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Texas holds off Cyclones 75-67

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The #8 Texas Longhorns got Big 12 play started on the right foot Saturday in Austin beating the Iowa State Cyclones 75-67 behind the stellar play of sophomore Gary Johnson. Johnson continued his hot streak scoring 17 points to go with nine rebounds and three blocked shots.

The #8 Texas Longhorns fought off a pesky Iowa State team on Saturday in Austin pulling away late for a 75-67 win. The Longhorns were led again by sophomore forward Gary Johnson, who scored 17 points as well as pulling down nine rebounds and blocking three shots. The Cyclones (11-5, 0-1) employed a sagging man-to-man defense, which Texas should be getting accustomed to, giving every Longhorn with...

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