Feb. 14, 2012
| Box Score
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Big 12 scoring leader J'Covan Brown had 19 points and Texas extended its winning streak to four games, rallying from an eight-point deficit to beat Oklahoma 69-58 on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma (13-12, 3-10) dropped its fifth straight game, its fourth straight at home and its fifth straight in its series against Texas (17-9, 7-6), which is seeking a 14th straight NCAA tournament appearance under coach Rick Barnes.
Myck Kabongo and Sheldon McClellan scored 13 points each for Texas.
Steven Pledger led the Sooners with 18, and Cameron Clark and Romero Osby had 13 apiece.
Oklahoma led 33-25 in the final minute of the first half, but Texas used a 10-0 run spanning intermission to go ahead.
Oklahoma rallied briefly to go up 37-35, but Brown hit three 3-pointers in a 3-minute span as the Longhorns seized control with a 19-5 run and went up 54-42 with 10:56 left.
· Texas has won five straight and 12 of the last 14 meetings against Oklahoma.
· Trailing 33-28 at the half, Texas opened the second half on a 7-0 run to take a 35-33 lead. Texas did not trail again.
· Texas outscored Oklahoma in the paint 22-12, and outscored OU off of the bench, 23-8
· Texas outrebounded Oklahoma, 37-33
· Texas improved its offensive performance in the second half; the Horns shot 45% (10-22 FG) in the second half after shooting 33% in the first half. UT scored 41 points in the second half after scoring 28 in the first half. UT made 4-of-9 (44%) of its three-point field goal attempts in the second half after shooting 1-of-10 (10%) from behind the arc in the first half.
· Texas wins its third straight game after trailing at the half (5-7 this season when trailing at the half)
· Reached double figures in scoring (19 points) for the 24th time this season and the 57th time in his career
· With his 19 points, he moves into 20th place on UT's all-time scoring list with 1,206 points; he passed Benford Williams (1,197 points) for 20th place
· Reached double figures in scoring (13 points) for the 15th game
· Reached double figures in scoring (13 points) for the 16th game this season