04 Feb

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Kansas pulls away from Texas men’s basketball, 69-58

Guard Matt Coleman led all scorers with 20 points, but that was not enough as the Texas men's basketball team fell at No. 3 Kansas, 69-58 (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale
Senior writer / editor

LAWRENCE, Kansas — Guard Matt Coleman scored a game-high 20 points and forward Jericho Sims added 17, but no other Longhorn scored more than 6 and the Texas men’s basketball team wilted late, falling, 69-58, at No. 3 Kansas.

The victory improved KU’s record to 19-3 overall and 8-1 in games against Big 12 opponents, while the Longhorns dropped to 14-8 overall and dipped below the .500 mark in conference games, at 4-5.

Udoka Azubuike scored a team-high 17 points and and Devon Dotson added 16 for the Jayhawks.

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