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.

Myck Kabongo and Sheldon McClellan scored 13 points each for Texas.

Steven Pledger led the Sooners with 18, and Cameron Clark and Romero Osby had 13 apiece.

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.

What to Read Next