Freshman Morris excels for No. 7 Texas in 100-72 victory

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Freshman Arterio Morris scored a season-best 25 points in just 18 minutes and No. 7 Texas beat Louisiana-Lafayette 100-72 on Wednesday night for its third straight win without suspended coach Chris Beard. The Longhorns improved to 10-1. Morris, a reserve whose previous best was 11 points, connected with 9 of 11 shots and made five 3-point baskets against Louisiana-Lafayette. Texas converted 12 of 22 3-pointers. Jordan Brown, a 6-foot-11 forward, led Louisiana-Lafayette with 20 points. The Ragin’ Cajuns fell to 10-2.

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