Jordan Hamilton scored 25 points and No. 20 Texas gave coach Rick Barnes career victory No. 500 Tuesday night, 84-50 over Sam Houston State.
Longhorns senior point guard Dogus Balbay added a career-high 14
points on and unusual scoring night for him.
Texas (4-1) played its first game as a ranked team this season.
The Longhorns rose to No. 1 for the first time in school history
last January before falling out of the rankings just six weeks
Barnes is 500-250 in 24 seasons as a head coach, with 298 wins
in 13 years at Texas. He is just the 12th active major college
coach to reach No. 500.
Antuan Boodle scored 16 points for Sam Houston State (2-1).