Longhorns clinch first-round tournament bye

Thursday, March 1st 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Austin, Texas-AP) -- The 24th-ranked Texas Longhorns have clinched a first-round bye in the Big 12 post-season tournament.

Texas improved to 22-and-7, 11-and-4 in Big 12 play with its fifth straight win last night, a 76-to-61 victory over Missouri.

Texas hasn't lost since Oklahoma beat the Longhorns by 21-points on February Tenth.