Carr leads No. 23 Texas past Oklahoma State 56-51

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Texas forward Tre Mitchell, right, goes up for a rebound against Oklahoma State guard Issac Likekele, center, and guard Bryce Thompson, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 14 points and made two free throws with five seconds remaining, and No. 23 Texas defeated Oklahoma State 56-51 to snap a two-game losing streak. The Longhorns won after going more than 10 minutes without scoring in the first half. Tre Mitchell scored 12 for Texas, including a bank shot in the lane with 56 seconds left. Timmy Allen had 11 points and eight rebounds. Courtney Ramey added 10 points, including a pair of free throws with 11 seconds remaining. Bryce Thompson scored a career-best 20 for Oklahoma State, including a layup with six seconds left before Carr’s free throws.