Texas (8-3) vs. Connecticut (8-3)
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 - 8 p.m. Central
Frank Erwin Center (16,540) - Austin, Texas
GameDay Quick Facts
• Television: The game will be televised nationally by ESPN2. Jon Sciambi (pxp) and Fran Fraschilla (analyst) will call the action.
• Radio: The Longhorn IMG Radio Network broadcast every UT game on the statewide network. Craig Way (pxp) and Eddie Oran (analyst) will call the action. Check www.TexasSports.com for a listing of affiliates carrying the game.
• Series: UConn leads, 5-3. Last meeting: Texas 55-54 (Nov. 30, 2014; Storrs).
• CARDIAC HORNS: Texas has won two of its last three games on buzzer beaters entering Tuesday's contest vs. UConn. Javan Felix hit a jumper as time expired to beat #3/3 North Carolina (Dec. 12), while Isaiah Taylor hit a floater with 1.1 seconds left to lift the Horns to victory at Stanford (Dec. 19).
• TAYLOR'S BIG NIGHT: Junior point guard Isaiah Taylor had a night to remember in the win at Stanford. Taylor posted a game-high 26 points (11-of-17 FG) and six assists in 38 minutes and hit the game-winning floater with 1.1 seconds left. He leads the team in scoring (14.7 ppg), assists (5.1 apg) and minutes (28.0 mpg) this season.