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Longhorns Bully Past Bearkats

Texas didn't knock down a bevy of open shots, but made up for it with strong defense and an absurd free throw rate in pounding past the visiting Sam Houston State Bearkats 65-37 Tuesday night.

"This group maybe gets more open looks than any team we've ever coached, because of what we're trying to get done on offense with the screening and cutting," said Texas coach Rick Barnes. "It's a group that the one thing we've talked about since day one is putting the ball inside, and that's how we want to play." But so many of those open looks didn't fall, with Texas shooting just 39.5 percent...