Texas' Ty Culbreth allowed a season-high seven runs on nine hits in the Longhorns' 14-7 loss to West Virginia. (AMERICAN-STATESMAN file)

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Ty Culbreth named Big 12 pitcher of the week

Posted February 29th, 2016

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For the first time in his four seasons, Texas senior Ty Culbreth is the Big 12 pitcher of the week.

The honor is not a surprise after Culbreth worked eight scoreless innings with 12 strikeouts in Saturday’s 9-0 romp over Stanford. Culbreth carried a no-hitter into the seventh before giving up two singles.

On the season, Culbreth is 2-0 with a 0.69 ERA and 16 strikeouts.

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On Tuesday, Texas (4-3) plays on the road for the first time at Texas State.

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