Horns right the ship with win over Baylor

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Men's basketball players Cameron Ridley, Isaiah Taylor, and Javan Felix talk during the win over Baylor on Feb. 26. (Photo: courtesy UT Athletics Photography)
Men's basketball players Cameron Ridley, Isaiah Taylor, and Javan Felix talk during the win over Baylor on Feb. 26. (Photo: courtesy UT Athletics Photography)

By Steve Habel - Associate Editor

There were a handful of times Wednesday during the Texas men’s basketball team’s 74-69 victory over Baylor at the Erwin Center that the Longhorns looked like they were ready to spit the bit and fumble away an 18-point lead that they worked so hard to forge in the first half.

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But thanks to some key late buckets by Jonathan Holmes and a 20-point, 10-rebound performance from Cameron Ridley, the Horns held on and exorcized some demons taken on by back-to-back blowout conference losses on the road to Kansas and Iowa State last week.

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