#10 Texas v. Texas Institute of Technology
19:00 Saturday, Moody Center
About the series: Texas leads 88-65. Texas Tech University beat the Longhorns last season, and the Red Raiders have won nine of their last 11 meetings.
About Longhorns: Texas rose from an 18-point deficit in Wednesday’s 79-75 home win over No. 17 TCU. It was UT’s biggest comeback since 2013. … In a game against the Horned Frogs, Deesu hit all seven of his field goals. He is throwing 64% for the season. …. Reserve guard Jabari Rice is averaging 9.9 points. He hit 15 in the second half against TCU and hit 11 in the final six minutes of a 70-69 victory over Oklahoma City on December 31st. … UT, with 82.1 points per game, is the highest scoring offense in the Big 12.
About Red Raiders: Texas Tech University will be just four days away from losing 84-50 in 14th place in Iowa. In addition, after losing close conference games in TCU, Kansas, and Oklahoma, Tech is on its first four-game losing streak since 2015. … Tyson began his college career in Texas but left the Longhorns in December as a freshman. He played in eight games for UT in the 2021-22 season. … Batcho is second in the Big 12 with his 27 blocks. … Harmon’s cousin, Rory, is a point guard on the Texas women’s basketball team.