Longhorns return home for rare meeting with Wyoming

2 p.m. Sunday, Moody Center

TV/radio: LHN/1300

About Texas (4-1): Sophomore forward Dillon Mitchell posted a career-high 21 points with eight boards and two blocks in a career-high 37 minutes in Monday’s loss to No. 5 UConn in the finals of the Empire Classic in New York. … Forward Kadin Shedrick, who sat out the UConn game after scoring 27 points against Louisville in the Empire Classic semifinals, could play against Wyoming. … The Longhorns are 19-1 all-time in Moody Center, which opened at the start of last season.

Texas forward Kadin Shedrick puts up a shot against Rice earlier this month. Shedrick sat out the UConn game on Monday with a sore shoulder but could return against Wyoming on Sunday.

More: Lesson, not a loss: Texas men’s basketball team returns from New York full of optimism

About Wyoming (4-1): The Cowboys haven’t played Texas since claiming a 44-35 win in the opening round of the All-College Tournament in Oklahoma City in 1949. … Wyoming won two of three games in the recent Myrtle Beach Invitational, losing to Saint Louis before capturing the consolation championship with victories over College of Charleston and Furman. … In the 78-71 win over Furman, Wyoming made 12 of 25 3-pointers and 6-foot-3 guard Sam Griffin scored 26 points.

— Thomas Jones

This article originally appeared on Austin American-Statesman: After New York trip, Texas men’s basketball returns home vs. Wyoming


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