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

Softball

Texas to officially retire Cat Osterman’s No. 8 jersey

Nearly 19 years ago, Cat Osterman was asked about the possibility of having her jersey retired by Texas’ softball program. “If they did, that’d be cool,” the then-senior pitcher told the American-Statesman. On Tuesday, Texas made the “cool” announcement that its softball team will finally retire Osterman’s jersey. The No. Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

Texas vs. Kansas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 28-10 About the Jayhawks: Kansas has been beaten 14 straight times by the Longhorns. The Jayhawks’ … Read More

Women's Basketball

Sug Sutton sparks Longhorns in road win over Kansas State

Senior guard Sug Sutton scored 11 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Texas wrapped up a 71-63 victory over Kansas State on Sunday in Manhattan, Kan. Sutton was the game’s top scorer and added six assists and three steals as the Longhorns improved to 11-6 overall and … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 12 West Virginia

Texas at No. 12 West Virginia When: 6 p.m. Monday Where: WVU Coliseum (capacity 14,000) TV/radio: ESPNU/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 11-8. The two didn’t play on a regular basis until the Mountaineers joined … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis tops SMU on the road

The No. 2 Texas men’s tennis team improved to 2-0 after defeating SMU 6-1 in Dallas on Saturday. The Longhorns swept singles action after losing the doubles point to take the win. Cleve Harper clinched the competition with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Jordi Redelijk. Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Kansas State

Texas at Kansas State When: 12 p.m. Sunday Where: Bramlage Coliseum TV/radio: ESPN+/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 22-16 About the Longhorns: A 26-point victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday … Read More

Football

Texas ex Jay Boulware leaving Oklahoma, will coach Longhorns’ tight ends, special teams

Texas coach Tom Herman is turning to another Longhorn for his coaching staff. Jay Boulware has been hired as UT’s new associate head coach for special teams and will also coach tight ends, the university announced Saturday. The offensive lineman from Irving Nimitz … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track takes seven wins at Hilton Memorial Invitational

The Texas track and field teams picked up five individual wins and two relay triumphs at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational in Houston on Friday. Micaiah Harris won the men’s 400 meters in 46.61 seconds for the second best mark in the world this season. He started and finished the … Read More

Women's Basketball

‘Is it enough? No. But it is a really big step’: Texas coach Karen Aston reflects on WNBA’s new deal

Earlier this week, the Women’s National Basketball Association and its players association reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, salaries will increase and the top players can earn $215,000 each season. Improved travel arrangements — such as better … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 6 Kansas

Texas vs. No. 6 Kansas When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 33-9. The Horns beat the Jayhawks in Austin last season 73-63 when Kerwin Roach … Read More

Tennis

No. 2 Texas men’s tennis tops No. 1 Florida to open season

The No. 2 Texas men’s tennis team opened the dual match season with a 5-2 win over No. 1 Florida in Gainesville on Wednesday night. The defending national champion Longhorns took five singles matches against ranked opponents in the victory. The win makes it two straight when facing the No. Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: After moving to Texas, how will UT’s new assistants tackle in-state recruiting?

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into whether Texas’ new assistant coaches have ground to make up when it comes to recruiting in the state. Mike also chats with 2021 recruits Billy … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 164: MLB.com’s Richard Justice on the Astros; Dennis Dodd on LSU and Texas national perception

MLB.com columnist Richard Justice gives an inside at what’s going on with the Houston Astros after a signal-stealing scandal led to the firings of manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow. Also, CBSSports.com columnist Dennis Dodd discusses where LSU ranks on the list of all-time greatest teams while examining where … Read More

Tennis

Anna Turati named Big 12 tennis player of the week

Texas senior Anna Turati earned the honor of Big 12 tennis player of the week, the conference announced on Tuesday. Turati went 3-0 in singles at the Pink Flamingo Invitational in the Bahamas last weekend. She also went 2-1 with doubles partner Bianca Turati at the event. Two of her … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas Tech at Texas

Texas Tech at Texas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 73-29 About the Lady Raiders:  After averaging 14 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last week, guard Alexis Tucker … Read More

Baseball

Texas announces the retirement of College World Series MVP Huston Street’s No. 25 jersey

For the first time since 2010, Texas has retired the jersey belonging to one of its legendary baseball players. Former UT pitcher Huston Street’s jersey will be retired during the 2020 season, the school announced on Tuesday. Texas athletics director Chris Del Conte told Street the news during a recent … Read More

Football

Texas hires South Carolina’s Coleman Hutzler as co-defensive coordinator, LB coach

Texas coach Tom Herman wants to instill toughness in his linebacker unit. The best way to do that is have an SEC coach show the Longhorns how to do it. UT announced the hiring of new linebackers coach Coleman Hutzler on Tuesday. Hutzler will have the … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma State

Texas at Oklahoma State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena (capacity 13,611) TV/radio: ESPN+/104.9 The Horn RELATED: Texas-Oklahoma State is first of two Longhorns’ games on subscription-based ESPN+ About the series: Texas leads … Read More

Football

Following a final statement in the Alamo Bowl, Texas reclaims its top-25 status in AP’s last poll

After experiencing a series of highs and lows this fall, Texas will enter the offseason on a positive note. Texas has been ranked 25th in the Associated Press’ final poll for the 2019 football season. LSU topped the rankings after winning the national championship on Monday night. Read More

Football

Elite Earl: Texas icon Campbell ranked seventh on a list of college football’s top players

Already a legendary Longhorn, Earl Campbell has been named the seventh-greatest player in college football’s history. The announcement about Campbell’s achievement was made at halftime of Monday’s national championship game. Texas’ Heisman Trophy-winning running back was honored in New Orleans alongside fellow legends like Roger Staubach, Barry Sanders, Archie Griffin … Read More