NORMAN, Okla. -- A.J. Abrams scored 22 points and D.J. Augustin added 19 points and seven assists to lead Number 12 Texas to a 64-54 victory over rival Oklahoma tonight.
Augustin and Abrams pushed Texas to its first lead by scoring
all of the Longhorns' points during a 10-to-0 surge midway through
the second half. Abrams' jumper and a 3-pointer put Texas ahead
49-44, and Augustin added a 3 of his own to make it 52-44.
Blake Griffin scored the next five points to get OU within
three, but the rest of the Longhorns (18-4, 5-2 Big 12) started
pitching in after that.
Griffin had 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Sooners (15-7,
3-4). His brother, Taylor Griffin, added 12 points and 14 rebounds.
The Sooners struggled to their third-lowest point total of the
season without Longar Longar, their second-leading scorer.