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No. 25 Longhorns shock No. 6 Jayhawks 81-69

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Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins (22) shoots over Texas’ Jonathan Holmes (10) as teammates Joel Embiid and Perry Ellis look on during the first half of a Big 12 Conference basketball game on Saturday afternoon in Austin, Texas.

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AUSTIN, Texas — Don’t crown sixth-ranked Kansas as Big 12 champions just yet. There’s another team with serious designs on winning the title.
And surprise, surprise: It’s the surging Texas Longhorns.
Isaiah Taylor scored 23 points, Jonathan Holmes had 22 and No. 25 Texas beat the Jayhawks 81-69 on Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory.
Texas, which lost its top four scorers from last year’s 16-18 squad, has been the surprise of the Big 12. The Longhorns have four consecutive wins over Top 25 opponents and now sit in second place after dominating a team that had ...

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