Big 12 Tournament 2011 Bracket Update: Texas Cruises To Win Over Texas A&M, Will Face Kansas For Championship

The Texas Longhorns took home bragging rights and earned a trip to the Big 12 Tournament Championship with a 70-58 win over Texas A&M on Friday night. The Longhorns had control of this the whole way, taking a six-point lead into the half and cruising to the 12-point win.

Four Longhorns were in double-figures, led by Jordan Hamilton’s 17 points. J’Covan Brown added 15 points off the bench, Tristan Thompson had 14 and Cory Joseph added 10.

The Aggies were led by Khris Middleton’s game-high 18 points. B.J. Holmes and David Loubeau were also in double-figures, adding 11 and 12 points, respectively.

Texas moves on to face Kansas with the Big 12 Tournament championship on the line, Saturday at 6 p.m. on ESPN.

To check in with Texas fans, visit Burnt Orange Nation. For more from Texas A&M fans, check out I Am The 12th Man.

Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 10

No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks def. OSU, 63-62

Colorado def. No. 4 Kansas St. Wildcats, 87-75

No. 2 Texas Longhorns def. Oklahoma

No. 3 Texas A&M Aggies vs. Mizzou, 86-71

Semifinals: Friday, March 11

Kansas def. Colorado, 90-83

Texas def. Texas A&M, 70-68

Championship game: Saturday, March 12

Kansas vs. winner of Texas, 6, ESPN

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