The Texas Longhorns knew they would be tested at the PK80 Invitational in Portland, Ore. Consider their first exam a passing grade as the Horns defeated Butler 61-48 on Thanksgiving evening. The win sets up a tougher test against top-ranked Duke on Friday at 5:30 p.m. Eastern. The 6-0 Blue Devils defeated Portland State 99-81 earlier Thursday, though they trailed 49-45 at halftime.
Four questions facing Texas on Friday against Texas Tech:Sophomore quarterback Shane Buechele will likely play, but freshman Sam Ehlinger will start — and the Red Raiders have struggled this month against freshmen. Kansas State’s Skylar Thompson beat Texas Tech on Nov. 4 with a touchdown pass in overtime; Baylor’s Charlie Brewer threw for 417 yards against the Red Raiders on Nov. 11; last week, TCU’s Shawn Robinson led the Horned Frogs to a win by leading his team in rushing.
We’re interviewing the beat writer of Texas’ opponent each week this season. This week, Carlos Silva, Jr., (@cmsilvajr) of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal offers his insight on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. 1. Texas fans can relate to Texas Tech’s offensive struggles against TCU. Was last week’s 27-3 loss a credit to the Horned Frogs or has Kliff Kingsbury lost his offensive touch?
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Selecting a term
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