The #5 Texas Longhorns will face another tough task on Saturday at 1pm in Houston's Toyota Center.…
Texas Hoops Falters Late Again
The #7 Texas Longhorns have been there done that. Unfortunately, that means collapsing down the stretch in the closing minutes of a tight game. Tuesday's 67-61 loss to Arkansas was eerily similar to the loss to Michigan State on December 20. Leading 53-46 with 9:05 remaining after a Damion James jumper, it appeared as though the Longhorns were taking control of a hard fought battle in hostile territory. The Razorbacks (12-1) had other plans scoring 11 straight points over the next 4:40 to take a 57-53 lead. Over the near five minute stretch, Texas failed to rattle home a basket going 0-5 from the field. Texas closed to within 57-55 on a Dexter Pittman basket with 4:14 to play and then tied the game at 57-57 on a Justin Mason follow up dunk in which Mason and James were both hanging with two hands on the rim. After an Arkansas timeout, the Razorbacks drew up an out of bounds play getting a big three from junior guard Stefan Welsh, who scored 20 points on the night. Arkansas freshman...
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