Big 12 Basketball Tournament 2011 Bracket Update: Kansas Defeats Texas, 85-73

The No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks beat the No. 10 Texas Longhorns, 85-73, to capture the 2011 Big 12 Tournament championship. Kansas held the lead for almost the entire game, which the Morris Brothers helped create. The brothers combined for 31 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and three blocks.

All five starters for Kansas scored in double-digit points, led by Tyshawn Taylor's 20. Taylor and Brady Morningstar combined for 11 assists. Thomas Robinson scored all 10 bench points for the Jayhawks and pulled down nine boards as well. Kansas shot 56.9 percent from the field.

On the opposite side, Texas shot only 40.9 percent in the loss. Jordan Hamilton led the team with 21 points on 9-of-21 shooting (1of-8 from beyond the arc), and J'Covan Brown added 17 from off the bench, making four of his eight threes.

Kansas is likely headed to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns could wind up as a 3-seed, though we won't know about either for certain until Sunday night.

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