No. 4 Texas beats N. Arizona 73-48 in Rio Grande Valley

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Texas beats N. Arizona 73-48
Texas guard Marcus Carr (5) drives against Northern Arizona guard Oakland Fort (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Edinburg, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr had 17 points and four assists as fourth-ranked Texas beat Northern Arizona 73-48.

It was the first game the Longhorns ever played in the Rio Grande Valley in far South Texas, about 300 miles south of their Austin campus. Carr had 10 points when the 4-0 Longhorns scored 17 consecutive points for a 41-11 lead in the first half Monday night.

It was Texas’ first game since beating Gonzaga

Texas played for the first time since beating then-No. 2 Gonzaga 93-74 last Wednesday.

Texas beats N. Arizona 73-48

The Longhorns moved up seven spots in the new AP Top 25 earlier Monday, while the Bulldogs dropped four spots to sixth.