames. Since that cold, midweek game when Avery Bradley and Damion James were making big plays for Texas, UT had never come out of Hilton with a win. Until tonight.
Basketball

Texas outlasts Louisiana Tech, 75-60

AUSTIN -- Despite not playing the best offensive game through the first 27 minutes, the Texas Longhorns’ high-effort defense and just-enough offense gave Shaka Smart’s team a double-digit cushion that looked to be enough to help cruise to a victory over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. But Eric Konkol’s team began to make a run midway through the second half, and foul trouble turned that just-enough offense into not enough, cutting the lead to four.