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Baseball’s rally falls short in Big 12 Championship title game, 6-5

Reliever Connor Mayes allowed just one hit but was saddled with the loss as the University of Texas baseball team lost, 6-5, in the title game of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma State Cowboys entered the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship seeded sixth, and eighth, respectively in the conference’s eight-team bracket. By Sunday’s championship game, they were the last two teams standing and battled through a title game befitting the intensity of the tournament, a showdown won by OSU, 6-5.

Texas head coach David Pierce said that while disappointed, he