No. 14 West Virginia 97, Texas 59: Humiliating loss a turning point for Shaka Smart, Horns

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — It was merely one game, one bad loss under a coach that’s had quite a few in his five seasons. Bad losses happen, even to the good teams. But Monday night’s meltdown in Morgantown was something different for Texas and coach Shaka … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at No. 12 West Virginia

Texas at No. 12 West Virginia When: 6 p.m. Monday Where: WVU Coliseum (capacity 14,000) TV/radio: ESPNU/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 11-8. The two didn’t play on a regular basis until the Mountaineers joined … Read More

No. 6 Kansas 66, Texas 57: Jayhawks take control late in yet another win over Longhorns

The names change, but Kansas’ dominance over Texas sure doesn’t. The basketball school keeps dunking on the football school. The Jayhawks have the Big 12’s leading scorer. Devon Dotson missed the last game with a hip pointer, but he was cleared Saturday against UT. The … Read More

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Texas ex Jay Boulware leaving Oklahoma, will coach Longhorns’ tight ends, special teams

Texas coach Tom Herman is turning to another Longhorn for his coaching staff. Jay Boulware has been hired as UT’s new associate head coach for special teams and will also coach tight ends, the university announced Saturday. The offensive lineman from Irving Nimitz … Read More

In ceremony ‘long overdue,’ Anderson officials retire Texas ex Kris Clack’s No. 15 jersey

Moms know everything, and in Kris Clack’s case, his mother couldn’t be fooled. Sometime in the early 1990s, Annette Clack said she remembers walking around a local football field and saw the youngest of her four children. “I looked up and he’s … Read More

Cut and move: Texas men want to keep offensive flow going against No. 6 Kansas

Basketball was intended as a beautiful team game. But it’s sure been ugly in the Big 12 this season. Every night’s a rock fight, each team throwing up one brick after another. As a whole, the league has the worst 2-point field-goal percentage (.458) out of … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 6 Kansas

Texas vs. No. 6 Kansas When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 33-9. The Horns beat the Jayhawks in Austin last season 73-63 when Kerwin Roach … Read More

Texas 76, Oklahoma State 64: Dunks, defense, desperation all ignite Longhorns in Stillwater

STILLWATER, Okla. — Five dollars doesn’t buy much these days, so spend wisely, Texas fans. It would’ve been worth skipping a morning latte to see Jase Febres throw down a monstrous one-handed dunk Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Asked to describe the sound, Courtney … Read More

Pistons firing: Texas looking to get more Big 12 traction in road trip to Oklahoma State

Texas coach Shaka Smart doesn’t look back. He believes it’s counter-productive. But every Longhorn should in this specific case going into Wednesday’s game at Oklahoma State. There’s often irony in Big 12 scheduling. Last year, Texas started 2-0 in league play and went to Stillwater, Okla., … Read More

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Texas hires South Carolina’s Coleman Hutzler as co-defensive coordinator, LB coach

Texas coach Tom Herman wants to instill toughness in his linebacker unit. The best way to do that is have an SEC coach show the Longhorns how to do it. UT announced the hiring of new linebackers coach Coleman Hutzler on Tuesday. Hutzler will have the … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma State

Texas at Oklahoma State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena (capacity 13,611) TV/radio: ESPN+/104.9 The Horn RELATED: Texas-Oklahoma State is first of two Longhorns’ games on subscription-based ESPN+ About the series: Texas leads … Read More

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Texas-Oklahoma State is first of two Longhorns’ games on subscription-based ESPN+

Texas fans wanting to watch Wednesday’s men’s basketball game against Oklahoma State will need to dive headfirst into the technological future. The Longhorns and Cowboys’ game will be shown on ESPN’s digital subscription streaming platform, Big 12 Now on ESPN+. Tipoff is 7 … Read More

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Texas’ Tom Herman hires new assistants to coach receivers, cornerbacks in 2020

Texas coach Tom Herman continues to fill out the Longhorns’ coaching staff for 2020. The university announced Monday that former Kansas State offensive coordinator Andre Coleman, who was an analyst at UT last season, will be the new receivers coach. Also, Euless native … Read More

Texas 64, Kansas State 50: Bad weather, Longhorns’ defense ruins Wildcats’ trip to Austin

Eleven days into 2020, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber and his Wildcats already have the craziest travel story for the year. The team charter couldn’t leave Manhattan, Kan., on Friday due to icy conditions. They were then scheduled to leave at 8 a.m. Saturday, 11 … Read More

Someone will be 0-3: Texas, Kansas State meet in must-win Big 12 situation for both

Yelling or screaming may be a satisfactory emotional release. But it won’t change the past, or the final score, either. Texas players had plenty of frustrations about Wednesday’s home loss to Oklahoma, a 10-point decision that dropped the Longhorns to 0-2 in Big 12 play. Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas State

Texas vs. Kansas State When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas State leads the all-time series 22-16. The Wildcats have given the Longhorns all sorts of problems in recent … Read More

Oklahoma 72, Texas 62: Now 0-2 in Big 12 play, Horns better start force-feeding Jericho Sims

Some of the best things about Texas basketball remain hidden in plain sight. Start with the new margarita machine in a concession stand behind section 28 at the Erwin Center. Not only that, but Texas is now serving mixed drinks, too. Bacardi and the Bevos. Read More

Former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando rejoining Matt Wells at Texas Tech

It’s still a “run-and-hit” business, only now Todd Orlando will be sending blitzing linebackers from Marsha Sharp Freeway instead of MoPac. The former Texas defensive coordinator was named Texas Tech’s new assistant head coach and linebackers coach on Wednesday by Red Raiders coach Matt Wells. Read More

Texas safeties coach Craig Naivar, interim coordinator for Alamo win, will not be retained

Texas safeties coach Craig Naivar, the interim defensive coordinator for the Alamo Bowl victory, will not be retained for the 2020 season, he said. Naivar had removed all references to Texas on his Twitter profile by midday Wednesday. Naivar has been with coach … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Oklahoma leads the all-time series 55-40. The Longhorns hold a 5-3 edge over their rival in coach Shaka Smart’s four previous … Read More