Texas 69, UCLA 59

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 03, 2011
J'Covan Brown scored 22 points, Myck Kabongo added 13 and Texas rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat UCLA 69-59 on Saturday in a game delayed nearly 131/2 minutes when the lights went out in the first half. The Longhorns (5-2) seemingly benefited from the power surge that briefly darkened the aging Los Angeles Sports Arena. After the lights came back on, they outscored UCLA 9-4, including five by Brown, to end the half trailing 34-28. Lazeric Jones scored 21 points and Travis Wear added 13 for the Bruins (2-5), who equaled their worst start since 2002-03, Steve Lavin's last season as coach. Texas opened the second half on a 12-6 run to tie the game 40-all. The Longhorns took their first lead on Kabongo's open layup that keyed an 11-3 spurt.
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