No. 25 Texas overwhelms No. 3 Oklahoma late for 76-63 win
AUSTIN, Texas – Isaiah Taylor scored 18 points and No. 25 Texas overwhelmed Oklahoma over the final 7 minutes to beat the third-ranked Sooners 76-63 on Saturday. Buddy Hield, a leading candidate for national player of the year, scored 33 points for Oklahoma. Oklahoma (22-6, 10-6) went nearly 7 minutes without scoring as the Texas run cranked up. Hield didn't break the Oklahoma scoring drought until making a 3-pointer in the final minute.
Famed University of Texas mascot, BEVO XIV, dies
AUSTIN, Texas – University of Texas mascot BEVO XIV, recently diagnosed with Bovine Leukemia Virus, peacefully died in his sleep Friday, according to University of Texas officials. The UT website says following a preliminary diagnosis of the illness last week, BEVO XIV had been resting at his ranch, where he died in the company of his best longhorn friend Spike and John T. and Betty Baker, the owners and caretakers of both BEVO XIV and his predecessor, BEVO XIII. BEVO XIV began his tenure at the age of two in 2004, and was on the sidelines for many historic moments. In addition to his prominent position on the sidelines at Texas Football games, BEVO XIV made multiple appearances at special events, including the second inauguration of President George W. Bush. The necessary funds to support the care and transport of BEVO are provided by the Silver Spurs BEVO Endowment.