04 Mar



Men’s basketball falls flat again, downed by Baylor 75-64 in regular-season finale

Freshman Jarrett Allen led the Texas men's basketball team with 20 points and nine rebounds, but was Saturday's 75-64 loss to Baylor his last regular-season game in a Longhorns uniform? (Photo courtesy of texassports.com)

By Steve Habel, Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — There’s no way to push rewind in the Texas men’s basketball season, and it’s doubtful that the Longhorns even would want to go back to square one even if they had the chance.

Texas ended its regular season Saturday with another game it would likely prefer to forget, a 75-64 loss to No. 11 Baylor on Senior Day at the Frank Erwin Center. Baylor didn’t play anywhere near its best basketball, but the game it did bring was plenty to beat the hapless Longhorns, which lost for the seventh consecutive outing and fell to last place in the Big 12 Conference.

“This, for me, as been a really challenging, hard year,” Texas coach Shaka



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 .