Texas was engaged in a hard fought battle on Monday night against North Texas, eventually leaving Denton with a 64-54 win. Now back in Austin, the Longhorns welcome in McNeese State, trying to expand on the early season lessons they’ve learned so far in the young season.
Freshmen Courtney Ramey and Jaxson Hayes play on the college-level basketball court for the first time after two starters are fouled out of in the last two minutes of overtime of the game against Arkansas.
Shaka Smart knew his team desperately needed an injection of energy after a slow start against Eastern Ilinois. Elijah Mitrou-Long provided that when he checked back in the game with 4:15 left in the first half.