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Texas Survives in Overtime 85-76

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The Texas Longhorns had to sweep this week's games to keep the NCAA Tournament hopes alive and Saturday took everything the Longhorns had to survive in Boulder in overtime 85-76 against a hot shooting Cory Higgins of the Colorado Buffaloes. Texas moves to 17-7 overall and 6-4 in Big 12 conference play.

The Texas Longhorns have entered survive and advance mode a little earlier than most seasons and on Saturday at Colorado, the Longhorns needed an extra five minutes to survive, beating the Buffalos 85-76 in overtime. On a day when Colorado sophomore guard lit up the Coors Event Center with 34 points, the Longhorns received a combined 50 points from A.J. Abrams and Damion James and needed every...

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