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Texas wastes late chances, falls at Kansas State, 24-21

(Image: Bo Rader /The Wichita Eagle via AP)

(Image: Bo Rader /The Wichita Eagle via AP)

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Texas had the chance to pull victory out of the jaws of defeat against Kansas State on Saturday but — like so many other trips by the Longhorns to the Flint Hills of Kansas — the Longhorns just couldn’t get out of their own way long enough to make it happen.

This time around it was no different as Kansas State parlayed an efficient-if-unspectacular first half into 24-21 victory over the hapless Longhorns before a crowd of 52,338 fans at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

The Wildcats scored on runs of 6 and

 

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 .