Texas Longhorns Hoops vs. Kansas St. Wildcats: Preview & Open Thread


Cheer on Kabongo in his second home game of the year.

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In a game none of you are sure to watch--Longhorn Network, holla!--the Texas Longhorns (12-14, 4-9) host the Kansas St. Wildcats (21-5, 10-3).

Bruce Weber's bunch is currently tied for first in the Big 12 alongside rival Kansas, making this a very important game for the Wildcats. For Texas, it's just Myck Kabongo's second home game since returning from suspension, so hopefully there will be a modicum of a home crowd to cheer him on.

Kansas St. flat out destroyed Texas in the first round, racing to a 19 point first half lead before settling for an 83-57 victory. Point guard Angel Rodriguez, who had 11 points and 8 assists, may find it to be slightly tougher sledding now that Kabongo is back.

Forward Jonathan Holmes also returns for Texas; he missed the first game with a hand injury. Of the five starters Texas originally ran out against the Wildcats, just one--Ioannis Papapetrou--will start this game. The Longhorns are likely to lose anyway.



Texas: G - Myck Kabongo (#12 - So.) | G - DeMarcus Holland (#2 - Fr.) | F - Jonathan Holmes (#10 - So.) | F - Ioannis Papapetrou (#33 - Fr.) | F - Connor Lammert (#21 - Fr.)

Kansas St.: G - Angel Rodriguez (#13 - So.) | G - Will Spradling (#55 - Jr.) | G - Rodney McGruder (#22 - Sr.) | G - Shane Southwell (#1 - Jr.) | C - Jordan Henriquez (#21 - Sr.)


Texas: G - Javan Felix (#3 - Fr.) | G - Julien Lewis (#14 - So.) | G - Sheldon McClellan (#1 - So.) | F - Jaylen Bond (#5 - So.) | C - Prince Ibeh (#44 - Fr.)

Kansas St.: G - Martavious Irving #3 - Sr.) | G - Omari Lawrence (#12 - Jr.) | F - Thomas Gipson (#42 - So.) | F - Nino Williams (#11 - So.) | F - D.J. Johnson (#50 - Fr.) | C - Adrian Diaz (#20 - So.)


Texas: C - Cameron Ridley (#55 - Fr. - Out - Eye Infection)

Kansas St.: N/A


TEXAS (12-14, 4-9)
vs. No. 13/13 K-State (21-5, 10-3)

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 • 7 p.m. CT
Austin, Texas • Erwin Center (16,540)

TV: Longhorn Network
Paul Sunderland (play-by-play), Bruce Bowen (analyst), Kaylee Hartung (reporter)
National Radio: ESPN Radio
Marc Kestecher (play-by-play), Will Perdue (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

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