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Abrams Carries Texas Past #2 Oklahoma

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The Texas Longhorns took the floor Saturday night with their backs firmly against the wall. After losing four of the last six games and entering the showdown with the #2 Oklahoma Sooners sitting at 6-5 in Big 12 play, the Longhorns were in desperate need of a big win. What they got was a sensational performance from A.J. Abrams in the closing minutes resulting in a 73-68 win.

When Willie Warren knocked down a three pointer, his sixth of the contest, to give the Sooners a 61-56 lead with 5:14 to play, it appeared as if the finish of this game would be like many others this season with the Longhorns coming up short down the stretch. When the Longhorns needed their senior A.J. Abrams more than at any other time in his career, the sharp shooter stepped up with his best...

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