No. 25 Texas 84, Louisiana Tech 57: Longhorns roll but team’s effort leads to a postgame rebuke

Paced by the play of juniors Charli Collier and Audrey Warren, Texas strolled to an 84-57 win over Louisiana Tech at the Erwin Center on Wednesday. With the victory, Texas improved to 3-0 in Vic Schaefer’s first year with the Longhorns. UT has yet to hit the road this season … Read More

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Texas loses two contributors for the 2021 baseball season

When the next pitch is thrown at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas baseball coach David Pierce will have two fewer options for his line-up card. Texas confirmed this week that utility player Andre Duplantier II will miss the 2021 season after having surgery on his elbow. Infielder Brenden Dixon has also … Read More

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‘I can’t be mad at them’: Sam Ehlinger and Ta’Quon Graham react to Texas teammates’ opt-out calls

Texas seniors Sam Ehlinger and Ta’Quon Graham both expressed support on Tuesday for two former teammates who recently left the Longhorns to chase their NFL dreams. Over the weekend, offensive lineman Samuel Cosmi announced that he was opting out of the remaining games on Texas’ schedule. Read More

Statistically-speaking, was Charli Collier’s 44-point game the best in Texas history?

Back in 2009, Texas retired the No. 35 jersey in honor of men’s basketball star Kevin Durant. That number was not set aside for the Texas women, though. Junior forward Charli Collier, in fact, is two games into her third season wearing 35. Her choice of jersey isn’t a complete … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 25 Texas vs. Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech at No. 25 Texas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM About the series: Louisiana Tech leads 8-3 About the Lady Techsters: The ninth-place team in Conference USA’s preseason poll, Louisiana Tech opened its season with … Read More

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A day after Samuel Cosmi began preparing for the NFL, Caden Sterns also opts out of Texas’ season

For the second times in as many days, a longtime starter has revealed that he has played his last football game at Texas. Junior safety Caden Sterns announced on Monday that he will opt out of the rest of UT’s season. Instead of travelling to Kansas State and Kansas, Sterns … Read More

With Samuel Cosmi out and Derek Kerstetter hurt, Texas to play a ‘shell game’ on its offensive line

In every game so far this season, Texas has trotted out the exact same lineup on its offensive line. That’ll change on Saturday when the Longhorns play at Kansas State. The line may feature two new starters as well as another lineman playing at a new position. The Longhorns need … Read More

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Off to a 2-0 start, the Texas women make their first appearance in this basketball season’s AP poll

After a week of basketball, Texas has reclaimed a spot among the nation’s best programs. Texas was ranked 25th in the Associated Press’ weekly poll, which was released on Monday. UT was omitted from the AP’s preseason poll, but the Longhorns did receive the 26th-most votes. Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Two-sport recruits and the Terrence Cooks countdown

In today’s Longhorn Confidential, the American-Statesman’s Mike Craven and Danny Davis talk about Terrence Cooks’ upcoming announcement and what recruiting linebackers looks like in 2020. Mike and Danny also discuss why there aren’t more two-sport recruits out there. The Dotted Line: … Read More

‘They’re here to make an impact’: Vic Schaefer inks highly-rated class during his first signing day at UT

In two weeks, Texas will be unranked when it opens its first basketball season with new head coach Vic Schaefer. On Wednesday, however, the Longhorns fared much better with a different kind of rankings. Texas has announced the signings of Houston Cypress Creek High teammates Rori Harmon and Kyndall Hunter … Read More

Local prospects among those heading to play baseball at Texas as UT unveils its Class of 2021

Ten baseball players became Longhorns on Wednesday as athletes across the country were allowed to sign their national letters of intent. UT’s Class of 2021 features seven pitchers. The Longhorns are bringing in two outfielders, and infielder Gavin Kash also signed on the dotted line. Nine of the signees are … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Playing through pain

Happy Wednesday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (11/11/1989) Joseph Ossai and Sam Ehlinger talk about playing through pain. News and notes. And finally, some Texas trivia. When was the last time that both of Texas’ basketball programs were top-10 … Read More

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Brionne Butler’s batch of blocks against Baylor lead to a Big 12 volleyball award

Texas junior middle blocker Brionne Butler was named the Big 12’s defensive player of the week on Tuesday. This marks the second time that Butler has won this award this season. She was honored this week alongside Baylor outside hitter Yossiana Pressley (offensive) and Kansas State’s Jayden Nembhard (newcomer). Read More

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Texas’ women to enter the 2020-21 basketball season unranked in AP’s poll

When Texas takes the court on Nov. 25, it will have something to prove to the nation. On Tuesday, Texas was not ranked in the Associated Press’ preseason poll for the 2020-21 women’s basketball season. The Longhorns received 24 points from the poll’s 30 voters. That was the 26th-best total, … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Should Bijan Robinson be a 20-carry running back at Texas?

Happy Tuesday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (11/10/2007) Should UT running back Bijan Robinson get more carries? News and notes. And finally, some Texas trivia. Since 2000, how many players have led Texas in kicking and punting? TODAY’S … Read More

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Texas roster trimmed to 12 players following Shae Routt’s preseason departure

A Texas spokesperson confirmed to the American-Statesman on Monday that junior forward Shae Routt in no longer on the women’s basketball team. No further explanation was given for Routt’s departure. Routt’s mother did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Routt appeared in the official team photo last month, … Read More

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Preseason listing of the nation’s top point guards includes Texas newcomer Kyra Lambert

On Monday, Texas point guard Kyra Lambert was placed on this upcoming season’s inaugural watch list for the Nancy Lieberman Award. The Nancy Lieberman Award is given annually to the nation’s best point guard. No Longhorn has ever won that award. Basketball Hall of … Read More

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Big 12 applauds Bijan Robinson for his first 100-yard game at Texas

When it handed out its weekly award on Monday, the Big 12 did not forget about Texas freshman running back Bijan Robinson. Robinson has been named the Big 12’s newcomer of the week. A first-time recipient of this award, Robinson was honored for his efforts in … Read More

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Big 12 releases the time and TV information for Texas’ upcoming trip to Kansas

When Texas returns to the football field, it will do so in the afternoon. The Big 12 announced on Monday that Texas and Kansas will play at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. ESPN2 will televise the action from Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kan. Week … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Byes for Texas’ football program and a senior on the volleyball team

Happy Monday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (11/9/2019) Tom Herman and Sam Ehlinger address the state of the Longhorns ahead of their bye. Texas volleyball coach Jerritt Elliott on senior Ashley Shook’s last home match. Which former Longhorns shined in the … Read More