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Texas Punches Ticket with Win over Baylor

Pittman leads with 16 - AP Photo/Harry Cabluck

The Texas Longhorns received good news before the game that A.J. Abrams had been cleared to play and then went out on senior night and took care of business, beating the Baylor Bears 73-57 to guarantee a winning record in Big 12 play and in doing so punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament. Dexter Pittman led the way for the Longhorns with 16 points and seven rebounds.

To say the Texas Longhorns own the Baylor Bears would be putting it mildly. Monday night in Austin the Longhorns kept the dominant streak going, which has now won 24 straight against the Bears, and in doing so won an all important ninth game in Big 12 play essentially punching their ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns (20-9, 9-6), playing a third straight game... Recommended Stories

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