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)
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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