Following another inconsistent performance that saw the Longhorns give away another halftime lead, the margin of error for the Texas team has gone from slim to razor thin as they head into a crucial matchup with Texas Tech at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday.
Texas guard Courtney Ramey and Tulsa guard Elijah Joiner played on courts 450 miles apart, but both headlined the college basketball weekend after reminding us not only of the power in sports, but of something that echoes outside any arena.
Texas is gearing up for its toughest three-game stretch of the year. The Longhorns travel to Lawrence, Kansas on Monday before home matchups against top-ranked Baylor and defending Big 12 champion Texas Tech.
Saturday afternoon, with Texas struggling to overcome the hump of Iowa State’s seemingly unbreakable lead, sophomore guard Courtney Ramey met pressure and rose to the occasion once again as the Longhorns beat Iowa State 72-68.