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The latest Longhorn news and notes from the Austin American-Statesman.

Women's Basketball

The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 20 Imani McGee-Stafford, basketball

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 20 Imani McGee-Stafford, basketball McGee-Stafford arrived at Texas as one of the top recruits in the nation looking to help Texas coach Karen Aston establish a new era … Read More

Breakfast with Bevo: Putting a bow on spring for Texas, rest of Big 12

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s Wednesday, April 26th. On this date: The Chiefs took Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher with the top pick of the NFL draft (2013); the Lions drafted Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford No. 1 overall (2009); Seattle Mariners outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 250th career home run (1997); … Read More


The Final Pitch: Texas 9, Houston 4

Held to four hits, Texas still managed to score nine times in a five-run win over Houston at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday. Texas trailed 3-0 after the second inning but rallied behind a four-run third inning. The Longhorns then scored five times in the fourth frame. Thanks to a … Read More


Doug Ghim tied for lead at Big 12 Championships

Doug Ghim sits in a tie for first place after shooting 70 in the third round of the Big 12 Championships in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday. Ghim is even at 210, tied with Oklahoma’s Grant Hirschman, with one round to go. The Longhorns are in a tie for third place … Read More

Men's Basketball

Former Longhorn James Banks to play basketball at Georgia Tech

Ex-Longhorn James Banks has found his next home. Banks tweeted on Tuesday night that he will join the basketball team at Georgia Tech. Banks announced last month that he was transferring from Texas after two seasons with the Longhorns. The Georgia native will join a Georgia Tech … Read More


With Texas eyeing an indoor baseball facility, Clemens family gifts $1 million to the Longhorns

Roger and Debbie Clemens have pledged $1 million to Texas’ baseball program, the school announced on Tuesday. The donation, which was made on behalf of the Roger Clemens Foundation, will go toward a fundraising goal of $9 million. Texas is currently fundraising for the building of an indoor training facility. Read More


Golden: Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Collin Johnson will be gamebreakers for Texas in the fall

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On the Texas wide receivers: The Texas running attack should have no one excited. Daniel Young and Toneil Carter run hard but neither appear to be in that game-breaker category. So Longhorn … Read More

Men's Basketball

The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No 21 Avery Bradley, basketball

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 21 Avery Bradley, basketball Arriving from the state of Washington via Findley College Prep in Henderson, Nev. in 2009 was one of Rick Barnes’ highest-rated recruits of all-time, … Read More


Chrisann Gordon and Sophia Schubert named top athletes at Texas’ awards show

On Monday, Texas recognized athletic achievements from the past year at its annual awards show for the women in its athletic department. At “Longhorn Honors: Women’s Athletics,” sprinter Chrisann Gordon and golfer Sophia Schubert split the Longhorn Athlete of the Year award. Gordon and Schubert beat out a field of … Read More


Already known for his glove, Texas shortstop David Hamilton sprints back onto the national radar

Already No. 1 on Texas’ roster, sophomore shortstop David Hamilton can also be found near the top of some statistical categories. After swiping six bags over UT’s last five games, Hamilton ranks in a third-place tie among Division I base stealers. His defense also leads the country with … Read More


Sam Ehlinger gets behind Austin kid’s quest to raise $1 million to save his sister

University of Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger is trying to help 13-year-old Garland Benson raise $1 million for the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation. In December, we profiled Garland, whose sister Christiane has the genetic disease, in which the lipopigments, which are made of fat and protein, build up in the brain and the … Read More


As RPI ranking tumbles, Texas is rewarded for last week’s performance against non-conference teams

After playing five games against non-conference opponents last week, Texas is trending up and trending down at the same time. On Monday, Texas climbed two spots to No. 19 in D1Baseball’s national poll. Among Big 12 teams, UT (28-15) trails only No. 4 Texas Tech (32-9) in … Read More


The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football An Olympian and football player, Marquise Goodwin follows in the same footsteps as Johnny “Lam” Jones and other two-sport stars at Texas. Goodwin arrived at … Read More


Breakfast with Bevo: What Mack Brown had to say about Texas, Herman, and Ehlinger vs. Buechele

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s Monday, April 23rd. On April 23, 1989 the Dallas Cowboys took UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman with the first overall pick of the NFL draft. The year before, Dallas took Miami wide receiver Michael Irvin with the 11th overall pick; the year after, the Cowboys … Read More


Back-to-back: Texas holds off Oklahoma State and Baylor to win another Big 12 title

Light the tower, the Longhorns are bringing home a conference championship. Led by three top-10 finishes, UT’s women’s golf team successfully defended its Big 12 championship on Sunday. After taking a 36-hole lead at the Dallas Athletic Club on Friday, Texas held off Oklahoma State and Baylor … Read More


Former Longhorn Brandon Belt’s 21-pitch plate appearance most since at least 1988

ANAHEIM, Calif.– Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988. The previous high of 20 pitches in a plate appearance since 1988 was when … Read More


The Final Pitch: New Orleans 4, Texas 1

Weighed down by three defensive errors on Sunday, Texas ended its five-game week against non-conference opponents with a 4-1 loss to New Orleans. With two outs in the third inning at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, New Orleans built a 3-0 lead as four straight batters reached base. A two-run error in … Read More


Early enrollees close out spring practices with mixed reviews at Texas’ Orange-White Game

At the Orange-White Game on Saturday, a few Longhorns got to introduce themselves to an estimated crowd of 35,000. Texas signed 27 prospects in its 2018 recruiting class, and nine of those players went through spring practices at Texas. Offensive lineman Mikey Grandy (head) … Read More

Men's Basketball

Former Texas G Jacob Young headed to Rutgers

Former Texas guard Jacob Young announced Saturday that he’s transferring to Rutgers. “Rutgers Nation. New beginnings,” Young posted on Twitter. Former Texas center James Banks III, who also announced his transfer also posted his support on the social media platform. “Big time pick up … Read More


WATCH: Texas coach Tom Herman talks Orange-White spring game

Texas coach Tom Herman meets with the press following the Orange-White Spring Game on Saturday in Austin. Read More