Rick Barnes' Texas Longhorns rolled to a 10-1 record including a victory at nationally ranked North Carolina earlier this week.
UT was on the cusp of becoming a member of the national top-25 and on the national stage when 5th ranked Michigan State visited Austin.
Texas jumped out to a 38-36 halftime lead, but the Longhorns shooting was ice cold in the latter portion of the 2nd half and the Spartans controlled the boards.
Michigan State ended up winning 92-78. Texas fell to 10-2 on the season will host Rice on December 30th in thier final tune up before the Big 12 portion of the schedule tips off.