The Horns raced out to a 19-0 lead and finished the game on a 15-6 run behind 26 points from Dylan Osetkowski.
The Summit League regular season champions will visit the Erwin Center on Tuesday, led by three-time conference player of the year Mike Daum.
The newly-minted Big 12 Freshman of the Year injured his left knee in the final minutes of the Big 12 Tournament loss to Kansas.
The Longhorns are headed to the NIT as a No. 2 seed, so Shaka Smart’s squad will have to adjust to various minor rule changes.
It won’t be in the Big Dance, but the Longhorns will enjoy some March Madness, after all.
The Longhorns lost five of their final six games to finish at 16-16 and 8-10 in the Big 12.
No .500 team has ever received an at-large selection, but the Horns are the best .500 team in 18 years of KenPom.com’s rankings.
After dropping five of their final six games, the Longhorns aren’t likely to hear their name called on Selection Sunday.
The athletics director called it "ludicrous" to have that discussion before the season ends.
The NCAA Tournament hopes for the Horns were effectively cratered on Thursday.
The game tips in Kansas City at approximately 8:30 PM CDT, and airs on ESPN2.
The Longhorns will head to Madison Square Garden at the next November as part of the 2019 Empire Classic.
The senior missed the final five games of the regular season due to suspension.
Jaxson Hayes’ sensational freshman campaign has earned the Longhorns big man Big 12 Freshman of the Year honors.