The Longhorns ended a rare Friday night game on a 10-0 run, getting a game-high 15 points from Kerwin Roach, who scored 9 of the Horns' last 12 points on a combination of aggressive drives and 3-pointers.
The win inside a mostly empty Gallager-Iba Arena in Stillwater was much like Texas' victory over Oklahoma last Saturday.
Against the Sooners in Austin, the Longhorns rode a 22-0 run from a 7-point deficit to a 13-point victory. Against Oklahoma State, Texas finished the game on a 16-2 run that turned a 48-46 OSU lead with 7:44 left into a 62-50 UT triumph.
In both games, Texas repeatedly attacked the basket on drives that appeared to draw contact but didn't get foul calls and often failed to convert the drive - until the bitter end.
The Longhorns converted their last 6 FG attempts, including a 3-point play by Prince Ibeh.
Ibeh, who was silent most of the game because of foul trouble, was a monster in the final 6:19 with the 3-point play, an offensive rebound that led to a basket, 3 blocks and a steal.
Ibeh's aggressive D was a big reason Oklahoma State hit only one of its last six FGs and failed to score a single point in the final 4:11. OSU turned the ball over four times in the final 7:44.
The Longhorns outscored OSU 9-1 in points off turnovers and dominated the points in the paint 34-20.
Isaiah Taylor added 12 points for Texas. Lleyton Hammonds
Regular season over.
On to Kansas City for the B12 tourney!