2:00 PM ET, December 19, 2009
James leads four with at least 20 points in offensive shootout over UNC
ARLINGTON, Texas -- After loading up on lopsided wins against mostly unimpressive foes, No. 2 Texas showed its can be just as tough on the big boys of college basketball.Damion James had 25 points and 15 rebounds, leading a four-man scoring frenzy that carried the Longhorns to a 103-90 victory over No. 10 North Carolina on Saturday in the first basketball game at Cowboys Stadium.
• In the first basketball game at the new Cowboys Stadium, Texas improved to 10-0 for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
• Damion James led Texas with 25 points and 15 rebounds for his 41st career double-double (third most in Longhorns history), and Dexter Pittman finished with 23 points and 15 boards for his first double-double of the season.
• Texas grabbed 29 offensive rebounds, the most they've had in a game since the start of the 1996-97 season.
• North Carolina has lost five straight games vs. top 5 opponents and lost to a nonconference opponent for the third time in their last 31.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 19: A general view of play between the Texas Longhorns and the North Carolina Tar Heels...(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||36-75 (.480)||36-87 (.414)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-13 (.538)||7-22 (.318)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-19 (.579)||24-34 (.706)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||25 (0/0)||21 (0/0)|
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