03 Apr

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Horns Showing Signs of Life with Mid-Season Wins

(Image via University of Texas Athletics)

The No. 12/15 Texas baseball team looks for its fifth straight win as the Longhorns take on Texas State Tuesday at 6 p.m. (Image via University of Texas Athletics)

By Steve Habel/Horns Illustrated Associate Editor

It had been a while since the Texas baseball team won a Big 12 Conference series, but the Longhorns were able to get that King Kong-sized money off their back on Sunday when they beat Texas Tech 5-2 in extra innings to win a pivotal rubber game in the three-game series.

The Longhorns followed that victory with a 5-2 win on the road against

The Habe is Steve Habel, Horns Illustrated’s senior editor. He was the magazine’s first staff member, in 1994, and has covered Texas sports ever since. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .