Kansas falls apart late in 79-76 loss to Longhorns

Kansas led early but lost in the late stages Monday against Texas in a matchup of top 25 teams in the Big 12. Next up for Kansas is Oklahoma on Saturday.

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February 8, 2022 - 8:38 AM

Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks communicates with his team in the first half against the Iowa State Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum on Feb. 1, 2022 in Ames, Iowa. (David Purdy/Getty Images/TNS) Photo by TNS

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Timmy Allen hit the go-ahead jumper, then Marcus Carr delivered the game-sealing steal and free throws.

A few seconds later, Texas fans stormed the court. 

The No. 20 Longhorns tightened up the Big 12 standings Monday night with an intense 79-76 win over No. 8 Kansas as they made the late plays and shots to overcome a blistering second-half shooting effort from the Jayhawks.

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