No. 4 Texas defeats N. Arizona 73-48 in Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr had 17 points and four assists as fourth-ranked Texas beat Northern Arizona 73-48 Monday in the Longhorns’ opener in the Rio Grande Valley on the southern tip of Texas.

Carr scored 10 points as the Longhorns (4-0) scored 17 straight points to push their lead to 41-11 in the first quarter. Dylan Disu had an alley-oop dunk on a Tyrese Hunter pass to start that five-minute stretch before Carr scored eight straight, on a pair of 3-pointers and a layup. He finished off the run with another layup.

Texas played for the first time since their 93-74 home upset last Wednesday of then-No. 2 Gonzaga. The Longhorns moved up seven spots in the new AP Top 25 on Monday, while the Bulldogs dropped four spots to sixth.

Xavier Fuller had 15 points for Northern Arizona (2-4), which had more turnovers (21) than field goals (17).

Arterio Morris added 11 points for the Longhorns, who shot 50% (28 of 56). Hunter and Disu each had 10 points, while Timmy Allen had 10 rebounds.

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