12 Big things about Big 12 basketball: A readers’ only look at the final 2 weeks

Each week I give you 12 things to know about Big 12 men’s basketball. Here’s last week’s column.  Let’s start strong. 12. This week’s ‘Kansas Dethroner Power Ranking Leader’ : Kansas has won 13 straight Big 12 titles. It’s ridiculous — especially on senior night at Phog … Read More

Texas History: The Red Raiders, women’s basketball and one heck of a rivalry

In 1995 and 1996, the Texas Tech-Texas women’s basketball games at the Frank Erwin Center combined for an attendance of more than 27,000 people. The two games rank Nos. 1 and 2 on Texas’ all-time conference game attendance record list. What people should know before the Longhorns (20-4, 11-2) play … Read More

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The echoes are being heard in Austin: Texas now tied for No. 2 in all-time football wins

Sorry Notre Dame, your time is up as the second all-time winningest program in college football. Make room for the Longhorns and Ohio State. The NCAA rejected Notre Dame’s appeal of 21 vacated wins, making the Fighting Irish’s all-time win total 885. Texas and Ohio State, with … Read More

PHOTO HISTORY: Before Mo Bamba, Austin area product Chris Mihm was the Texas block party king

Texas freshman Mo Bamba has 98 blocks this season. That’s almost four blocks a game (3.92 to be exact). Bamba is going to leave Texas after one season as the program record holder for most blocks in a season — he already has that — and a program record for … Read More

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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MOCK DRAFT: Mo Bamba to Phoenix Suns at No. 3

Sports Illustrated updated its NBA Mock Draft projections on Monday and while the Longhorns enter the week in dire need of wins, that hasn’t taken any excitement away from freshman sensation Mo Bamba. According to the magazine and writer Jeremy Woo, Bamba is a future Phoenix Sun, … Read More

Starting 5: The Longhorns’ NCAA Tournament hopes take a dip after a terrible week

Every Monday during the basketball season we give you five things Texas men’s basketball fans need to know about the week to come. A bad week needs to be followed by a good week, or a bid to the NCAA Tournament is in jeopardy. 5. The no good, stinking, terrible … Read More

12 Big things about Big 12 basketball: Is this the week someone breaks away from the field?

Each week I give you 12 things to know about Big 12 men’s basketball. Here’s last week’s column.  12. Trae Young’s hectic week The National Player of the Year favorite can’t catch a break, it seems. People say he’s selfish because of the bad shots he takes, … Read More

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RECAP: Tom Herman talks about No. 3-ranked 2018 recruiting class on National Signing Day

Texas coach Tom Herman has landed one of the top recruiting classes in the nation today, a total of 27 players. Follow his press conference live via our own Brian Davis: MORE COVERAGE: Follow live: It’s National Signing Day! Who’s coming to Texas? Tweets by BDavisAAS … Read More

12 Big things about Big 12 basketball: The halfway point of conference play

Each week I give you 12 things to know about Big 12 men’s basketball. Here’s last week’s column.  It’s halftime of the Big 12, it’s time to evaluate some things. 12. The SEC-Big 12 Challenge The Southeastern Conference won the challenge for the first time last week … Read More

Texas History: The first time ESPN College GameDay came to Austin, Major Applewhite made it count

This Saturday ESPN’s live pregame show, College GameDay, will come to Austin for the men’s basketball team’s matchup with Oklahoma later that night. It’s the first time the Saturday show, in any sport, has been on campus since Sept. 19, 2009. The College Gameday crew came to Austin for a … Read More