Texas can breathe a sigh of relief. They’re officially in.
In the first region revealed on the Selection Sunday, Texas found out that it was the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Region, and will face off against the No. 6 seed Butler Bulldogs in In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Thursday.
In a span of 82 seconds late in the second half Saturday, senior forward Jonathan Holmes nailed a pair of three-pointers on back-to-back possessions and sophomore guard Kendal Yancy found junior center Cam Ridley in transition for an and-1, alley-oop dunk to help guide the Longhorns to a much-needed 62-49 victory over Kansas State.