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Holmes, Williams shoot Texas to easy victory over Lady Raiders

For a change, Karen Aston walked into a postgame press conference knowing that her team did just about everything right. The Texas coach did not have to discuss any meltdowns. The Longhorns shot 52.1 percent from the field, won the rebounding battle 48-25, scored 42 points in the paint and … Read More

Backed by a bit of presidential power, Texas blows out Purdue in doubleheader opener

With the 2020 election cycle heating up, the Freshmen Presidents polled well at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday. Lance Ford, Eric Kennedy and Bryce Reagan — you can see where UT’s media relations team got that nickname — guided Texas past Purdue in the first game of a doubleheader. Kennedy and Reagan … Read More

Shaka Smart: Suspended Texas guard Kerwin Roach likely to return this season

NORMAN, Okla. — Suspended Texas senior Kerwin Roach II is likely to return this season, coach Shaka Smart said Saturday. But the Longhorns’ leading scorer has been suspended by the university, thus taking the penalty out of the coach’s hands and leaving the player’s future … Read More

Led by Bryce Elder and patience at the plate, Texas records a victory in its home opener

At home for the first time this season, Texas walked away a winner. Now, we’re talking about actual walks here. Last year, Texas ended three games at UFCU Disch-Falk Field with walk-off homers. But instead of the big bombs on Friday, Texas was boosted by 10 walks … Read More

Texas reverses course, stops giving football assistants guaranteed multi-year deals

One of Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte’s goals is to streamline UT’s balance sheet and clean up what he believes are perceived mistakes by his predecessors. In that vein, Texas is no longer actively giving out guaranteed multi-year contracts. It’s not a … Read More

Texas men begin critical Big 12 stretch run without leading scorer Kerwin Roach II

Sometimes, Texas coach Shaka Smart must wonder if he’s cursed. A half-court, buzzer-beater knocked his first Longhorns team out of the NCAA Tournament. The next year, he had to dismiss his leading scorer for being too volatile in the locker room. Last year, the … Read More

Coach in training: On and off the court, Texas point guard Sug Sutton likes to take charge

Playing point guard for the Texas women’s basketball team, Sug Sutton is often described as a coach on the court. Perhaps it’s the nature of the position. The junior is responsible for knowing what each of her teammates is supposed to be doing. Sutton is a ringmaster, shouting instructions and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas eyes five-star running back Zach Evans

Zachary Evans, Galena Park North Shore’s five-star running back, is the undisputed top prospect in the state for the 2020 recruiting class and the top player in the country, per the 247Sports composite ratings. The 6-foot, 213-pound star is the No. 1-ranked … Read More

Sources: Texas AD Chris Del Conte to receive $200,000 annual pay raise

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte will receive a $200,000 pay raise for his performance over the past year for energizing his department, two sources told the American-Statesman. Del Conte’s contractual status and pay bump is part of the UT System Board of Regents agenda that … Read More