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

Men's Basketball

Big 12 tournament men’s preview: No. 4 seed Texas vs. No. 5 seed Texas Tech

No. 4 seed Texas vs. No. 5 seed Texas Tech When: 11:30 a.m. Thursday Where: Sprint Center (capacity 18,972) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 87-61. The Red Raiders have a 6-4 edge in … Read More

Baseball

Cam Williams’ hand injury leads to a vacancy at third base for Texas

Texas coach David Pierce has announced that his baseball team will be missing its starting third baseman for the next three to four weeks. Pierce said in a radio interview on Wednesday that junior Cam Williams needs to have surgery on his hamate bone. Williams injured his hand during this … Read More

Track & Field

Texas Relays still ‘all set to go’ amidst coronavirus outbreak

Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus, Texas track and field coach Edrick Floréal expressed optimism on Tuesday that the Texas Relays will go on as planned. Floréal made his comments while meeting with the media to preview the NCAA’s indoor championships. Last week, coronavirus concerns led … Read More

Softball

Janae Jefferson honored by the Big 12 as No. 3 Texas loses ground on top-ranked UCLA

For the third straight week, Texas has finished in third place in the NFCA’s softball poll. Texas (24-3) was unable to climb past either UCLA (25-1) or Washington (23-2) in the most-recent rankings, which were released by the NFCA on Tuesday. Texas actually lost six points … Read More

Women's Basketball

Big 12 rewards Texas trio of Collier, Sutton and Taylor

No longer in a complementary role, Texas forward Charli Collier has been paid a compliment by the Big 12. On Monday, the Big 12 announced that Collier was one of 10 first-team honoree on its all-conference team. During the regular season, Collier led Texas in scoring (13.1 points per game) … Read More

Softball

21 up and 21 down: Texas senior Miranda Elish registers a perfect game against New Mexico

For the 11th time in school history, Texas has achieved perfection in the pitching circle. Senior ace Miranda Elish did not allow a baserunner in No. 3 Texas’ 7-0 win over New Mexico at McCombs Field on Sunday. The perfect game was the second of Elish’s collegiate career. While … Read More

Golf

Texas women sit in tie for fifth at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

The Texas women’s golf team shot 299 in the second round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate on Saturday to sit in a tie for fifth place in Hilton Head, S.C. The No. 1 Longhorns shot 294 in the first round for a total of 593. They trail first place Wake … Read More

Softball

Texas softball team wins twice on second day of Texas Invitational

The Texas softball team took two wins Saturday during the Texas Invitational at McCombs Field. In the first game, Texas blasted four home runs on the way to a 13-5, six-inning win over Texas Southern. The Longhorns then topped Liberty 3-0 in another close game with the squad at the … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State When: 11:30 a.m. Sunday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: LHN/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 37-15 About the Cowgirls: Gray recently joined Andrea Riley (2007-10) and Kaylee Jensen (2016-18) as the only Cowgirls to score 500 … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis opens Big 12 action with win

The Texas women’s tennis team began Big 12 play with a decisive 6-1 win over West Virginia at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. Fernanda Labraña clinched the Longhorns’ 10th overall win with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Anne-Sophie Courteau. Texas moves to 10-3 in dual match competition after the … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis bounces back to beat Tulane

The Texas men’s tennis team bounced back from Sunday’s loss to defeat Tulane 5-2 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. The Longhorns fell to N.C. State on Sunday but won the doubles point and three singles contest Friday to get back in the win column. Siem Woldeab topped Luis … Read More

Track & Field

Texas indoor track performances garner awards

The Big 12 voted Edrick Floréal as the women’s indoor track coach of the year, and the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association did the same for the south central region. Julien Alfred and Leo Neugebauer took honors as Big 12 women’s performer of the year and … Read More

Golf

Texas in third-place tie at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Agathe Laisne recorded her first career hole-in-one as she shot a 1-under-par 70 to lead Texas to a tie for third after the first day of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, S.C. Texas shot 294 and is seven strokes behind Wake Forest. UCLA is second, and Auburn and … Read More

Softball

Texas shuts out Liberty in Longhorn Invitational

The Texas softball team didn’t score as many runs as usual, but it still edged Liberty 2-0 in the Longhorn Invitational at McCombs Field on Friday. Miranda Elish pitched the shutout, allowing just four hits in the complete game. She struck out four and improved to 10-3 on the season. Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 52-44. The Longhorns led from start to finish in Stillwater on Jan. 15, capturing a … Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Offensive Linemen and Tight Ends

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 offensive linemen and tight ends during the 2021 recruiting cycle. The Dotted Line: … Read More

Men's Basketball

On Second Thought Ep 171: Brian Davis on Shaka Smart’s resurrection: NFL Network’s Charles Davis on Texas players at the Combine

In Episode 171 of the On Second Thought podcast, American-Statesman basketball beat writer Brian Davis joins Ced and Kirk with his thoughts on the resurgence of Texas and what it means for Shaka Smart. The NFL Network’s Charles Davis discusses the combine and how wide receivers – Devin Duvernay and … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at No. 2 Baylor

Texas at No. 2 Baylor When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday Where: Ferrell Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 58-42 About the Longhorns: After twice setting her career-high scoring mark against TCU and Oklahoma, Taylor was named the Big … Read More

Golf

Parker Coody wins Southern Highlands Collegiate championship

Parker Coody won in sudden death at the Southern Highlands Collegiate to take medalist honors and lead the Texas men’s golf team to second place in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Coody shot two rounds in the 60s to finish at 208, tied with Yuxin Lin of Southern Cal. The playoff … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis beats Michigan in Top-25 battle

The No. 6 Texas women’s tennis team defeated No. 15 Michigan 4-2 at the Texas Tennis Center on Tuesday. Marta Perez Mur clinched the win with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 triumph over Bella Lorenzini. “You want to be the last match, because you want to clinch,” Perez Mur said on … Read More