Courtesy of K-State Athletics
Austin, Texas – Andrew Jones scored 19 points to lead four players in double figures, and Texas picked up an 82-67 win over K-State on Saturday evening in Austin. Texas bounced back from their first conference loss to improve to 11-2 (5-1 Big 12). K-State dropped to 5-9 (1-5 Big 12) with its fourth straight loss.
Texas took control of the game with a 15-0 run over a four minute stretch in the first half. The run gave the hosts a 27-12 lead. The Cats went over seven minutes without scoring, and the Longhorns took advantage. Texas led 44-24 at the half. The Longhorns went 16-for-28 from the floor. Jones and Courtney Ramey combined for 25 points in the opening 20 minutes.
K-State went 16-of-28 from the floor in the second half. Davion Bradford had a team-high 14 points. Rudi Williams added 12, while Mike McGuirl and DaJuan Gordon each had 11 for K-State.
Kamika Hepa (15), Ramey (14) and Jericho Sims (14) joined Jones in double figures for Texas.
K-State returns to action on January 19th with a game at Oklahoma at 5:30 P.M.