Texas Vs. Kansas State: Longhorns Come Up Just Short, Lose 84-80

J'Covan Brown finished with 22 points but Texas came up just short losing 84-80 to Kansas State.

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Texas Vs. Kansas State Final Score: Longhorns Come Up Short, Lose 84-80

The Texas Longhorns had their chances late thanks to some shaky free throw shooting by Kansas State but a late turnover saw their comeback bid fall just short as they fell to the Wildcats by a score of 84-80

Trailing 82-80, Texas had the chance to tie the game before Kansas State's Martavious Irving came up with a steal that led to a Rodney McGruder dunk to seal the win.

McGruder was huge for the Wildcats finishing with 33 points and eight rebounds. Jamar Samuels added 14 points while Will Spradling and Thomas Gipson finished with 11 points each.

J'Covan Brown scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the Longhorns. Sheldon McClellan added 19 points off the bench while Myck Kabongo finished with 14 points and 10 assists. Clint Chapman chipped in 11 points before fouling out late.

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Texas Vs. Kansas State Score: Longhorns Down 43-42 At Halftime

The Texas Longhorns are hanging close and trailing Kansas State 43-42 at halftime in a tough Big 12 matchup. Longhorns coach Rick Barnes has to feel pretty good after his team shot 52 percent in the first half and only got five points from its leading scorer J'Covan Brown.

Myck Kabongo leads the way for the Longhorns with 11 points and five assists. Clint Chapman provided a spark off the bench with 11 points and three rebounds. Brown was quiet in the first half going 2-7 from the field for his five points.

Rodney McGruder has led a long distance shooting barrage for the Wildcats hitting 4-5 three point attempts for 16 points. Jamar Samuels added 12 as Kansas State hit 7-12 attempts from three point range in the first half.

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Kansas State Vs. Texas Basketball: Longhorns Look To Take Advantage Of Wildcats Lapses In Defense

The Texas Longhorns look to get a road victory over a ranked opponent as they prepare to face the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday night.

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Texas Vs. Kansas State: Game Preview, TV Info And More

The Longhorns will try to end their two-game road losing streak in Big 12 play in a game that could have implications come March.

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