13 Nov

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Young Longhorns Off to Slow, yet Promising Start

Despite 2-0 start, the Longhorns have struggled against their mid-major opponents. (Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj/US Presswire)

Despite 2-0 start, the Longhorns have struggled against their mid-major opponents. (Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj/US Presswire)

The Longhorns erased a 17-point deficit and defeated South Alabama 84-77 on Tuesday night, moving to 2-0 on the season.

Junior Jonathan Holmes led Texas with 23 points, including 15 in the second half, and finished one rebound shy of his second career double-double.

Though the Longhorns brought home another double-u, their unblemished record is not enough to pass the eye test. Despite being undefeated in this very young season, Texas’ 12th-straight 2-0 start under head coach Rick Barnes, the Longhorns are off to a shaky start.

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Part-time journalist turned full-time blogger, Brian is an online staff writer at Horns Illustrated and serves as senior staff writer for digital marketing agency Speak Social. Brian currently resides in Austin and you can read his blog at the following address: briankendall.wordpress.com