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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

Texas’ Sam Ehlinger, Sam Cosmi announce their return, giving Mike Yurcich fine starting point

Texas offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich had quite a first day Monday. First, head coach Tom Herman gave him the keys to the Longhorns’ offense. By lunchtime, left tackle Samuel Cosmi announced he was returning for his senior season. The dinner hour was even better. Read More

No. 6 Baylor 59, Texas 44: Bears work the boards, work over the Longhorns in Big 12 opener

WACO — In a conference where the talent is spread somewhat evenly, in a sport where nobody is dominant, in a town where the locals rage against all things burnt orange, the little things do matter. The Longhorns got schooled Saturday in basketball minutiae. Read More

Texas men hoping for another solid Big 12 start as curtain rises against No. 6 Baylor

Every year, coaches and players say the same things about the start of Big 12 play. “Well, I think the biggest thing, the conference season is a marathon for sure,” Texas coach Shaka Smart said this week. His veterans know the proverbial drill, too. Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at No. 6 Baylor

Texas at No. 6 Baylor When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Ferrell Center (capacity 10,284) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas has the all-time series lead 163-91. Last season, the two teams split the regular-season series, but the Bears … Read More

Alamo Bowl win inspires hope for Texas revival: ‘The only thing I can say it’s coming’

SAN ANTONIO — While his teammates celebrated on the Alamo Bowl trophy stage, Texas running back Keaontay Ingram stood as far away from the hoopla as one could get. The confetti and balloon flash flood raining down in the Alamodome was practically two counties away. Read More

Texas 38, No. 11 Utah 10: Longhorns rediscover what’s possible in 2020 with Alamo win

SAN ANTONIO — Texas ended 2019 by making a lengthy list of New Year’s resolutions. In 2020, the Longhorns intend to play ferocious defense week in and week out, sort of like what linebacker Joseph Ossai did Tuesday night against No. 11 Utah. “Joe is … Read More