Bevo Beat

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


Doug Ghim named to All-Nicklaus Team

Doug Ghim, who just finished up his senior season at Texas, earned a spot on the All-Nicklaus Team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Friday. The All-Nicklaus Team began in 2008. Ghim joins 23 other Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA honorees as a result of his outstanding … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: June 22-28

Here’s the Longhorns TV and radio schedule heading into the weekend. It’s a look at current and former Longhorns in action on TV and radio this weekend and beyond. Five former Longhorns are in action at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn. Jordan Spieth sits in second place after the … Read More


Trio of pitchers announce their departure from Texas’ baseball program

Three pitchers have decided that their last games at Texas were played in the College World Series. Nolan Kingham, Andy McGuire and Parker Joe Robinson each revealed on Twitter on Thursday that they will not return to Texas in 2019. The three pitchers combined for a 12-7 record and 10 … Read More


Scottie Scheffler earns spot on PING All-America team

Texas golfer Scottie Scheffler punctuated his senior season by landing a spot on the PING All-America team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday. Scheffler earned his place on the third team, averaging 70.45 strokes per round and shooting under par in 24 of 38 rounds. It’s his third … Read More

Men's Basketball

Where will Mo Bamba end up? Rumors, projections ahead of 2018 NBA Draft

Will Mo Bamba stay in Texas, or will he be moving back home after the 2018 NBA Draft? Those are just two of the possible outcomes for the Texas star, who is expected to be a top-10 pick on Thursday night. RELATED: 12 big things about the Big … Read More


Bohls: Texas baseball’s 2019 squad should feature a deeper pitching staff

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On the Texas baseball season: Texas had an impressive ride this post-season that in some ways mirrored Mississippi State, which once stood 15-15 … Read More


During an achievement-laden season, Kody Clemens takes home Texas’ triple crown

Throughout the 2018 baseball season, Kody Clemens was the top threat in Texas’ line-up. Clemens closed out his junior year as UT’s leader in batting average (.351), home runs (24) and RBIs (72). Since 1960, only nine Longhorns have won the team’s offensive triple crown: 2018: Kody Clemens (.351 BA, … Read More


Derek Stingley Jr. chooses LSU over Florida, Texas

The nation’s top cornerback prospect chose home. Derek Stingley Jr., a five-star from Louisiana, picked LSU on Wednesday over Texas and Florida. The Longhorns made the final cut, but LSU is the best program in the country at keeping in-state talent within its borders. Stingley becomes the … Read More

texas women's track and field

UT, Bev Kearney agree to settle discrimination case against school

A lawyer who represents former Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney said Wednesday that the five-year-old case is nearing its end. Kearney’s lawyer, Jody Mask said: “The parties have reached an agreement to settle this case.” Kearney, one of the most successful coaches in school history, filed suit against the … Read More

Men's Basketball

12 big things about the Big 12: Mo Bamba and the 2018 NBA Draft edition

The unofficial end to every college basketball season is the NBA Draft. It’s not the climax — that would be the Final Four in April — but it’s the scene at the end of every action movie that sets up the sequel and either has a happy or sad ending. Read More


The Final Pitch: Florida 6, Texas 1 – Gators end Texas’ season and stay at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — Texas was unable to keep up with Florida as the NCAA’s reigning champion pulled away in the sixth inning of an elimination game in the College World Series. Making its 36th appearance at the College World Series, Texas ends its year with a 42-23 record. Read More


RECAP: Texas baseball falls in elimination game in College World Series to Florida

After losing its 2018 College World Series opening game against Arkansas on Sunday in Omaha, the Texas baseball team (42-22) attempts to keep its season alive today against No.1 seed Florida (47-20). The winner will advance while the loser will have its season end. Originally scheduled for … Read More


Weather coerces an alteration to Texas’ schedule at the College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — It appears the Mother Nature may be Texas’ toughest opponent at the College World Series. Weather impacted the third day of action at the College World Series on Monday. As a result, Texas’ elimination game against Florida has been pushed back on Tuesday’s schedule … Read More


Texas makes cut for three-star IMG Academy offensive lineman Chris Akporoghene

Texas isn’t a stranger to recruiting at IMG Academy in Florida, a private school that drew the ire of many high school coaches in the state. The Longhorns signed four-star inside linebacker Ayodele Adeoye in the 2018 class and are hunting 2019 running backs … Read More


Four-star athlete Jaren Mangham includes Texas among finalists

Jaren Mangham, the No. 30-ranked athlete in the country, included the Longhorns among the nine finalists for his commitment. The 6-foot-1, 214-pound prospect from Cass Technical High School in Michigan can play running back or outside linebacker. Texas prefers him at outside linebacker. Next … Read More


The Final Pitch: Arkansas 11, Texas 5 – Longhorns blown out in College World Series opener

OMAHA, Neb. — A sixth-inning swoon cost UT dearly as Arkansas emerged victorious in both teams’ first game at the College World Series. In the top of the fifth frame at TD Ameritrade Park, UT took a 2-1 lead on David Hamilton’s sacrifice fly. Arkansas countered with a two-run homer … Read More


FOLLOW LIVE: Texas baseball faces Arkansas in College World Series opener

The College World Series is underway and Texas (42-21) begins its pursuit of a seventh College World Series title. But standing in the way is Arkansas (44-19) of the SEC. With win, Texas will play at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. With a loss, Texas will play at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Read More


Augie Garrido’s jersey number to be worn by David Pierce throughout College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. – Texas coach David Pierce will wear the No. 16 – the late Augie Garrido’s old number – for the entirety of the Longhorns’ stay at the College World Series. Garrido, 79, passed away on March 15 after suffering a stroke in California. Garrido was … Read More


NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of former Longhorn Greg Ploetz

The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career. The lawsuit in Dallas was settled Friday after three days of trial. A court administrator … Read More


Teammates Javonne Shepherd, Demond Demas enjoy Texas’ Heat Wave

Texas remains atop for Javonne Shepherd Texas and Texas A&M might not face each other on a football field, but that doesn’t stop the two long-time rivals from competing on the recruiting trail. The latest target caught in the battlefield is four-star offensive tackle Javonne Shepherd. Read More