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Texas-Xavier to meet in NIT’s second round at Erwin Center

Texas guard Eli Mitrou-Long planned on some rest and relaxation after a first-round NIT win over South Dakota State. “Thankfully, there’s no school,” Mitrou-Long said, referring to the fact that UT is on spring break this week. “I think we’ll be able to sit back, just … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: With its fan base MIA, Texas basketball trudges along in the NIT

So if only 1,739 people showed up to the Erwin Center to witness Texas win an NIT game, did it really happen? Allow me to answer in the affirmative with one addendum: The fans have checked out. To steal a line from Air Supply, they’re all out of love. The … Read More

Indiana considers Texas a tall order in first-round NCAA Tournament women’s game

Teri Moren was flipping through TV channels recently when she stumbled upon a Texas women’s basketball game. Of course, it wasn’t a must-see for the Indiana women’s coach; at the time she had no idea that her team would end up facing the Longhorns in the first round of the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Chad Lindberg, Donovan Jackson are must-get in-state talents for Texas

The biggest domino, literally, in the state for the 2020 cycle is offensive tackle Chad Lindberg. The four-star prospect from Houston Clear Creek is the top-rated offensive lineman in the state and the No. 7-ranked player on the Fabulous 55. He’s the … Read More

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Texas opens up as a double-digit underdog for 2019 Red River Rivalry

Chalk up three losses for the Longhorns before the 2019 season begins. At least that’s how online casino sees it for Tom Herman’s Sugar Bowl-winning crew. In an press release sent Tuesday, the sports book released “The very first opening point spreads for 45 of the biggest college football … Read More

Texas 79, South Dakota State 73: Few saw it, but Horns hold tight to win NIT opener

Hope springs eternal. That’s until someone closes the shut-off valve. Last week at the Big 12 tournament, a reporter told Texas senior Dylan Osetkowski that no .500 team had ever received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. “Once I heard that, it was like … Read More