Dylan Osetkowski hates talking about last year’s loss against No. 1 Duke. The senior forward has watched the game’s final minutes countless times, reviewing how his team lost a 16-point lead. He still thinks of ways the Longhorns could have closed that game out.
During each home game of this young season, the men's basketball team has battled neck-and-neck with the visitor in first halves before abruptly pulling away with double-digit victories. Episode III of the recurring result aired Friday night, resulting in a 97-69 Texas triumph over The Citadel.
Texas was engaged in a hard fought battle on Monday night against North Texas, eventually leaving Denton with a 64-54 win. Now back in Austin, the Longhorns welcome in McNeese State, trying to expand on the early season lessons they’ve learned so far in the young season.