It was a day bigger than basketball. Nine hours earlier, Texas announced sophomore guard Andrew Jones had been diagnosed with leukemia. Two overtimes and several career performances later against No. 16 TCU, Texas escaped at the buzzer.
Early in their 75-64 win over Kansas State on Sunday, the No. 8 Longhorns' threes weren’t falling, they couldn’t find a good look inside and there weren’t many chances in transition. But then there was Lashann Higgs.