Julien Lewis scored 16 points to help Texas beat Texas A&M 61-51 on Wednesday night in what may be the last contest in Austin in the 95-year-old rivalry.
The schools meet in College Station on Feb. 6, but after that,
they are not scheduled to play each other as non-conference
opponents once A&M joins the Southeastern Conference later this
J'Covan Brown had 14 points and Clint Chapman added 11 for the
Longhorns (12-4, 2-1), who improved to 136-85 in a series that
dates back to 1917.
Khris Middleton scored 19 points as the Aggies (9-6, 0-3) fell
into a tie for last place in the Big 12, a long way from their
preseason No. 20 ranking.
Texas converted just two field goals in the game's first 10
minutes but still led 10-8 midway through the first half, and Lewis
had 10 points to help the Longhorns go into intermission up 26-24.