Big-man battle: Texas’ Jericho Sims gets prime-time opportunity Monday at No. 3 Kansas

Some NBA scouts who regularly pass through the Southwest region have been slipping into Texas games in recent weeks. Maybe it’s just due diligence, much like college coaches checking on their local high schools. Nobody wants to be accused of overlooking star talent. But … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at No. 3 Kansas

Texas at No. 3 Kansas When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Allen Fieldhouse (capacity 16,300) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 34-9. The Jayhawks won the first matchup this season in Austin 66-57 despite hitting … Read More

Texas 72, Iowa State 68: Courtney Ramey’s big shots lift Horns back to even-keel in Big 12

Tyrese Haliburton figured he’s been playing against Courtney Ramey since the third grade. Their basketball lives have crisscrossed through the years and intersected again Saturday. Haliburton is now the Iowa State standout from Wisconsin some are projecting as a first-round NBA pick this summer. Ramey is … Read More

Eager Texas freshmen Donovan Williams, Kai Jones hope to press, impress Iowa State

If Donovan Williams made the decisions, Texas would go up-tempo for the rest of the season starting Saturday against Iowa State. “That’s fun to me. That’s how I grew up playing,” Williams said Friday. Freshmen always see things half-full. “That’s really … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. Iowa State

Texas vs. Iowa State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-times series 23-17. The Longhorns have been on an impressive run in recent years, winning five … Read More

Texas 62, TCU 61: Longhorns ‘shut the crowd up, felt good’ in snapping three-game skid

FORT WORTH — For once, you could see it written all over the opposing players’ faces. What!? We lost to Texas? TCU senior Desmond Bane said he wasn’t sure “if it was us not taking them serious enough.” But here in what his … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at TCU

Texas at TCU When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Schollmaier Arena (capacity 6,800) TV/radio: ESPN+/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 109-68. The Frogs have been a thorn in the Longhorns’ side the last four seasons. Texas … Read More

LSU 69, Texas 67: Horns create havoc with a pressing style but get locked up again late

Call it a sign of the times. The halftime baby race generated more fan excitement than anything Texas did Saturday at the Erwin Center. The announced crowd of 11,287 was enraptured by two toddlers crawling across the floor. There was a similar roar when … Read More

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Texas LB Ayodele Adeoye to miss spring workouts with foot injury

Texas linebacker Ayodele Adeoye sustained a foot injury that will require surgery, the school announced Saturday. Adeoye, a redshirt freshman last season, played in all 13 games and finished with 45 tackles. He is expected to undergo surgery to repair the injury next week and miss … Read More

Powered by Sugar Bowl, Texas generated record $223.9 million in 2018-19 fiscal year

It’s astonishing how much money Texas athletics can generate when the football team is winning and coaches aren’t getting fired. The Longhorns had another school record-setting fiscal year by generating $223.9 million in revenue in 2018-19, according to audited figures obtained by the American-Statesman. Read More

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Having left Texas Tech, former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando officially at USC

Former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando officially made the move from Texas Tech to USC on Friday to become the Trojans’ new defensive coordinator. Orlando had joined Matt Wells’ staff with the Red Raiders after being fired at UT on Dec. 1. But that stay was … Read More

Texas coach Shaka Smart preaching ‘passion’ as Longhorns prepare for SEC-leading LSU

Nobody inside Cooley Pavilion wants to hear anything about West Virginia anymore. But Bob Huggins’ words after Monday’s blowout in Morgantown ring true after Texas went careening off those country roads for a 38-point loss. “You ever walk in there some days just not as well … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas vs. LSU (Big 12/SEC Challenge)

Texas vs. LSU (Big 12/SEC Challenge) When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: LSU holds the all-time series lead 19-11. The two programs have not played each other since Texas upset … Read More

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Texas adds Louisiana-Monroe, Wyoming, Texas State to future football schedules

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte refuses to fill up future football schedules with FCS teams. The FBS-level Longhorns have not played a lower division team since 2006. In that vein, Texas has reached an agreement to play a home game against Texas State in 2026, … Read More

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