Horns rally in final minutes, stun No. 14 Baylor in OT 61-59

Isaiah Taylor (Photo: Courtesy UT Athletics Photography)
Isaiah Taylor (Photo: Courtesy UT Athletics Photography)

AUSTIN – After sitting on the bench for more than two-thirds of the game, Isaiah Taylor made his presence known is the largest of ways during overtime in Texas’ do-or-die 61-59 victory against No. 14 Baylor Monday at the Erwin Center.

Taylor, who said he was not hurt but regulated to the bench for most of the game, was involved in a scuffle for a loose ball near mid-court late in the overtime period that grew to a bench-clearing grab-and-hold session between the two team’s players and coaches.

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After seven players (four from Texas and three from Baylor) were ejected for leaving the bench, Taylor was left open on the left wing when Baylor moved to [article-offer]

Steve Habel

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 .

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