Feb. 4, 2013
Box Score |
West Virginia 60, Texas 58
Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum (4,966)
Updated Texas Records
2012-13: 10-12 (2-7 Big 12, 0-6 away)
Coach Rick Barnes: 554-283 26th season overall, 352-149 15th season at Texas
Barnes vs. WVU: 4-3
Texas All-time: 1,668-992 107th season
Series: West Virginia now leads the all-time series, 3-2. All five games between Texas and West Virginia have been decided by four points or less, including one in overtime. The cumulative series score is 343-340 in favor of WVU.
Tale of the second half: Texas overcame an 11-point halftime deficit to take the lead on a 16-3 run spanning 3 minutes and 56 seconds. Javan Felix made two free throws at the 8:21 mark of the second half to give UT its first lead of the second half, 49-47. The game was tied six times with six lead changes, including four ties and four lead changes in the second half. Texas out-scored WVU 33-28 in the second half.
Big Monday: Texas made its second of three appearances on ESPN’s Big Monday tonight. The next game on Big Monday will be on March 4 against Baylor in Austin.
Starters: Javan Felix, Julien Lewis, Sheldon McClellan, Ioannis Papapetrou and Cameron Ridley started on Monday. Texas has a 2-2 record with this starting lineup. Felix is the only player to start all 22 games this season. Lewis has started in 19 consecutive games.
Four in double-figure points: Four Longhorns reached double-figure points on Monday - Ioannis Papapetrou (10), Julien Lewis (10), Javan Felix (12), Sheldon McClellan (14). It is the fifth game with four Horns scoring in double-figures this season (3-2 record).
Javan Felix scored all his 12 points in the second half on 5-of-9 shooting and played in all 20 minutes in the second half ... finished with seven assists in 34 minutes played - the 10th game this season with seven or more assists in a game.
Ioannis Papapetrou reached double figures in scoring (10 points) for the ninth time this season on 4-of-9 shooting in 28 minutes ... went 2-of-3 from 3-point range and now has a trey in seven consecutive games ... In the last seven games Papapetrou is averages 11.1 points per game on 27-of-55 (.491) shooting, including 12-of-25 (.480) from 3-point range, and a team-high 4.9 rebounds per game (34 total).
Sheldon McClellan reached double-figure scoring (team-high 14 points) for the 20th time this season and 40th time of his career (56 games) ... grabbed eight rebounds to set career high in a conference game ... went 9-for-12 at the free throw line, his third game this season with nine or more free throws made.
Julien Lewis reached double figures in scoring (10 points) for the 13th time this season and 23rd of his career (54 games) ... tied a career high in rebounds (seven) for the sixth time.
Demarcus Holland tied a season high in steals (three) while leading the team in that category for the third time ... grabbed five rebounds in 26 minutes played - the most boards since he recorded a career-high against Sam Houston State (11/27).