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AUSTIN, Texas_On Illinois coach Bill Self's master schedule, this one stood out like Rudolph's red nose.
The letdown-breakdown-meltdown Self had been fearing arrived right on schedule Saturday night. After emotionally draining victories over Seton Hall, Arizona and Missouri the last two weeks, No. 5 Illinois apparently had nothing left to give against a determined bunch of Longhorns.
In a horrendous first half, the Illini shot 8 percent from three-point range (1-of-12), 30 percent from the floor, got a combined five points from starters Frank Williams (one), Marcus Griffin (one) and Sergio McClain (three) and scored a season-low 25 points. After that, it …