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

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at Kansas State

Texas at Kansas State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Bramlage Coliseum (capacity 12,528) TV/radio: CBS/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas State leads the all-time series 22-17. The Longhorns won the previous matchup on Jan. 11 in Austin 64-50. Matt … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas State

Texas vs. Kansas State When: 12 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 23-16 About the Wildcats: Nationally, Kansas State ranks sixth in rebounding (44.3 per game) and 11th in … Read More

Baseball

How did Boise State end up on the Texas baseball team’s schedule?

For the first time this season, Texas’ baseball team will spend a weekend at home. Over the past few years, Rice, Louisiana-Lafayette and Purdue have participated in the first weekend series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Marquee programs like Stanford, Houston and Texas Tech are in the Austin area this weekend, … Read More

Baseball

Black History Month at Texas: Andre Robertson

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 baseball player Andre Roberston.  Once a 155-pound quarterback from West Orange High, Robertson originally thought he’d play football at Texas. Read More

Soccer

Texas women’s soccer team announces spring schedule

The Texas women’s soccer team announced its spring schedule on Thursday and just one contest will be played at home. Texas will host Monterrey at 7 p.m. at Myers Stadium on Fri., March 6 before hitting the road for four games. The Longhorns will take on the Houston Dash, St. Read More

Golf

Texas men’s golf team wins The Prestige, Soosman takes third place

The Texas men’s golf team shot 832 overall to win The Prestige title at the Greg Norman Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., on Wednesday. The No. 7 Longhorns shot 278 in the final round to finish 20 under par overall, six strokes ahead of top-ranked Pepperdine. Spencer … Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Running Backs and Linebackers

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 running backs and linebackers during the 2021 recruiting cycle. Plus, four-star defensive lineman Landon Jackson talks about his recruitment. Read More

Women's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: Clarissa Davis

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 Clarissa Davis. Davis is among the very few who can argue that they were the greatest to ever … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 169: Texas AD Chris Del Conte addresses Shaka’s future; Baylor HC Aranda likes Baylor’s prospects

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte joins the On Second Thought podcast this week and addresses the elephant in the room that is head basketball coach Shaka Smart and his future at Texas. Del Conte also gives an update on facility construction around campus, including the new basketball arena and … Read More

Track & Field

Black History Month at Texas: Marshevet Hooker

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 track and field standout Marshevet Hooker. Hooker starred at Texas from 2004-06. During her time with the Longhorns, Hooker was … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis moves up to No. 3 in nation

The Texas women’s tennis team moved to No. 3 in the latest Oracle/ITA national rankings, released Tuesday. The Longhorns jumped from No. 7 to the top three, making it the highest Texas has been ranked since 2006. Texas has beaten three teams in the top 11 so far this spring … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 5 after ITA National Indoor Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team dropped out of the No. 1 spot after falling to Michigan at the ITA National Indoor Championships on Saturday. The Oracle/ITA rankings, released on Tuesday, had Texas at No. 5, making it 17 straight weeks that Texas has been in the top five. Michigan moved … Read More

Track & Field

Indoor season ends for Texas’ Sam Worley following an injury in Seattle

Texas junior Sam Worley will miss the rest of the indoor track and field season after fracturing his tibia at a meet in Seattle. Worley discussed his injury on his Instagram page on Tuesday. He was injured while competing in the men’s mile at the Husky Classic this past Saturday. Read More

Softball

After a 10-0 start for the 2020 softball season, Texas earns its first top-5 ranking since 2013

Within reach of its best-ever start to a softball season, Texas has earned an honor that had eluded the Longhorns for nearly seven years. Texas has been ranked fourth in the NFCA’s softball poll this week. The Longhorns opened the year as the NFCA poll’s sixth-ranked … Read More

Football

Corby Meekins heads to Houston, becomes the last of UT’s ex-assistants to land a new coaching job

Former Texas assistant Corby Meekins will return to Houston to coach the Cougars’ tight ends, the school announced on Monday. A longtime high school coach, Meekins tutored tight ends and fullbacks for Tom Herman at Houston from 2015-16. Meekins followed Herman to Texas and worked with … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. TCU

Texas vs. TCU When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 110-68. The Longhorns won the last matchup 62-61 in Fort Worth on Jan. 29. In … Read More

Football

Former Texas coach Charlie Strong headed to Alabama as defensive analyst

Former Texas coach Charlie Strong has been hired by Alabama’s Nick Saban to be a defensive analyst for the Crimson Tide, ESPN reported Tuesday. Strong had some job offers to join other SEC schools as a defensive coach but ultimately landed in Tuscaloosa. Read More

Volleyball

Black History Month at Texas: Destinee Hooker

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 two-sport star Destinee Hooker. Who is the greatest volleyball player in UT’s history? From 2006-09, Hooker certainly made her case. Read More

Men's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: Kevin Durant

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 Kevin Durant. Durant only spent one year at Texas, but he made his time count. How much of … Read More

Volleyball

Ex-Longhorn setter Riley Fisbeck to close out her volleyball career at Alabama

Former Texas setter Riley Fisbeck announced on Sunday that she will join Alabama’s volleyball program as a graduate transfer. An anthropology major, Fisbeck intends to graduate from Texas this May. Fisbeck, who interned with the Austin Police Department’s homicide unit this past summer, will study criminal justice at Alabama. Read More