Higgs' career game lifts No. 8 Texas past Oklahoma 88-78
December 29, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lashann Higgs scored a career-high 25 points and No. 8 Texas won at Oklahoma for the first time since the 2009-10 season, beating the Sooners 88-78 on Thursday night in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams.
Ariel Atkins added 15 points and nine rebounds and Brooke McCarty had 12 points for Texas (10-1, 1-0 Big 12), which had lost its previous seven games at Oklahoma (5-7, 0-1). The Longhorns never trailed and led by as many as 20 points, slowing an Oklahoma offense that had averaged 85.6 points in five previous home games.
Oklahoma had won its last 12 Big 12 op...