Oklahoma 85, Texas 84 (OT)

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Hollis Price made the go-ahead jumper with 20 seconds left in overtime Saturday and came up with a key steal on the defensive end as No. 7 Oklahoma blew a 17-point lead in regulation before holding on for an 85-84 victory over Texas.

Fredie Williams made one of two at the foul line to give Texas (14-7, 5-3 Big 12) its final lead at 82-81 with 40 seconds left. Price responded with a turnaround jumper from the free-throw line to give the Sooners the lead for good with 20 seconds remaining.


The Longhorns went inside on their next possession and James Thomas missed but got his own rebound. Price cleanly stripped Thomas and the ball went out of bounds to Oklahoma.

Jason Detrick made a pair from the line with seven seconds left for an 85-82 advantage and Texas misfired on a long three-pointer but scored on a meaningless follow shot for the final margin.

Price scored the final five points of a 13-2 spurt that gave Oklahoma its largest lead at 68-51. But Brandon Mouton made a three-pointer to pull the Longhorns within 71-67 with 2:25 left in regulation.


With Oklahoma ahead, 74-71, Ebi Ere missed a pair of foul shots with 25 seconds left. Texas freshman T.J. Ford missed a wide-open three-pointer with two seconds left and the ball went out of bounds seven-tenths of a second left to the Longhorns.

After a timeout, Mouton came around a double screen and cleanly swished a three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game to overtime.

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