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

Football

Big defensive play jolts Texas awake; Horns leading Texas Tech 17-10 at halftime

It’s halftime in Lubbock. No. 19 Texas is leading Texas Tech, 17-10. The cowbells are clanging. Texas is going without starting safety Brandon Jones for the second straight game and without starting wide receiver Colin Johnson, both of whom were ruled out earlier today. Lil’Jordan Humphrey is playing out wide … Read More

FOLLOW LIVE: No. 19 Texas scores late to beat Texas Tech 41-34

Coming off back-to-back losses, Texas badly needs a win Saturday night as it plays Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. The No. 19-ranked Longhorns (6-3, 4-2) are still chasing a spot in the Big 12 championship game, despite losses in consecutive weeks at Oklahoma State and last week … Read More

Football

Texas to battle Texas Tech without key starters Collin Johnson, Brandon Jones

Texas will be without one of its top receivers and defensive backs for this evening’s game at Texas Tech. Texas coach Tom Herman told the Longhorn Network on Saturday afternoon that juniors Collin Johnson and Brandon Jones won’t play against Texas Tech. Jones has not yet recovered … Read More

Women's Basketball

Chasity Patterson, sophomore guard, leaves Texas basketball team

University of Texas sophomore Chasity Patterson has been granted her release and will transfer to another school, the team announced Saturday. The 5-5 guard has not chosen a new school. She played in the opener on Thursday, scoring six points in nine minutes in a 78-41 victory over Duquesne. Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis team opens play at Longhorn Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team won five singles matches and added two doubles victories during the first day of the Longhorn Invitational at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. Rodrigo Banzer and Colin Markes teamed up to beat Ilgiz Valiev and Artem Kapshuk of Texas Tech 8-5. Leonardo Telles and … Read More

Softball

Texas softball team ends fall season perfect

The Texas softball team finished up the fall season perfect as they defeated Texas State 5-0 at McCombs Field Friday night. The Longhorns end their first fall season with new head coach Mike White at 7-0. Three Longhorns pitchers combined to shutout the Bobcats, allowing just four hits on the … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Meet between No. 1 Texas women’s swimming team and No. 2 Stanford canceled

The dual meet scheduled for Friday night between No. 1 Texas women’s swimming team and No. 2 Stanford was canceled due to the poor air quality in Stanford, Calif. The conditions for competition at the outdoor Avery Aquatic Center at 4 p.m. caused officials to delay the start time. The … Read More

Soccer

Texas soccer team falls in opening round of NCAA tournament

The Texas soccer team fell 1-0 to Virginia Tech in a surprising result at Myers Stadium Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Hokies scored in the 67th minute for the only goal of the game to take the win. Virginia Tech was threatening before finally … Read More

Golf

Texas women’s golf team has two on Annika Award final watch list

Kaitlyn Papp and Hailee Cooper of the Texas women’s golf team each earned spots on the final watch list for the Annika Award, it was announced Friday. The award goes to the most outstanding female Division I collegiate golfer and is voted on by golfers, coaches, sports information directors and … Read More

Cross Country

Longhorns cross-country teams advance to NCAA Championships

The men’s and women’s teams both qualified for the NCAA Championships by taking second place at the NCAA South Central Regional meet Friday in College Station. The men finished with 76 points, trailing Arkansas’ 59. The women recorded 99 points, also behind Arkansas, which had 21. John Rice was sixth … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas men’s swimming team tops Tennessee

The fifth-ranked Texas men’s swimming and diving team came from behind to defeat No. 15 Tennessee 156.5-143.5 in Knoxville on Friday. A win in the final event, the 200-yard freestyle relay, put the Longhorns over the top. Danny Krueger, John Shebat, Drew Kibler and Tate Jackson teamed up to win … Read More

Men's Basketball

At The Buzzer: Texas 73, Arkansas 71 (OT)

FORT BLISS — Offensively, it was offensive. Texas went almost 10 minutes in the second half between baskets. Against most teams, that’ll get you run out of the building on any night of the week. Arkansas is in rebuilding mode, though. This is probably the … Read More

Tom Herman’s former Houston-area home back on the market for $2 million

University of Texas football coach Tom Herman sold his Houston-area home last year, according to CultureMap, but it’s already back on the market. The five-bedroom home sits on an 18,900-square-foot lot in Bellaire, just southwest of Houston. Herman and his family lived there … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Nov. 9-15

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. Friday night starts with the Texas Longhorns basketball team taking on Arkansas at Fort Bliss in the Armed … Read More

Tennis

Longhorns claim two singles matches at ITA National Fall Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team scored two singles wins in the second round of the ITA National Fall Championships in Surprise, Ariz., on Thursday. Yuya Ito went 5 for 5 in break points saved en route to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joseph Guillin of UC-Santa Barbara. Ito also went … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s a wrap: Texas women open season with blowout victory over Duquesne

Lashann Higgs opened her senior year with 20 points to help power 11th-ranked Texas to a 78-41 victory over Duquesne in the season opener Thursday night at the Erwin Center. The 5-9 shooting guard from Round Rock was 9 for 16 from the field before leaving early in the fourth … Read More

Men's Basketball

Home-grown Longhorn: Westlake 7-footer Will Baker commits to Texas over UCLA

Growing up in Austin, immersed in a city surrounded by all things burnt orange, Will Baker still had to weigh everything about his college decision equally. Texas had some good qualities, but so did UCLA. The 7-footer from Westlake, rated the nation’s seventh-best center in the … Read More

Men's Basketball

Preview: Texas vs. Arkansas, Armed Forces Classic

Texas-Arkansas, Armed Forces Classic When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Soto Gym (capacity 1,200), Fort Bliss, El Paso TV/Radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Arkansas leads the all-time series 87-67. The longtime Southwest Conference rivals last played at the Toyota Center … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 117: Horns visit Lubbock, Horns Down: fair or foul?

In Episode 117of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls break down Texas’ chances at Texas Tech Saturday, the beginning of Longhorn basketball season, the Horns down controversy and what lies ahead for the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans, teams headed in opposite directions. Read More

Softball

Texas softball team sweeps doubleheader in fall ball action

The Texas softball team swept a fall ball doubleheader Wednesday, defeating Galveston College 6-0 before topping Temple College 5-3. Taylor Ellsworth went 4 for 6 on the day, driving in four runs to lead the offense. Tuesday DerMargosian went 4 for 5 with two walks and two steals. Kaitlyn Washington … Read More