It was the Dylan Disu show on Saturday night.
No. 2 Texas failed to get anything going offensively against No. 10 Penn State from behind the arc. The Longhorns went 1-for-13 from the three-point line in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
However, Texas forward Dylan Disu stepped up and put the team on his back. The Pflugerville native finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds, hitting clutch shots when it mattered most.
Disu’s performance took the college basketball world by storm, garnering shoutouts from former Longhorns and NBA greats Kevin Durant and LaMarcus Aldridge among others.
Texas is now Sweet 16 bound for the first time since 2008. If Disu continues to play at this level, the Longhorns will be tough to beat. Here’s a look at the best reactions from Disu’s career performance against Penn State.
See y’all in the 16. Gameball goes to Dylan Disu, looked like a young Lamarcus Aldridge out there. Let’s get it @TexasMBB
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) March 19, 2023
Big time win fellas! @TexasMBB DYLAN DISU way to carry us!!
— LaMarcus Aldridge (@aldridge_12) March 19, 2023
Dylan Disu is the only player since 2000 to have at least 28 points, 10 rebounds, and 2 steals without a single turnover in an NCAA Tournament game. pic.twitter.com/cAR4F7U9S7
— Hook'em Headlines (@HookemHeadlines) March 19, 2023
Dylan Disu legacy game I see
— CJ Vogel (@CJVogel_TFB) March 19, 2023
Regardless of result Dylan Disu is putting together one of the best tourney performances I’ve seen from a Horn in the tourney
— Hudson Standish (@247Hudson) March 19, 2023
roses are red
violets are blue
when all else fails
i turn to you pic.twitter.com/cgVyQH5rA9
— Dylan Disad (@sad_longhorn) March 19, 2023
Sweet 16!!!!! This feeling is unbelievable ❤️ Love this team 🤞🏾🤘🏾
— Sir Jabari Rice© (@_jabariii) March 19, 2023
I love seeing the University of Texas, value the talent in their backyard of Austin… n now they’re winning. Crazy how that work. Love to see it. Hahah. https://t.co/TaIC97OmLz
— Garrett Wilson (@GarrettWilson_V) March 19, 2023
ohmygod they picked the very best celebration song to dance to. tremendous work, 10/10pic.twitter.com/nfD3YzwYFt
— alex briseño (@Alex__Briseno) March 19, 2023
Dylan Disu had the highest-scoring double-double (w/ pts & rebs) in Texas NCAA Tourney history. 28 & 10.
— Alex Loeb (@SpanningTheLoeb) March 19, 2023
After Penn State took a three-point lead with 4:48 left, Texas didn’t miss a shot the rest of the game. Made their next six shots, scored on their next seven possessions. Flawless response.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 19, 2023
Chants of “DYLAN! DYLAN! DYLAN!” And “RODNEY! RODNEY! RODNEY!” Filling the arena. These dudes are having the time of their lives right now. And they’ve earned it pic.twitter.com/utrA9OGhwo
— Nick Moyle (@NRMoyle) March 19, 2023
— Parker McCollum (@ParkerMcCollum) March 19, 2023
Dylan Disu with the game of his life!
— Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) March 19, 2023
Dylan Disu is a beast. Completely different player. #HookEm
— HornSports (@HornSports) March 19, 2023