Kansas pulls away in second half, beats Texas men’s basketball, 66-57

Forward Jericho Sims scored a career-high 20 points, but it was not enough as the Texas men's basketball team fell to Kansas, 66-57, Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel
Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — The Big 12 Conference basketball gauntlet is not for the timid or weak of spirit and there are no gifts. If a team wants to win games, it has to go out and take them.

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Case in point: No. 6 Kansas’ 66-57 victory over Texas Saturday afternoon before a crowd of 11,762 fans at the Erwin Center.

The Jayhawks wanted the game, and they took it. With the game tied [habeabk]

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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