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Game 8: #11/11 Texas (6-1, 0-0 Big 12) vs. Oklahoma State (6-1, 0-1 Big 12)

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 – 1 p.m. Central

Frank Erwin Center (16,540/3,100) – Austin, Texas

GameDay Quick Facts

• TELEVISION: The game will be televised nationally by Longhorn Network. Lowell Galindo (pxp) and Lance Blanks (analyst) will call the action.
• RADIO: The Longhorn IMG Radio Network broadcasts every UT game on the statewide network. Craig Way (pxp) and Eddie Oran (analyst) will call the action. Check www.TexasSports.com for a listing of affiliates carrying the game.

• SERIES: Texas leads, 52-45. Last meeting: Oklahoma State 81-59 (Mar. 7, 2020; Austin).

Notables

• BIG 12 OPENER: Texas opens league play with Sunday’s game in Austin. The Longhorns sport a 15-9 mark all-time in Big 12 Conference openers. The Dec. 20 calendar date marks the earliest conference (Big 12/SWC) opener in program history.

• RECENT SUCCESS IN AUSTIN AGAINST THE COWBOYS: Texas has won 13 of the last 16 meetings in Austin against the Cowboys.

• START TO FINISH: Texas never trailed in Wednesday’s home win against Sam Houston State. This marked the fourth time in UT’s first seven games that the Longhorns have scored the opening points and led from start-to-finish. 

• BROWN SEES DOUBLE: Freshman F Greg Brown registered his second double-double of the season (17 points, 10 rebounds) in Wednesday’s victory against Sam Houston State. He leads the team in rebounding (6.6 rpg) and blocks (9) and ranks third in scoring (10.9 ppg) through the first seven contests.
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