Texas coach Shaka Smart makes his home debut as his Longhorns play host to Texas A&M Corpus Christi in their home opener at the Erwin Center Saturday night November 21, 2015. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Men's Basketball

Shaka Smart first impressions of Big 12: ‘Teams played through the roof’

Posted January 4th, 2016


Texas head basketball coach Shaka Smart answered questions from reporters on this morning’s Big 12 teleconference call. Some highlights of Smart’s time on the call from the Statesman’s Kevin Lyttle:

On Demarcus Holland’s lack of playing time:

On Texas’ defensive communication:

Smart’s initial thoughts on the Big 12 competition:

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