Brown scores 19 as Texas turns away Oklahoma 69-58
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Big 12 scoring leader J'Covan Brown had 19 points and Texas extended its winning streak to four games, rallying from an eight-point deficit to beat Oklahoma 69-58 on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma (13-12, 3-10) dropped its fifth straight game, its fourth straight at home and its fifth straight in its series against Texas (17-9, 7-6), which is seeking a 14th straight NCAA tournament appearance under coach Rick Barnes.
Oklahoma led 33-25 in the final minute of the first half, but Texas used a 10-0 run spanning intermission to go ahead.
Oklahoma rallied briefly to go up 37-35, but Brown hit three 3-pointers in a 3-minute span as the Longhorns seized control with a 19-5 run and went up 54-42 with 10:56 left.
Updated February 14, 2012