Jan. 2, 2013
Texas Game Notes
Notes at a Glance
Texas leads the all-time series with Baylor, 157-81, including a 26-6 mark during the Rick Barnes era. Baylor is UT's most common opponent in program history and will compete for the 239th time on Saturday.
UT enters Saturday's game with a 12-2 mark in Big 12 Conference openers during the Barnes era.
Texas is 124-17 (.880) against in-state foes during the Barnes era.
UT leads the NCAA in FG percentage defense (.337) and second in 3-point FG percentage defense (.239). The Longhorns hold opponents to an average of 58.2 ppg.
Texas ranks second in the Big 12 in blocked shots (6.0 bpg). The Horns have posted a 78-36 advantage in blocked shots against its opponents this year.
Freshman PG Javan Felix leads the Big 12 in assists (6.5 apg) and minutes played (35.7 mpg). Felix also leads all NCAA freshmen in assists.
Sophomore G Sheldon McClellan leads the team in scoring (15.2 ppg) and is shooting 84.9% (73-86) from the FT line. McClellan has reached double figures in scoring in all of UT's 13 contests this year.
Sophomore F Jonathan Holmes leads the team in rebounds (7.8 rpg).
Freshman C Cameron Ridley ranks third in the Big 12 in blocks (2.1 bpg) while averaging just 19.9 minutes per game.
Sophomore F Jaylen Bond returned to action last Saturday against Rice after missing 12 of the first 13 games due to a pair of injuries. He recorded 6 reb. in 12 min. against the Owls.
vs. West Virginia - Wednesday, Jan. 9, 8 p.m. CT (Frank Erwin Center) - tickets
$6 Web coupon: Good for one End Court Mezzanine ticket and a coupon for 25% off your purchase at the Texas Longhorns Official Team Shop at the game. Coupon must be redeemed at the Frank Erwin Center Box Office on gameday. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the game. [Web coupon]
UT Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night: Discount for UT faculty and staff. Call (512) 232-3865 for more information. The deadline to order is Wednesday, Jan. 9 at noon.