TEXAS (5-4) vs. Texas State (4-5)
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 • 7 p.m. CT
TV: Longhorn Network
Sam Gore, (play-by-play); Bruce Bowen (analyst).
Radio: Longhorn IMG Radio Network
Craig Way (play-by-play); Eddie Oran (analyst).
Satellite Radio: XM 202 / Sirius 216
Streaming Audio: TexasSports.com
Live Stats: GameTracker
Series: Texas leads, 41-5
Texas Game Notes | TX State Notes
Notes at a Glance
Texas leads the all-time series with Texas State, 41-5 (.891). The Longhorns' .891 series winning percentage against the Bobcats is the all-time highest against current NCAA Division I UT opponents. UT has won the last 23 games in the series.
Last season Texas defeated Texas State, 86-52, behind a career-high 19 points from Julien Lewis.
Coach Rick Barnes is one win away from his 550th career victory as a head coach. In his 26th season Barnes has an overall record of 549-275.
UT is 122-17 (.877) against in-state foes during the Barnes era entering Saturday's contest.
Texas ranks second in the NCAA in FG percentage defense (.331) and is holding opponents to an average of 57.7 points per game with 7.2 blocks per game.
Six different starting lineup combinations have been used in nine games this season. Five freshmen have made an appearance in the starting lineup.
Sheldon McClellan leads the team in scoring (15.9 ppg) and is shooting 92.0% (46-50) from the FT line.
Julien Lewis is averaging double-figure points (11.0 ppg).
Jonathan Holmes leads the team and is tied for second in Big 12 in rebounds (7.8 rpg).
Cameron Ridley recorded UT's first double-double of the season against UCLA last Saturday with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Ridley ranks second in the Big 12 in blocks (2.6 bpg).
Javan Felix ranks second in the Big 12 in assists (5.7 apg).
Sweatshirt Bundle Pack: $15 bundle pack that includes one end court mezzanine ticket and one UT Athletics sweatshirt (to be picked up at the game). Adult sizes S-XL; size and quantity based on availability. To purchase, call (512) 232-3865; advance sale only. The deadline to order is Thursday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m.
$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]
Medical Community Night: Discount available for employees in the medical field. Call (512) 232-3865 for more information. The deadline to order is Friday, Dec. 14 at noon.
Camper Appreciation Night: Discount available for 2012 UT Men's Basketball campers. Call (512) 232-3865 for more information. The deadline to order is Friday, Dec. 14 at noon.
Longhorns Kids Club Party: Postgame party for club members! Visit LonghornsKidsClub.com for more information or to join today!