Texas 63, Oklahoma State 52: Seniors ensure home finale highlighted by pomp, circumstance and a win

On the same day Texas retired Clarissa Davis’ jersey, Joyner Holmes ensured that the final memory of No. 24 at the Erwin Center was a positive one. Holmes scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 63-52 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday. The 11-point win was part of … Read More

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21 up and 21 down: Texas senior Miranda Elish registers a perfect game against New Mexico

For the 11th time in school history, Texas has achieved perfection in the pitching circle. Senior ace Miranda Elish did not allow a baserunner in No. 3 Texas’ 7-0 win over New Mexico at McCombs Field on Sunday. The perfect game was the second of Elish’s collegiate career. While … Read More

As senior year winds down, Texas’ Jada Underwood kept busy as a basketball player and teacher

Twenty-three times this season, Jada Underwood has heard her last name called as starters were announced at a Texas basketball game. Arena announcers in Florida, Hawaii and the Big 12 hot spots have hummed Underwood’s name. It’s been called out after each of her 49 field goals. During this season, … Read More

Texas 4, Cal State Fullerton 3: Relief effort holds up as Longhorns survive another close call

No, Texas isn’t going to win all of its games by 20 runs this season. In fact, Texas probably won’t take a single one by 20 runs. The Longhorns last blew out an opponent by that many in 2002. Texas, though, is insistent that it will be pretty competitive in … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State When: 11:30 a.m. Sunday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: LHN/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 37-15 About the Cowgirls: Gray recently joined Andrea Riley (2007-10) and Kaylee Jensen (2016-18) as the only Cowgirls to score 500 … Read More

Texas 6, Cal State Fullerton 1: Longhorns boosted by a big inning in ‘Garrido Series’ opener

On Friday night, the seventh-inning stretch turned into a surge for the Texas Longhorns. Six runs scored in the bottom of the seventh inning propelled UT to a 6-1 win over Cal State Fullerton at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The five-run win was Texas’ 11th victory of the season. It also … Read More

No. 2 Baylor 69, Texas 53: After another Bear beating, UT stresses the need ‘to move forward’

WACO — By rule, college basketball games aren’t that long. Avoid overtime and you’re looking at 40 minutes of action. On Thursday night, only five of those minutes were needed at Baylor’s Ferrell Center to remind an announced crowd of 9,336 of Baylor’s and Texas’ respective places in the Big … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Offensive Linemen and Tight Ends

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of offensive linemen and tight ends during the 2021 recruiting cycle. The Dotted Line: … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at No. 2 Baylor

Texas at No. 2 Baylor When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday Where: Ferrell Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 58-42 About the Longhorns: After twice setting her career-high scoring mark against TCU and Oklahoma, Taylor was named the Big … Read More

Arizona 8, Texas 6: Longhorn pitchers come up short during a lengthy midweek audition

On Super Tuesday, it was the Texas Longhorns who waited all night for results to trickle in at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Those results were not pretty. Texas slumped to an 8-6 loss that took four hours and 35 minutes to complete. Texas allowed only four hits to Arizona, but the … Read More

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Texas unable to leapfrog UCLA and Washington following its big wins in California

On Tuesday, Texas found itself looking up at two teams it had recently beat. For the second straight week, Texas has been ranked third in the NFCA’s national poll. Texas (20-3) received its first two first-place votes of the season, and its 738 total points trailed only the 793 points … Read More

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Texas guard Celeste Taylor honored twice by the Big 12 following a big week of basketball

The Big 12 has taken notice of the biggest week of Texas freshman Celeste Taylor’s young career. On Monday, Taylor shared the Big 12’s player of the week award with Baylor’s Lauren Cox. The Big 12 also gave its weekly award for freshmen to Taylor. Kansas guard Holly Kersgieter and … Read More

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How did Texas fare at the 2020 NFL Combine?

With their eyes on a career in football, four Longhorns recently attempted to stand out at the 2020 NFL Combine. Receivers Collin Johnson and Devin Duvernay, defensive lineman Malcolm Roach and safety Brandon Jones were all invited to the annual event, which wrapped up on Sunday. While in Indianapolis, workouts, … Read More

Texas 86, Oklahoma 76: Celeste Taylor dazzles as UT distances itself from Sooners, third-place pack

Earlier this week, Texas freshman guard Celeste Taylor was asked about the rivalries that she grew up around. A native New Yorker, Taylor had held UConn and Notre Dame up as the textbook definition of on-court animosity. A close second, Taylor insisted, was whenever she and Long Island Lutheran played … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Vince Young

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about football player Vince Young. A 6-5 quarterback out of Houston, Young ranks sixth in career rushing yards at Texas. Only … Read More

No. 11 LSU 4, Texas 3: Longhorns go down swinging in their first loss of the 2020 season

HOUSTON — On a Friday night at Minute Maid Park, the number 16 was anything but sweet for Texas. Texas struck out 16 times in a 4-3 loss to LSU in both teams’ opener at the 2020 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic. The defeat was … Read More

Home, sweet home? Texas looks to protect its house with Big 12 rival Oklahoma in town

Just three days before Christmas, Texas put a bow on a 69-64 upset of No. 1 Stanford in front of 3,952 fans at the Erwin Center. For those who purchased season tickets, that five-point triumph may have been worth the price of admission. But not all … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma

Texas vs. Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 34-25 About the Sooners: An 83-80 loss to Kansas on Wednesday was Oklahoma’s fifth straight defeat. … Robertson entered this week … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Jimmy Blacklock

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Jimmy Blacklock. One year after Sam Bradley integrated UT’s basketball program, Texas signed Blacklock out of Tyler Junior … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of receivers, cornerbacks and safeties during the 2021 recruiting cycle. Plus, we are discussing where to eat in Houston in … Read More