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Durant says ankle feels 'good', ready for Big 12 tourney

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas freshman Kevin Durant said his left
ankle feels "pretty good" and should be ready for the Big 12
tournament.

Durant twisted the ankle in the second half of Texas' (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today; No. 15 AP) loss at Kansas on Saturday. He had 25 points in the first half but
only seven in the second.

"It's feeling pretty good," Durant said Monday. "It's just a
little bit of rehab. I'll be all right."

He was held out of practice but plans to return Tuesday. The
Longhorns open Big 12 tournament play on Friday.

Durant averages 25.1 points and 11.4 rebounds per game.