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Early run by top-ranked Kansas buries men’s basketball on Senior Night

Guard Javan Felix scored a team-high 13 points, but was the only Longhorn to score in double figures in UT's 86-56 loss to Kansas (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Guard Javan Felix scored a team-high 13 points, but was the only Longhorn to score in double figures in UT's 86-56 loss to Kansas (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — The top-ranked Kansas Jayhawks were not in a sharing mood Monday. After having clinched at least a part of Big 12 Conference title on Saturday, they craved more and satiated  their hunger with an 86-56 win over No. 23 Texas that assured that the league’s regular-season title would not be piecemealed.

“This obviously meant something to our guys,” Kansas coach Bill Self said. “For about 28 minutes, we played about as well as we can play. We made the extra pass and made our open shots. The team played like it was having fun tonight. Our focus was just to play good against Texas, and we did.”

Forward Perry Ellis poured in

 

 

 

 

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .