Kansas vs Texas Final: 64-59 - Recap
|Kansas vs Texas Final: 64-59 - Recap|
Kansas got 16 points from Ben McLemore en route to a 64-59 victory over Texas on Saturday at Frank Erwin Center.
Kansas did not, however, defeat Texas against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks.
Kansas got 14 points from Jeff Withey and another 12 points from Travis Releford. Jeff Withey contributed 4 assists, while Jeff Withey cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Texas got 18 points from Sheldon McClellan in a losing cause and another 11 points from Julien Lewis. Javan Felix contributed 4 assists for them, while Julien Lewis had 7 rebounds.
Kansas hit the break trailing 28-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Kansas as they grabbed 36 boards, while Texas only had 29.