By Steve Habel/Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — A couple of storylines were known before the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners played Saturday before a capacity crowd at the Frank Erwin Center.
Texas will not win the Big 12 Conference regular season championship — that already was clinched by Kansas, for the 12th straight season. In addition, the Longhorns don’t have the nation’s best player — that award very well could go to Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield.
But Texas might be the Big 12 team that’s playing the best at the right time and certainly is a squad no one wants to play in the postseason, as evidenced by the 25th-ranked Longhorns’ 76-63 win over No. 3 Oklahoma.
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