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.
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.