12 Big things about Big 12 basketball: It was never going to be easy to end KU’s streak

Each week I give you 12 things to know about Big 12 men’s basketball. Here’s last week’s column.  They’ve won 13 of these in a row for a reason. 12. Kansas piles on West Virginia’s bad week as Bill Self wears a windbreaker Around the same time … Read More

Texas 67, No. 8 Texas Tech 58: Kerwin Roach makes sizzling return, hands Red Raiders an upset

Kerwin Roach II placed his injured left hand flat on the table around 8 a.m. Wednesday so the X-ray machine could get a clean look. The Texas guard had been playing through pain over the last month, so no need for surgery at this point. Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Roach comes to the rescue — thanks to the advice from a missing teammate

Shaka Smart spent the better part of Tuesday evening at Andrew Jones’ hospital bedside, talking, joking and watching basketball games. “We watched probably four hours of games together,” the Texas basketball coach said. “Watched Louisville-Maryland. Watched OU-KState.” And did the Longhorns guard who this month was diagnosed with leukemia offer … Read More

Texas QB Shane Buechele to have torn hip muscle surgery on Thursday

Texas quarterback Shane Buechele will undergo surgery to repair a torn adductor (hip/abdominal) muscle injury sustained in the Texas Bowl, according to the university. The surgery is scheduled for Thursday. He will begin treatments and rehabilitation soon after. He is expected to be ready for the … Read More

Bevo Beat

Longhorns add permanent AJ1 patch to their jerseys to honor Andrew Jones

The Texas basketball program will wear permanent “AJ1” patches on their jerseys to honor sophomore guard Andrew Jones. Players wore a different, temporary “AJ1” patch last week against TCU. That was only because the school wasn’t able to get something permanent done in time. RELATED: … Read More