Texas G Kerwin Roach’s playing status unclear prior to facing Oklahoma

The playing status of Texas senior guard Kerwin Roach II was up in the air Thursday night as school officials would not confirm a Horns247 report that he would be suspended. The website reported that Roach would be suspended for Saturday’s game against Oklahoma for an … Read More

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Texas, Louisiana-Lafayette to play in 2021 season

Confirming an earlier report by FBS Schedules, school officials said Thursday Texas will open the 2021 season against Louisiana-Lafayette. Texas was already scheduled to play Rice and Arkansas that season. The school was searching for a third opponent to fill out its 12-game schedule.  … Read More

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Report: Texas hires former North Carolina coach Larry Fedora as analyst

Texas has hired former North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora to be an analyst, according to Orangebloods. The university would not confirm the report. Fedora visited UT coaches last week and had discussions with coach Tom Herman, a source told the American-Statesman. Fedora … Read More

Texas 69, Oklahoma State 57: If the Longhorns keep going inside, anything is possible

Dr. James Naismith didn’t have time to dissect basketball analytics — the mathematical tomfoolery that’s all the rage now. The game’s creator was too busy tacking peach baskets to posts. But the game has evolved to the point where coaches dissect everything, from zone defenses to … Read More

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At the buzzer: Texas 69, Oklahoma State 57

Oklahoma State’s Thomas Dziagwa has this funny little move where he mockingly fires an arrow into the sky after every made 3-pointer. Dziagwa’s quiver was practically empty after unloading on Texas. The junior hit a career-high seven 3-pointers, but it still wasn’t enough for the … Read More

Dreaming about the NCAAs is nice, but Texas first needs to knock off Oklahoma State

College basketball fans, let’s be honest. Bracketology in February is fun. ESPN currently has Texas pegged as a No. 8 seed for the NCAA Tournament, leading to a second-round matchup with No. 1-ranked Duke. Zion Williamson vs. the Longhorns? OK, now we’re talking. Bring on … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State When: Noon Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: CBS/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas has a 50-44 lead in the all-time series, but it’s gone back and forth in recent years. Oklahoma State won … Read More

As Texas seeks eligibility for Bru McCoy, the NCAA announces a review of its waiver process

The NCAA transfer frenzy has created a perception that free agency has arrived in college sports. Texas has seen several players leave and one five-star recruit, Bru McCoy, arrive through the transfer portal. More two-way action is likely. Those in Indianapolis have taken notice. Read More

Kansas State 71, Texas 64: Zone forces Longhorns to shoot their way to victory or defeat

The effectiveness of any one coach’s motivational tactics must be judged on a sliding scale. You don’t have to eat worms, punch a whiteboard or dog-cuss players about how this isn’t some bleeping game, “this is about our lives!” Being subtle works, too. Read More

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At the buzzer: No. 18 Kansas State 71, Texas 64

The Minister of Culture is now 1-1. Texas super fan Matthew McConaughey broke out the burnt-orange suit again for Tuesday’s game against 18th-ranked Kansas State but it lacked the same magic it had against Oklahoma. Blame the dry cleaners. The Wildcats practically shot … Read More

Momentum shifting: A huge week for Texas starts with first-place Kansas State on Tuesday

This feels like a week where the Texas men’s basketball program can get its mojo back. After that embarrassing Georgia loss on Jan. 26, coach Shaka Smart’s club has won three of its last four against Big 12 opponents. That includes a win over Kansas … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 18 Kansas State

Texas vs. No. 18 Kansas State When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas State leads the all-time series 16-21. The Longhorns snapped a four-game losing streak in the series with … Read More

Texas 75, West Virginia 53: After this blowout, Courtney Ramey’s not a timid freshman any more

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Texas guard Courtney Ramey, a freshman, has been doing what freshmen do. They defer to the veterans and wait their turn. “Early on, I was taking a backseat to people,” Ramey said. “I was just trying to fit in, not try to step … Read More

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At the buzzer: Texas 75, West Virginia 53

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Texas was flat embarrassed by West Virginia last season. The Mountaineers’ 35-point win at WVU Coliseum was the most lopsided loss in UT coach Shaka Smart’s tenure in Austin. Texas returned the favor Saturday night. Kerwin Roach II opened the second … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at West Virginia

Texas at West Virginia When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: WVU Coliseum (capacity 14,000) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 10-8. The Longhorns won 61-54 when the two teams met in Austin on Jan. 5. Read More

Longhorns surprise fans by freezing football season ticket prices a 4th-straight year

Texas officials froze season ticket prices for three seasons as the Longhorns plodded through mediocrity and a coaching change. After UT’s 10-win campaign in 2018 and Sugar Bowl victory, raising ticket prices seems like a fait accompli. Not for Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte. Read More

So long, Shane: Backup quarterback Shane Buechele will leave Texas, transfer to SMU

Texas quarterback Shane Buechele proved himself to be the ultimate teammate last season when he quietly stepped aside for Sam Ehlinger. They had alternated back and forth in 2017, but Ehlinger won the job outright last August and led the Longhorns to a 10-win season. Read More

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Texas fans allowed to make donations for 2019 signee Derrian Brown’s medical costs

Texas fans wanting to make a donation help running back Derrian Brown’s medical costs can donate through an online fundraiser approved by the school’s compliance department. Brown, a member of the 2019 recruiting class from Buford, Ga., is currently hospitalized after having surgery … Read More

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Vince Young issues public apology after DWI arrest on Monday

Former Texas star Vince Young issued a public apology late Wednesday after his recent arrest for allegedly driving under the influence at 4:30 a.m. Monday south of Houston. “On Sunday evening I was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence,” Young said in a … Read More

Texas 84, Baylor 72: Unhappy with the standings, Longhorns ready to do something about it

Maybe the Longhorns have been watching too much TV. Or perhaps some of them have been staring at the Big 12 standings, ESPN’s “Bracketology” or kenpom.com. It sounds like Texas players finally realize what’s been obvious for weeks: This team can still finish in the … Read More