UT linebacker Malik Jefferson picks up a Rice fumble and runs it back for a touchdown in the third quarter at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday September 12, 2015. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Men's Basketball

Malik Jefferson: ‘I will be disappointed’ if fans don’t support Texas hoops

Posted February 29th, 2016

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Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson has certainly caught the basketball bug. The freshman sensation had a simple message for his Twitter followers on Monday morning.

Also Monday, Jefferson had some thoughts about Saturday’s runaway win over No. 3 Oklahoma. The Longhorns used a blistering 22-0 run to erase a seven-point deficit and cruise to a 76-63 victory.

Texas coach Shaka Smart had similar thoughts when he greeted UT students who were waiting in line outside the Erwin Center on Saturday morning.

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