Despite the piling losses, Shaka Smart's young Longhorns are showing signs of improvement, but will now face their toughest test of the rebuilding season -- No. 2 Kansas in The Phog. The Jayhawks look on par for their 13th straight Big 12 title and have the makings of a team headed for the Final Four.
It would take nothing short of a perfect game from the Longhorns to escape Lawrence with their eighth win of the season. Can the 'Horns finally get over the hump after going 1-6 in games decided by five points or less this season?
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