Stats that matter: Texas vs. Texas Tech 

October, 31, 2012
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Numbers, it's said, rarely lie. With that thought in mind, HornsNation -- with a healthy assist from the ESPN Stats and Info crew -- will dig into the numbers each week and pull three stats that could play a significant role in the outcome of Texas' game. This week the focus is on Texas Tech, Texas’ offense getting back on track and plugging the holes in the Longhorn defense.

1. 0-9
It’s a well know stat now that Texas has lost nine straight to teams ranked in the AP top 25. Texas Tech is No. 20. But what makes this stat more glaring and points even more toward the downfall of Texas is what the Longhorns had done prior to the start of the losing streak.
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