Posted January 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
Ben McLemore scored 16 points and No. 4 Kansas stormed back from a late double-digit deficit to stun Texas 64-59 on Saturday for its 15th straight win. Jeff Withey added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Jayhawks (16-1, 4-0 Big 12), who trailed by 11 points in the second half before McLemore steered a rally that prevented the reeling Longhorns (8-9, 0-4) from a badly needed victory in this troubled season. Travis Releford added 12 points for Kansas. Sheldon McClennan led the Longhorns with 18 points. Texas has lost four straight, its longest losing streak since coach Rick Barnes' first season in 1998-99. Texas' Julien Lewis had a chance to force overtime, but missed a corner 3-pointer with 13 seconds left. Lewis had made just three of his previous 12 from behind the arc before that shot, and McLemore even said afterward that taking that one so early with plenty of time left on the shot clock surprised him. ''We just had to play through it,'' McLemore s...
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