UConn Blows By No. 1 Texas, 88-74
Jan. 23, 2010
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -Jerome Dyson scored a career-high 32 points and Connecticut overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to upset top-ranked Texas 88-74 on Saturday.
It was the Longhorns' second consecutive loss after winning their first 17 games.
The Huskies (13-6) outscored Texas (17-2) 54-32 in the second half and earned their first win over a ranked opponent this season in five attempts.
Kemba Walker had 19 points and 10 assists, and Stanley Robinson added 17 points and 12 rebounds for UConn, which again was without coach Jim Calhoun, who missed his second game on a doctor-ordered leave of absence.
Damion James led Texas with 23 points and seven rebounds, and Avery Bradley added 15 points.