February 8, 2010
Kansas forward Marcus Morris tangles with Texas center Dexter Pittman during the second half, Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.
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Longhorns hope to put late collapse behind
The University of Texas men’s basketball team was a popular preseason choice to advance to this year’s Final Four in Indianapolis. Four months later, the Longhorns aren’t a sure-fire bet to escape the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Kansas University sophomore forward Marcus Morris will wear a padded bandage on the middle finger of his right, shooting hand the next eight weeks to help heal a torn tendon near the top of the finger, Morris said before Thursday’s practice in Allen Fieldhouse.
Cole Aldrich said he wasn’t trying to swing his elbows into Damion James’ face after Aldrich grabbed a defensive rebound and was fouled by James with 3:48 left in Monday’s game.