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

Softball

Texas unable to leapfrog UCLA and Washington following its big wins in California

On Tuesday, Texas found itself looking up at two teams it had recently beat. For the second straight week, Texas has been ranked third in the NFCA’s national poll. Texas (20-3) received its first two first-place votes of the season, and its 738 total points trailed only the 793 points … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas guard Celeste Taylor honored twice by the Big 12 following a big week of basketball

The Big 12 has taken notice of the biggest week of Texas freshman Celeste Taylor’s young career. On Monday, Taylor shared the Big 12’s player of the week award with Baylor’s Lauren Cox. The Big 12 also gave its weekly award for freshmen to Taylor. Kansas guard Holly Kersgieter and … Read More

Football

How did Texas fare at the 2020 NFL Combine?

With their eyes on a career in football, four Longhorns recently attempted to stand out at the 2020 NFL Combine. Receivers Collin Johnson and Devin Duvernay, defensive lineman Malcolm Roach and safety Brandon Jones were all invited to the annual event, which wrapped up on Sunday. While in Indianapolis, workouts, … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center (capacity 11,528) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Oklahoma leads the all-time series 56-40. The Sooners won the last matchup earlier this season 72-62 in Austin. The Horns … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas guard Andrew Jones’ remarkable story continues, named Big 12 player of the week

After yet another big performance, Texas guard Andrew Jones stressed how his health is just fine. “I feel good,” Jones said after matching his career high with 22 points Saturday. “Starting to find my footing a little bit. Starting to get my feet underneath me again.” … Read More

Texas women make history at Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championships

AMES, Iowa — The Texas women won their third consecutive indoor track and field team title at the Big 12 Championships this weekend, setting a conference record with an astounding 180.33 points across all event disciplines. The men’s team, considered the pre-meet favorite to topple … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas men’s swimming and diving takes 41st straight conference title, women take eight straight Big 12 titles

The Texas men’s swimming and diving team took its 41st consecutive conference title while the women won their eighth straight Big 12 Championship in Morgantown, W.Va. on Saturday. The men scored 1,127 points while the women finished with 1,012. Neither second place team scored 900 points. Jordan Windle won his … Read More

Track & Field

Texas women win Big 12 Indoor Championship, men take third

The Texas women set a new record on the way to capturing a third straight Big 12 Indoor Championship in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday. The Longhorns scored 180.33 points, the best ever, en route to their sixth title in seven years. The men’s team finished in third place with 118 … Read More

Softball

Texas softball splits a pair of games at Judi Garman Classic

In two days, the Texas softball team defeated the top two teams in the country, but then it split a pair of games Saturday at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif. Texas (19-3) couldn’t keep the momentum going after the big wins as it fell to Fresno State 4-3 … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Vince Young

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 Vince Young. A 6-5 quarterback out of Houston, Young ranks sixth in career rushing yards at Texas. Only … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas swimming and diving team sets three meet records at Big 12 Championships

A trio of meet records fell as the Texas swimming and diving teams continued to dominate the Big 12 Championships in Morgantown, W.Va. on Friday. Texas posted meet records in the men’s 3-meter diving event, the men’s backstroke and the men’s 200 freestyle relay. The men lead with 764 points, … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track and field begins action at Big 12 Indoor Championships

The Texas track and field team boasted an individual title, a relay championship and 22 qualifying results at the first day of the Big 12 Indoor Championships in Ames, Iowa, on Friday. The Texas women are in third place after the first day while the men sit in fourth. O’Brien … Read More

Softball

Texas softball beats No. 2 Washington a day after topping No. 1 UCLA

In two days, the Texas softball team defeated the top two teams in the country. The No. 3 Longhorns defeated No. 2 Washington 8-6 at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif., on Friday a day after topping No. 1 UCLA. Add in Tuesday’s win over … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis sweeps No. 8 Stanford

The Texas men’s tennis team made it a clean sweep, defeating No. 8 Stanford 4-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. The Longhorns won a competitive doubles point and took three singles contests to win the dual match. The victory makes the No. 4 Longhorns 10-2 while dropping Stanford … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis falls to Pepperdine on the road

The Texas women’s tennis team ran into trouble when it faced No. 17 Pepperdine on Friday, falling 7-0 in Malibu, Calif. Pepperdine won the doubles point and added six singles matches to take the win over the No. 4 Longhorns. Jessica Failla clinched the win by defeating Anna Turati 6-3, … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 22 Texas Tech

Texas at No. 22 Texas Tech When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: United Supermarkets Arena (capacity 15,000) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 86-61. The Red Raiders won the last matchup in Austin 62-57. The … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma

Texas vs. Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 34-25 About the Sooners: An 83-80 loss to Kansas on Wednesday was Oklahoma’s fifth straight defeat. … Robertson entered this week … Read More

Men's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: Jimmy Blacklock

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 basketball player Jimmy Blacklock. One year after Sam Bradley integrated UT’s basketball program, Texas signed Blacklock out of Tyler Junior … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas swimming and diving teams lead big at Big 12 Championships

Both Texas swimming and diving teams lead by nearly 100 points at the Big 12 Championships in Morgantown, W.Va., through two days of competition. The top-ranked Texas men have 382 points while West Virginia trails with 291 points. The No. 10 Texas women have 370 points as Kansas trails with … Read More

Softball

Texas softball defeats No. 1 UCLA in extra innings

The Texas softball team went toe to toe with the No. 1 UCLA Bruins, eventually coming away with a 6-4 win in eight innings Thursday night in Los Angeles. Mary Iakopo and Lauren Burke hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the eighth to lift the No. 3 Longhorns … Read More