After battling back from a 10-point second-half deficit, Texas upset No. 14 Baylor in OT, 61-59. A bench-clearing scuffle at the 2:06 mark in overtime resulted in the ejection of seven players: John Heard, Johnathan Motley and Ishmail Wanwright for Baylor and Cam Ridley, Connor Lammert, Kendal Yancy, and Prince Ibeh for Texas.
Leading the country in the category, Texas held a block party, stuffing the Bears 12 times. Texas’s Isaiah Taylor who survived ejection after engaging in a scuffle with Baylor’s Royce O’Neale, went on to hit the game winner runner with 5 seconds to play in overtime.
No. 14 Baylor hosts Texas Tech on Friday to close out the regular season. Texas hosts Kansas State on Saturday.
Texas cut the Baylor lead to 7 after Javan Felix hit a 3-pointer at 6:09 in the second half. After this huge, make the momentum swung in Texas’s Favor.
Texas’ Demarcus Holland scored 12 points off the bench.
Strange, Yet True
The leading scorers on the night for both teams came off the bench: Texas’ Holland (12 pts) and Baylor’s Taurean Prince (17 pts).