Texas closed the game with a 16-6 run and grabbed a crucial 72-64 win over the Oklahoma Sooners. After taking a 64-62 lead with 3:17 remaining, the Longhorns scored six straight points to make the score 70-62 with just 1:33 left to give them some breathing room.
Oklahoma had little answers for Sheldon McClellan and J'Covan Brown. McClellan finished with a game-high 24 points while Brown added 22 points and five assists. Sterling Gibbs pitched in eight points off the bench and Myck Kabongo added nine assists and three steals.
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