Texas Uses Big 2nd Half Run To Set Up Win
The Longhorns (8-1, 2-0 Big Ten) went into the halftime break with a 37-29 lead and then went on to dominate Kansas in the second half en route to securing the largest margin of victory against an AP Top 10 team in program history.
Junior guard Courtney Ramsey finished with 18 points on 7 of 11 shooting to go with four rebounds for Texas, which used a 29-10 run to open up a 23 point lead with 7:01 left in the second half and Kansas never recovered.
Andrew Jones added 14 points and seven rebounds, Senior guard Matt Coleman III had 13 points, six rebounds, and six assists, Kai Jones chipped in with 12 points and five boards and senior forward Jericho Sims recorded a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Longhorns in the big road win.
Freshman forward Jalen Wilson had 20 points and seven rebounds to lead Kansas (8-2, 2-1), which was losing for the first time since the opening game of its season against No. 1 Gonzaga.
The Jayhawks had won eight straight games entering this matchup.
Ochai Agbaji, who scored 11 points was the only other Kansas player to score in double figures in the defeat.
Texas made 12 for 26 for 46.2% from 3-pointers and shot 49.2% on 30 of 61 attempts.
Meanwhile, Kansas shot 30.8% from the field on 20 of 65 shooting and missed 20 of its 23 attempts from deep.