10:00 PM ET, November 24, 2009
Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
Brown scores 12 in relief of injured Ward; Texas snaps Pitt's November run
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This was a very costly victory for No. 3 Texas.Starting guard Varez Ward crumbled onto the court with an injury before the game even started. His replacement, J'Covan Brown, scored 12 points and helped lead the Longhorns past Pittsburgh 78-62 for the championship of the CBE Classic.
• The Longhorns improved to 8-1 in their last nine against unranked opponents, outscoring the Panthers 46-28 after being down two at the end of the first half.
• Damion James led the way with 20 points and 9 rebounds for the Longhorns.
• Texas became the first team to score more than 60 points on Pittsburgh this season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||29-55 (.527)||22-55 (.400)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-15 (.400)||4-16 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-24 (.583)||14-22 (.636)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|
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