No. 2 Texas 95, Gardner-Webb 63

Damion James had 14 points and 13 rebounds – his 43rd career

double-double – and No. 2 Texas overcame a sluggish start for a

95-63 victory over Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night.

Jai Lucas had 15 points as Dexter Pittman added 15 points and

nine rebounds for the Longhorns (12-0).

C.J. Hailey was 5 of 5 on 3-pointers and scored 20 points for

Gardner-Webb (3-8).

Pittman scored seven points in the first 3 minutes of the second

half as Texas pulled away from a 55-28 halftime lead.

The Runnin’ Bulldogs were only able to get within 23 points in

the second half. Texas forced 27 turnovers and finished with a

season-high 19 steals.

Texas committed 19 turnovers – six in the first 4 minutes of the

game.