AUSTIN, Texas — Before Texas’ senior night game, Brooke McCarty’s grandmother, Cindy Deville, performed a stirring version of the National Anthem.
McCarty dabbed tears from her eyes.
“But not during the game,” McCarty later said. “There was just happiness.”
And the Longhorns Red River rival, Oklahoma, could not get in the way.
McCarty scored 17 points, Atkins added 15, and seventh-ranked Texas beat