Lewis scores 18; Texas beats Texas Tech 73-57
By JIM VERTUNO
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Julien Lewis scored 18 points and Texas ended a five-game losing streak in the Big 12 with a 73-57 win over Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Ioannis Papapetrou scored 15 points and Demarcus Holland 11 for the Longhorns (9-10, 1-5), who got their first win since Dec. 29 and ended their worst losing streak in the Big 12 since the conference began play in the 1996-97 season.
Sheldon McClellan, Texas' leading scorer on the season, started for the first time in five games and finished with 10 points.
Jordan Tolbert had 18 points and 13 rebounds for Texas Tech (9-9, 2-5). The Red Raiders have lost 17 in a row in Austin dating back to 1996.
Updated January 26, 2013