Shaka Smart: Texas guard Eric Davis advised to seek legal counsel over Yahoo report

Texas coach Shaka Smart said Eric Davis Jr. has been advised to seek legal counsel before speaking with UT compliance officials about the allegations described in Friday’s Yahoo Sports report. The Yahoo report published Friday claimed that Davis received $1,500 from Christian Dawkins, an associate for … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Current scoreboard is Iceberg 1, College Basketball 0

The Division I college basketball program desperately needed the out-of-state recruit to fill a big gap on the roster, and the head coach dispatched his top assistant to scope out their chances. Sitting in his office soon after, the head coach received a call from the eager assistant on the … Read More

Bevo Beat

At the buzzer: Texas 65, Oklahoma State 64

Eric Davis Jr. was held out, and Mo Bamba was held up. But Texas would not be stopped Saturday in a must-win game against Oklahoma State at the Erwin Center. Trailing by 10 points and without two key contributors, the Longhorns appeared to be on razor-thin … Read More

Texas guard Eric Davis will be sidelined while school officials investigate Yahoo report

Two Texas men’s basketball athletes were named in an expansive Yahoo! Sports report published early Friday that sheds light on a federal investigation into college basketball. Junior guard Eric Davis Jr. was named as someone who allegedly received $1,500 from Christian Dawkins, who was working for … Read More

Black History Month at Texas: Remembering three Longhorns sports pioneers

On Jan. 4, 2006, on a fourth-and-5 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Vince Young ran into the end zone and Longhorns lore. Young’s touchdown that won the national championship is perhaps the most famous play in the history of UT sports. It also was just one of many … Read More

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Tigers pounce on Longhorns baseball team in blowout

The No. 23 LSU Tigers opened up a five-run lead after the first inning and didn’t look back as they defeated the No. 19 Texas Longhorns baseball team 13-4 in Baton Rouge, La. on Friday night. The Tigers (3-2) had 16 hits and drove Texas starter Nolan Kingham (1-1) from … Read More

Holy career goals, Brett Ringgold! Texas swimmer balances sports, academics and astronaut dreams

Brett Ringgold is full of fun facts to offer folks a playful glimpse of who he is. The Texas All-American swimmer loves all things Batman. He’ll pull out his phone case to prove his point. It’s a miniature Batmobile, which even projects the Bat-Signal as a pen light. And while … Read More