AUSTIN -- Longhorn D.J. Augustin scored 22 points and number
nine Texas went 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final
minute to hold off Nebraska 70-66.
A.J. Abrams hit a clutch 3-pointer with 41 seconds left for the
Longhorns (25-5, 12-3 Big 12), who moved into a tie for first in
the league with number five Kansas.
Texas was coming off an 83-80 loss at Texas Tech that ended an
eight-game winning streak.
Nebraska (17-11, 6-9) rallied from a 38-25 halftime deficit to
tie the game at 50 with 9:39 left.
Augustin then made two 3-pointers to give Texas a six-point
lead. Nebraska center Aleks Maric went inside for two layups that
tied the game for the last time at 61-61.
Abrams, who was 1-for-5 from the field in the first half, scored
11 points in the second half, including going 4-for-4 from the free
throw line in the final minute.