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Texas shoots down Ducks 70-57

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The #6 Texas Longhorns faced the tough task on Wednesday of overcoming a last second, heartbreaking loss early in the season and having to play a lesser opponent on a quick turn around. The Longhorns responded in a must win game overcoming dead legs and a slow start to beat the Oregon Ducks 70-57.

The Texas Longhorns faced their initial adversity of the 2008-09 season Tuesday night after a tough loss to Notre Dame. If Wednesday was an indication of this team's ability to respond to adversity, Longhorn fans have a team of which they can be proud. The Longhorns and Ducks entered Wednesday with the task of playing a third game in three days. The start was as one would expect with both teams... Recommended Stories