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Lewis, Defense Boost Longhorns To Victory

Texas smothered Texas State on defense, then used a second-half three-point barrage to put away the Bobcats, 86-52.

"The first half was the first time we've played Texas defense," said Alexis Wangmene afterward. And boy, did the Longhorns defend. The Bobcats, visibly frustrated, struggled even to knock down the open shots that they got, shooting a pedestrian 13.6 percent from the floor in the first half in hitting just 3-of-22 from the floor. Only one of those three buckets was a two-point basket, with the... Recommended Stories