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Kansas defeats Texas, 69-66

  • 3 p.m., Jan. 21, 2012
  • Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX

FINAL: KU holds on for 69-66 victory over Texas

Texas guard J'Covan Brown missed a three-pointer at the buzzer, as the Kansas men's basketball team held on for a 69-66 victory over Texas on Saturday at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

Jeff Withey completed a three-point play with 37 seconds left to give KU a two-point lead. Brown missed an off-balance 14-footer to tie it with 15 seconds left, and KU's Travis Releford secured the rebound. Thomas Robinson was fouled, and he one free throw before Brown's last-second missed three.

KU trailed 64-60 with 3:21 left before ending the game on a 9-2 run.

Tyshawn Taylor led KU, posting 22 points on 7-for-13 shooting with five rebounds, four assists and no rebounds.

Robinson added 17 points and nine rebounds.

Brown finished with 24 points on 7-for-26 shooting.

KU (16-3, 6-0 Big 12) will play host to Texas A&M at 8 p.m. Monday.

Join the post game discussion

Live coverage (Ended January 21, 2012 at 5:17 p.m.)

Jayhawkinmullen

Go T-Rob

Mike Kendall

Now if Syracuse could lose!!!!!

Lance Hobson

Withey!!

Dubsix

WooHoo! Kansas wins, Duke Looses!

Dynamitehawk

Yep! Thanks Powder Newell. Well done again!

Mike Kendall

Jesse---thanks! Have a safe trip home!

Eric Williams

Baylor lost to the #7 and #5...they'll fall to about #8 or #9

Liljayhawker15

Rock Chalk!!

Brian Haase

thanks again Jesse! ROCK CHALK!

Mike Kendall in reply to Wissoxfan83

No way!

Joshua Hatcher

3 Baylor... more like #12-15 baylor

Cshjhawk in reply to Lajayhawk

Sad!

Duane Rice in reply to Dynamitehawk

took away his will to live

Mike Kendall in reply to Chihawk11

Man, we got to get some production from our bench!!!

Wissoxfan83

Wow, Joe Pa

Lajayhawk

Jo Pa apparently about to die...

Dynamitehawk

Joe Paterno is near death. Man...

Lonnie Ross Dillon

FSU beats Duke in Cameron Arena!!!

Jhox

Dukies lose too. If only MU had lost would have been a perfect day.

Nh_jhawk

Snuck out of Austin w that one. Never the less....undefeated in Big 12!

Mike Kendall in reply to Brian Haase

Hell Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dynamitehawk

Michael Snaer!!!!

Chihawk11

Road win in the big 12!!! Not pretty, but the w is what's important

Lajayhawk in reply to Lajayhawk

And I actually think it opened at 3

Wissoxfan83

Never in doubt.

mike spicer

ROCK CHALK!!! and duke lost!

Lajayhawk

Line was 3.5, btw. LOL

Jhox

Dodged a bullet.

Jayhawkinmullen

Yes Tebow was the factor today.

Travis Warner

Another good game. Thanks Jesse. RCJH Baby!

Joshua Hatcher

Withey gets the MVP award.

Brian Haase

GREAT SATURDAY!!!!!

Eric Williams

KU wins. FSU beats Duke at the buzzer. All in all a good day.

Matt Kenton

WHEWWWW! Dodged a bullet there!

FINAL
Kansas 69
Texas 66

Jesse Newell

KU holds on for a huge road win.

Brian Powell

WHEW

Brian Haase

AND DUKE LOST AT HOME!!!!

Lonnie Ross Dillon

Whew...

Mike Kendall

Whew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stupidmichael

Most scared I've been all season.

Jace FitzGibbon

wooooo thank you tebow!

Tyson Ailshie

YES! Told ya!

Jerry Becker

That was too close

Lajayhawk

Rock Chalk

Dynamitehawk

Wow.

Brian Haase

ROCK CHALK!!!!!!!

Lajayhawk

Big hit.

Bwag

Yeah baby

Jesse Newell

Robinson makes one.

Lajayhawk

Ugh...

Joshua Hatcher

We need both of these badly. The junior needs to stand up tall right here.

Jayhawkinmullen

Oh yes wooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Stupidmichael

AH!!!!!

Dnvrhawk

Ummmmm. No Wooooo... Just sayin.

Brian Haase in reply to Dynamitehawk

+1283092814

John Liddell in reply to Jayhawkinmullen

lol

Eric Williams

FSU up 73-71 at Duke

Jhox

Come on TRob, gotta make at least one and hopefully two.

Dynamitehawk

Another 1,000 post live blog. Jesse Newell: Internet Superstar.

Jayhawkinmullen

Rock Chalk Jayhawk KUUUUUUUUUUUU Woooooooooooooooooooo

Dnvrhawk

T Rob hits his free throws when he shoots with just one motion. When he pauses at the top of his shot, he misses.

Mike Kendall

Oh, Ricky, so tricky! Hit them, T-Rob!

00:08 left in Second Half
Kansas 68
Texas 66

Jesse Newell

Robinson with two free throws coming.

Jace FitzGibbon

make 1 please trob. im praying to tebow right now

Lajayhawk

BTW, TRob somehow picked up his double double...

Wissoxfan83

We may win, but that TRob miss is the story of the game. Got to be 10 or 15 of those

Travis Warner

Big big free throws

Matt Kenton

Kabongo out! Thank God, I can stop drinking every time they say his name!

Brian Haase in reply to Tyson Ailshie

not over yet dude.... only up 2

Brad Swisher

How many F'ing layups have we missed

fansincewilt

Need at least one.

Eric Williams

wow Texas didn't get bailed out with a foul then.

Tyson Ailshie

GAME!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO! Thanks for the selfishness J'Covan!

Jeremy Bornman

eff brown

Mike Kendall

Poor Thomas! Hit em, T-Rob.

Tonyramp

Free throws

Liljayhawker15

Huge stop!! Brown misses at a huge point in the game.

Stupidmichael

Wow. best case scenario for UT on that defensive posession. damn.

Dnvrhawk

They should get the ball to Withey. heh heh.

Jesse Newell

Risky pass from Elijah there.

Lajayhawk

Point Plankin

Dynamitehawk

ROCK CHALK

Jace FitzGibbon

another missed layup to put it away. jeezzzzzz

79ictjhawk

Yes!

Brian Haase

yessss!!!! MAKE THESE TROB!!!

Matt Kenton

DOUBLE DRIBBLE?

Brian Powell

hard D, bucket (they won't whistle) and we win

Jerry Becker

needed that

Jayhawkinmullen

WOOOoo rock chalk jayhawk KU wooooooooooooooooooooooo Home of the Chiefs baby.

Stupidmichael

I'm SCARED!!

Joshua Hatcher

Yeah J'Covan is right on his 30% season average.

Aviebs51

Duke down 1 fsu ball 26 seconds left....

John Liddell

Oh cool, my heart jumped out of my chest. Good thing we have good doctors here in Lawrence, TX

Jayhawkboogeyman

Withey! Get this ft and it all comes down to D.

Lajayhawk in reply to Jesse Newell

Yep, he was triple-teamed, and he found the open guy. Barely. But he found him.

Liljayhawker15 in reply to Liljayhawker15

our*

Joseph Kuebel

Cmon Trob. WHITE HEEEEEEE!!!!! I LOVE DA WHITE HEE

Liljayhawker15

We have out best free throw shooter on the line :)

Mike Kendall

You can tell T-Rob is struggling. I feel for him.

Rockchalk1990

The idea that refs are costing us this game is silly. They have made shots in the second half.

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