Sport Texas has emotional tribute to Andrew Jones after double-OT win

17:27  11 january  2018
17:27  11 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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Texas dedicated its emotional double overtime win over TCU on Wednesday night to Andrew Jones , whose family announced earlier in the day that the guard has been diagnosed with leukemia. Here was the scene after the 99-98 win over TCU.

a basketball player with a crowd watching: Andrew Jones© Getty Images Andrew Jones Texas coach Shaka Smart let out all the emotion of a day packed with it after the final buzzer sounded Wednesday night in Austin.

Smart's sustained yell after the Longhorns' 99-98 double-overtime win over No. 16 TCU summed up the program's feelings on a difficult night to take the court.

Hours earlier, the university announced sophomore guard Andrew Jones had been diagnosed with leukemia.

Longhorns players Eric Davis Jr. and Eric Osetkowski held up Jones' jersey to the crowd in his honor after the victory. As the band played the UT alma mater, the team thought about the fight Jones is about to go through.

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Texas honored Andrew Jones , a sophomore guard diagnosed with leukemia earlier Wednesday, after an upset win over No. 16 TCU.

Wednesday saw an emotional win for Texas as the Longhorns pulled out a double -overtime win over No. 16 TCU. The win was important for a number of reasons, but most importantly, Texas was playing after it was announced earlier in the day that sophomore guard Andrew Jones had been diagnosed

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"He's obviously just starting his fight but there's nobody I know that's a stronger fighter than him," Smart said after the game. "I just, all game long, was thinking about him and what he would say to the guys, to our team. And I'm really proud of the way that our guys followed an approach and a mindset of playing for each other and playing for Andrew."

Jones was close to their hearts in another, more tangible way: A patch displaying his initials and uniform number was added to their jerseys.

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Texas escaped with a 99-98 double -overtime win against TCU on Wednesday, capping a draining day that left Longhorns coach Shaka Smart in tears, the Austin American-Statesman The university announced earlier in the day that freshman Andrew Jones has been diagnosed with leukemia.

Texas coach Shaka Smart and a number of players were visibly emotional after the win . Earlier today, Texas announced star guard Andrew Jones had been diagnosed with leukemia. Tonight, the Longhorns knocked off No. 16 TCU in double OT . pic.twitter.com/gksD11EcZV.

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