01 Feb

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Men’s basketball rallies past Iowa State, 72-68

Guard Andrew Jones and the Texas men's basketball team rallied late to beat Iowa State, 72-68, evening their record against Big 12 opponents at 4-4 (photo by Jose Mendez / Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Habel
Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — There have been plenty of times this season when the Texas men's basketball team has failed, sometimes miserably, down the stretch, in the process turning potential wins into devastating losses.

But the Longhorns (14-7 overall, 4-4 in Big 12 play) flipped that script Saturday, saved their best for last to pull out a dramatic and uplifting win.

Guard Courtney Ramey scored

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 .