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WVU Can't Keep Pace with Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Javan Felix scored 18 points and No. 19 Texas used another impressive offensive performance to beat West Virginia 88-71 on Saturday night, a victory that keeps the Longhorns within a game of the lead in the Big 12.

Texas (20-5, 9-3) had five players score in double figures and shot better than 60 percent for most of the game.

Cameron Ridley scored 17 points and was a force on defense with three of Texas' five blocks, including two in the final minute of the first half. Jonathan Holmes, Texas' leading scorer this season, had 11 in his return after missing a game with a knee injury.

Eron Harris scored 21 points for West Virginia (15-11, 7-6), which had surged up the league standings by winning four of five.


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