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Texas, Colorado to meet in NIT quarterfinals on Wednesday at Erwin Center

The Texas men’s basketball team hasn’t faced Colorado on a regular basis since the Buffaloes left the Big 12 in 2011. They’ve met only once since. The Longhorns and Buffs will collide again at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the NIT quarterfinals at the Erwin Center. The … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas men — the Hustling Horns — haven’t checked out of NIT just yet

They had to start somewhere. Yeah,  I know there several truckloads of Longhorns basketball fans who were looking down their noses during Sunday’s second-round NIT game against Xavier with some side eye mixed in. Here’s a news flash: The season may have ended for a checked-out fan base outside of … Read More

Texas 78, Xavier 76 (OT): Heart, hustle on full display as Longhorns advance in NIT

Perhaps there will come a day when Texas fans look back on last Tuesday’s NIT opener as the comedic low point in recent UT men’s basketball history. Only 1,591 diehards can brag about it, though. Hey, I was there for South Dakota State! … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with Texas offensive line commit Jaylen Garth

Assumptions are misguided in the constantly changing world of recruiting. One safe assumption in the 2020 class is that the Longhorns will sign an elite group of offensive linemen based on the three existing commitments and the prospect of adding four-stars Chad Lindberg and Damien George. The … Read More

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Texas baseball blasts its way to even series with TCU

The Texas baseball team tied the series with TCU at a game apiece with a 13-1 win in Fort Worth on Saturday night. The No. 9 Longhorns (17-9, 3-2 Big 12) hit four extra-base hits on the night—two doubles, a triple and a home run. Zach Zubia, robbed of a … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Johnny “Lam” Jones was much more than just a Texas legend

The legend of Lam Jones will always live forever in the hearts of Texas football fans and Americans who enjoy good old-fashioned speed on a track or football field. But sports were only part of his story. John Wesley Jones II — the man behind the nickname — was laid … Read More

‘It’s a pitchers’ field for sure’: Hitting homers at McCombs Field a tall task for Texas and its guests

Ahead of the 2018 softball season, a new advertisement appeared by the outfield scoreboard at McCombs Field. The Taco Shack target promised free tacos — at least a coupon for one — should a Longhorn hit a home run off the large sign. Alas, McCombs Field patrons have gone home hungry most … Read More

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