Posted March 05, 2013 on AP on Fox
Sheldon McClellan scored 23 points off the bench Texas and beat sinking Baylor 79-70 Monday night, sending the Bears to their eighth loss in 11 games. Baylor, which fell a game short of the Final Four two of the last three seasons, came in needing to make a late push to improve its NCAA tournament chances this year but fell flat against Texas (14-16, 6-11 Big 12), having its worst season in 15 years. Myck Kabongo scored 19 points and Ioannis Papapetrou scored 18 for Texas. Papapetrou's 3-pointer with just under 5 minutes to play stopped a Baylor rally and Julien Lewis added another in the final 2 minutes that put the Longhorns ahead 70-64. Pierre Jackson scored 22 points to lead Baylor (17-12, 8-9).

Kabongo leads Longhorns past Baylor, 79-70

Photo: jrandallc AUSTIN — Sheldon McClellan has been trying to tell you. Most of you haven’t listened. Scott Drew sure did. McClellan went for a game-high 23 points and the duo of Myck Kabongo and Ioannis Papapetrou combined for 37 points, as the Texas Longhorns beat Baylor 79-70. Texas ended a 17-game hoops losing streak (Men’s and Women’s) to Baylor in the process. Texas...
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