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Longhorns rout Texas Tech 71-49

The #11 Texas Longhorns rolled into Lubbock on Saturday in bad need of a confidence building win. With their backs against the wall in an early must win game to stay in the Big 12 race, Texas responded playing one of their best all-around games on the seasons beating the Red Raiders behind the play of Damion James and Gary Johnson.

The #11 Texas Longhorns entered Saturday in need of a jump start. Head coach Rick Barnes shuffled the starting line-up inserting Gary Johnson as well as giving Matt Hill his first extended action since early in his freshman season. Texas responded to the changes playing one of the best games of the season. The Longhorns (13-4, 2-1) got down 8-2 early before getting it going behind the...