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

Baseball

Texas honors Augie Garrido with a bust outside of UFCU Disch-Falk Field

On Saturday, Texas found a permanent place for Augie Garrido at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Texas honored Garrido ahead of its annual alumni game. During a short ceremony, Texas unveiled a bust of the longtime baseball coach. Garrido is the fourth head coach to receive such an honor, joining Bibb Falk, … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Top-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team sweeps dual-match competition

The top-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team defeated Arizona and No. 6 NC State Friday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Texas men split their meets, defeating No. 15 Arizona and falling to No. 5 NC State. Joanna Evans led the Longhorns with three victories as Texas defeated … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis wins tough road match against Ohio State

The Texas women’s tennis team passed a tough road test, defeating No. 16 Ohio State 4-3 in Columbus Friday night. Bianca Turati sealed the team win with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 singles victory over Shiori Fukuda. The No. 6 Longhorns took the doubles point early, but had to win two … Read More

Track & Field

Longhorns compete on first day of Charlie Thomas Invitational

Four Longhorns competed on the first day of the Charlie Thomas Invitational in College Station Friday. Madeline Vondra led the Texas runners in the 5,000 meters, finishing fourth with a time of 16 minutes, 58.69 seconds. Marissa Flournoy took seventh with a time of 17:39.52 while Olivia Thompson finished ninth … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at Oklahoma

No. 12 Texas at Oklahoma 3 p.m. Saturday, Norman, Okla., 105.3, Fox Sports Southwest Records: Texas 17-4, 7-2; Oklahoma 5-14, 1-7 The series: Texas leads 32-25. Longhorns beat the Sooners 73-63 on Jan. 9 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 20 Iowa State

Texas at No. 20 Iowa State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Hilton Coliseum (capacity 14,384) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas holds the all-time series lead 22-16. The Longhorns have won four straight in the series, including both games during … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Feb. 1-7

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. The Texas men’s basketball team got a much-needed win over Kansas and looks to keep winning as it … Read More

Football

Texas running back signee Derrian Brown hospitalized

Buford High School (Ga.) released a statement regarding four-star running back Derrian Brown, who signed with the Longhorns in December. Buford is reporting that Brown underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain on Thursday. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound prospect picked Texas over 29 other offers … Read More

Baseball

Who’s on first? As season approaches, questions must be answered about Texas’ next first baseman

Two years ago, Kacy Clemens started at first base in 62 of the 63 games on the UT baseball team’s schedule. He likely would have been 63-for-63 had he not served a one-game suspension following an ejection against rival Oklahoma. Clemens was drafted by the Toronto Blue … Read More

Baseball

Defending champs left off the Big 12’s medal stand ahead of 2019 baseball season

The Big 12’s baseball coaches do not expect Texas to defend its championship this spring. Texas was ranked fourth in the Big 12’s preseason poll on Thursday. With 40 points, Texas edged fifth-place Oklahoma State by a point. Texas Tech topped the poll with 61 points and six of the nine … Read More

Men's Basketball

On Second Thought Ep 124: Is Texas hoops back after KU win? Tennessee coach Rick Barnes on Vols’ resurgence

Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden examine the significance of Texas’ win over Kansas and its effect on embattled coach Shaka Smart in Episode 124 of the On Second Thought podcast. Former Texas coach Rick Barnes, now heading the top-ranked Tennessee Volunteers, talks about his current team and a chance … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis team wins twice to remain undefeated

The Texas men’s tennis team took two dual-match wins Wednesday, defeating UT-San Antonio and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Texas Tennis Center. The Longhorns opened the day with a 6-1 win over UTSA and followed with a 4-0 sweep over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Texas won all three doubles contests against … Read More

Baseball

Rival coaches vote Texas’ Duke Ellis and Zach Zubia onto the Big 12’s preseason team

Over seven months have passed since Texas’ last baseball game, but Duke Ellis and Zach Zubia have maintained their reputations in the Big 12. Ellis, a junior outfielder, and Zubia, a sophomore designated hitter, were named to the Big 12’s preseason baseball team on Wednesday. Five of the 18 honorees … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 73, Kansas 63

Close games aren’t Texas’ speciality. Best to blow your opponent out. A double-digit victory over the reigning 14-time Big 12 champions is as good as its gets. In what felt like a must-win situation, Texas battled its way to a 73-63 victory over … Read More

Softball

Sweet Sixteen: Texas returns to softball’s national spotlight ahead of newcomers’ debut

On Tuesday, Texas’ softball team was ranked 16th in the preseason polls compiled by both the NFCA Coaches and USA Softball. It has been a while since UT opened a season with similar expectations. Texas last made an appearance in the USA Today/NFCA Coaches preseason poll in 2014.  Ahead of the 2015 … Read More

Football

Researchers: Former Texas great Tommy Nobis diagnosed with most severe form of CTE

BOSTON — Atlanta Falcons linebacker Tommy Nobis seemed to transition easily into his post-playing career, landing a job as the manager of the team’s training camp hotel and rising through the franchise’s front office to vice president. For three more decades, the man who came to be known as “Mr. Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s over: West Virginia 64, Texas 58

Tynice Martin scored 27 points and West Virginia upset 12th-ranked Texas 64-58 Monday night at the Erwin Center. West Virginia had a big advantage in 3-point shots made (7-1) and the Mountaineers profited from 21 Texas turnovers. West Virginia improved to 14-5, 6-3 in the Big 12. Texas is 17-4, … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 11 Kansas

Texas vs. No. 11 Kansas When: 6 p.m. Tuesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 32-8. The Jayhawks are the only Big 12 school that UT coach Shaka Smart … Read More

Baseball

‘I’ll be ready for it’: Matteo Bocchi is feeling confident as Texas remakes its pitching staff

When it comes to pitching, Texas is not lacking in quantity. UT currently has 22 pitchers on its 2019 roster. Experience, however, is another matter. The MLB Draft recently swooped up four pitchers who were responsible for nearly 46 percent of the 569 innings thrown by UT pitchers in 2018. Parker … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. West Virginia

No. 12 Texas vs. West Virginia 7 p.m. Monday, Erwin Center, 105.3, FS1 Records: Texas 17-3, 7-1; West Virginia 14-5, 5-3 The series: Texas leads 12-6. Texas has won 9 of the last 10. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.4 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, … Read More