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

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 3 Kansas

Texas at No. 3 Kansas When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Allen Fieldhouse (capacity 16,300) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 34-9. The Jayhawks won the first matchup this season in Austin 66-57 despite hitting … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Roosevelt Leaks

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 Roosevelt Leaks. Leaks arrived at Texas in 1971, which was one year after Julius Whittier became the football … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team tops Georgia Tech in Atlanta

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team won 5-2 over No. 22 Georgia Tech on Saturday in Atlanta. Anna Turati clinched the Texas victory with a 6-3, 7-6 (7) win over Victoria Flores. The Longhorns took the lead with a doubles triumph and followed it up with four singles wins. Read More

Track & Field

Texas men win Arkansas Invitational, women take third place

The Texas men’s team came away with the top spot at the Arkansas Invitational in Fayetteville on Saturday while the women took third place. The Longhorns scored 79 points, four points ahead of Oregon and six points ahead of host Arkansas to claim the win. The men sealed the victory … Read More

Tennis

Top-ranked Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 6 Ohio State

The No. 1 Texas men’s tennis team fell to No. 6 Ohio State 4-1 in Columbus on Saturday. The loss ends a 10-match winning streak for the Longhorns which included their run to the national title last season. Robert Cash defeated Chih Chi Huang 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the victory … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Julius Whittier

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 Julius Whittier. Texas’ 1969 football team is widely known as the last national champion … Read More

Texas track and field team sets a pair of school records at Razorback Invitational

The Texas track and field team broke two school records at the Razorback Invitational on Friday in Fayetteville, Ark. Micaiah Harris didn’t let last week’s record stay on top as he bested his own 200-meter time Friday with a mark of 20.49 seconds. He leads the world with that time. Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis takes top-10 win over NC State

In a clash of top-10 teams, the No. 7 Texas women’s tennis squad defeated No. 8 North Carolina State 4-3 on Friday in Atlanta. Fernanda Labraña clinched the victory with a 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-3 win over Lexi Keberle. The win moves Texas to 3-0 while N.C. State suffered its … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Iowa State

Texas vs. Iowa State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-times series 23-17. The Longhorns have been on an impressive run in recent years, winning five … Read More

Football

Big 12 adjusts the date for Texas and Oklahoma State’s meeting in Stillwater

For the fourth season in a row, Texas’ football team will play on Black Friday. The Big 12 announced on Thursday that Texas will now travel to Oklahoma State on Nov. 27. That game was originally scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 28. The official kickoff time will … Read More

Baseball

Texas receives a first-place vote but will open its season in the middle of the Big 12’s pack

Texas won a Big 12 championship two years ago but was stuck in the conference’s basement last season. On Thursday, the Longhorns claimed the middle slot in the Big 12’s 2020 preseason poll. Texas earned enough votes to place fifth in the Big 12’s annual preseason poll. With 38 points, … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. No. 2 Baylor

Texas vs. Baylor When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 58-41 About the Lady Bears: The NCAA’s defending champion, Baylor’s only blemish was against a South Carolina team that currently tops the AP … Read More

Full contact: How a lifetime of football blows ended in tragedy for Jevan Snead

Nearly a decade after the peak of Jevan Snead’s football career, his family and close friends believe the sport he so dearly loved unraveled him. By his early 30s, he fought symptoms of dementia, struggled with depression and could scantly recall mundane details of the previous day or even the … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 166: CBS’ Jim Nantz on Kobe: “We’re all just numb.”

Broadcast legend Jim Nantz joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls on this week’s On Second Thought podcast and discusses the Kobe Bryant tragedy and the upcoming Masters. Nantz  also addresses Jordan Spieth’s slump and reports that his NFL booth partner Tony Romo may be leaving him for Monday Night Football. Read More

Longhorn Confidential: Looking ahead and way ahead at Texas’ recruiting plans

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 previewing both National Signing Day and the 2021 recruiting cycle. Mike also chats with 2021 recruit Derrick Harris, Jr. The Dotted Line: … Read More

Football

Reports: LB Juwan Mitchell enters the NCAA’s transfer portal following one season at Texas

Coming off a sophomore season in which he started five times, linebacker Juwan Mitchell has reportedly placed his name in the NCAA’s transfer portal. On Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported on Mitchell’s impending departure. Texas had not commented on the reports as of Wednesday afternoon. Read More

Baseball

With 2020 season approaching, Texas’ Bryce Elder and Eric Kennedy honored among the Big 12’s best

Texas was represented by pitcher Bryce Elder and outfielder Eric Kennedy on the Big 12’s preseason baseball team, which was released on Wednesday. The preseason team honored 20 players from seven of the Big 12’s nine baseball programs. Baylor infielder Nick Loftin (player of the year) … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women’s basketball team wins fifth straight

The Texas women’s basketball team dominated the Oklahoma Sooners on the way to a 70-53 win in Norman on Tuesday night. Lashann Higgs led all scorers with a season-high 19 points and Joyner Holmes added a double-double, scoring 14 points to go with 10 rebounds to help Texas pick up … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at TCU

Texas at TCU When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Schollmaier Arena (capacity 6,800) TV/radio: ESPN+/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 109-68. The Frogs have been a thorn in the Longhorns’ side the last four seasons. Texas … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center TV/radio: Fox Sports Oklahoma/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 33-25 About the Longhorns: Owners of a four-game winning streak, Texas last won five consecutive conference contests during … Read More