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Texas Tech takes lead at Big 12 Championships

TCU's Julien Brun has a three-shot lead at the Big 12 Championships after 54 holes.
TCU's Julien Brun has a three-shot lead at the Big 12 Championships after 54 holes.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

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Texas Tech used a 1-over 289 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead over Texas at the Big 12 Championships in Trinity, Texas.

Clement Sordet led the charge for Tech, firing a 2-under 70 at the Whispering Pines Golf Club, while teammate Esteban Restrepo posted a 1-under 71.

Tech trailed the Longhorns by five shots heading into the third round.

Texas has three stalwarts near the top of the individual leaderboard, as Beau Hossler trails TCU's Julien Brun by three shots after 54 holes, while the Longhorns' Kramer Hickok is T-3, four shots back. Texas' Toni Hakula fired a 4-over 76 on Saturday, but is still fifth and six shots back heading into the final round.

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