After big first half, Mouton, Texas cool off
NEW ORLEANS -- The homecoming was almost perfect. Louisiana native Brandon Mouton almost single-handedly kept Texas in the game against Syracuse for the first 20 minutes. The 6-4 junior swingman, who was always told by his dad not to be afraid to take the big shot, scored 15 of Texas' first 17 points.
Texas trailed Syracuse by three points at halftime.
But Mouton cooled off in the second half, scoring just five points as the Horns withered late in the game.
Texas lost, 95-84, ...
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