AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -Damion James scored 19 points and No. 2 Texas defended its highest ranking in school history with a 69-50 victory over Southern California on Thursday night.
Dexter Pittman had 13 points for the Longhorns (6-0) and his seven blocks were one short of the school record.
Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points for the Trojans (2-3), who have lost six straight away from home dating to last season.
It was the first meeting between the Trojans and Longhorns since USC beat Texas in the second round of the 2007 NCAA tournament, former Longhorn Kevin Durant\'s last college game.
The Longhorns reached No. 2 in the AP poll this week, tying the program\'s highest ranking, last reached in December 2005.
Texas Tech 99, No. 12 Washington 92, OT
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - John Roberson scored a season-high 25 points and Texas Tech withstood an official review at the end of regulation that took away a 3-pointer in the matchup of unbeaten teams.
irst time since 1929.
Quincy Pondexter scored a career-high 31 points for the Huskies (5-1).
Elston Turner of the Huskies missed two free throws with 4.8 seconds left in regulation and the score tied at 80.
Mike Singletary of Texas Tech brought the ball up and appeared to have won the game on a running 3-pointer as time expired but officials determined he did not get the shot off before the buzzer.
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