Bevo Beat

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


Longhorns golf team takes third at Arizona Wildcat Invitational

Texas freshman Kaitlyn Papp shot a 69 for the second time at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational as the Longhorns finished in third place in Tucson, Ariz. Tuesday. Papp finished with an overall score of 210 to take fourth place and end up eight shots back from the winner, Lilia Vu … Read More


Fabulous 55 member, Texas target Bobby Wolfe de-commits from Texas A&M

Houston Madison cornerback Bobby Wolfe is back on the market. The No. 48-ranked player on the Fabulous 55 committed to Texas A&M on Feb. 4 following an unofficial visit to College Station for a junior day. Roughly a month later, the 4-star prospect announced … Read More


Texas men’s golf team takes third in Mexico

The Texas men’s golf team shot 858, 6 over par to finish in third place at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Tuesday. “Finishing third in a field like we saw in Cabo is a solid showing for our team,” head coach John Fields said. “We … Read More


Texas men’s tennis team sweeps Pennsylvania

The Texas men’s tennis team had little trouble defeating Pennsylvania 7-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Tuesday. The No. 10 Longhorns won the doubles point before rattling off six singles victories. Christian Sigsgaard clinched the win with a 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Josh Pompan. Texas dropped just one set … Read More

Men's Basketball

Big 12 tournament preview: No. 7 seed Texas vs. No. 10 seed Iowa State

Big 12 tournament first round Texas vs. Iowa State When: Approx. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Where: Sprint Center (capacity 18,972) TV/Radio: ESPNU/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 21-16. The Longhorns have won three straight … Read More

It’s a final: Baylor 77, Texas 69

OKLAHOMA CITY — Baylor went on a 12-5 run after Texas coach Karen Aston was whistled for a technical foul with 1:43 to play and the Lady Bears earned a 77-69 victory and the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament. Baylor led Texas 65-64 when Aston picked up the technical foul. Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas drops one spot to No. 8 in AP poll; Baylor moves to No. 2

Despite going 3-0 last week, Texas dropped one spot to No. 8 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll for women’s basketball. Baylor, meanwhile, moved up to No. 2 in the weekly poll after previously unbeaten Mississippi State lost to South Carolina 62-51 in the finals of the SEC … Read More


Weekend of Web Gems: Which Longhorn recorded the best defensive play?

With Arizona’s softball team and Northwestern’s baseball squad in town this past weekend, Texas wowed the Wildcats with their defense. Texas’ defenses produced a handful of highlights over seven games against Arizona and Northwestern. (UT’s baseball team went 3-1 while the softball program beat … Read More


Texas in final two for out-of-state safety Kenyatta Watson II

Texas is in a two-team race for 4-star safety Kenyatta Watson II. The Loganville High School (Ga.) product announced Monday morning on Twitter that his final two teams are the Longhorns and Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are in the driver’s seat, but Tom Herman’s program is still with a … Read More


Following a four-win week, No. 23 Texas holds steady in national baseball poll

Listed 23rd in last week’s D1Baseball poll, Texas held onto that ranking on Monday. Texas went 4-1 during a busy week at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. On Tuesday, the Longhorns tossed a one-hitter in a 2-0 win over UT-San Antonio. After losing 6-2 to Northwestern on Friday, Texas … Read More


Garrett Wilson includes Texas in his final 8; Longhorns offer in-state linebacker

Lake Travis wide receiver Garrett Wilson is down to eight schools and the Longhorns remain in the mix for the 4-star wide receiver. Wilson is arguably the most important recruit for Texas in the 2019 class because of his proximity to campus. The No. 7-ranked … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s a final: Texas 68, West Virginia 55

Bring on Baylor! That was the message from the Texas Longhorns after they defeated West Virginia 68-55 in a Big 12 semifinal game Sunday night at Chesapeake Arena. Texas (26-5) and Baylor (29-1) meet at 8 p.m. Monday. This marked the third time Texas has beaten the Mountaineers this year. Read More


Longhorns remain in mix for 4-star safety Jamal Morris

A trio of schools remain in the fight for 4-star safety Jamal Morris. The Fort Bend Bush product announced Sunday afternoon on Twitter that Texas, Oklahoma and LSU are his final schools. Morris is the No. 34-ranked player on the 2019 Fabulous 55. Texas … Read More


The Final Pitch: Texas 12, Northwestern 1

After totaling 26 runs in a doubleheader on Saturday, Texas kept scoring in an 11-run blowout at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The game was called after seven innings. The score in Sunday’s showdown was never close as Texas had built a 5-0 lead by the end of the … Read More


4-star cornerback Marcus Banks includes Texas as a top school

Marcus Banks named Texas in his top-8 list on Sunday via Twitter. The 6-foot cornerback from Spring DeKaney listed the Longhorns aside LSU, Stanford, Texas A&M and others. Banks is the No. 12-ranked player on the Fabulous 55 and recently took in a junior … Read More

Track & Field

Okolo wins gold at IAAF World Indoor Championships

Former Longhorn Courtney Okolo claimed the world title in the 400 meters at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England on Saturday. The lifetime Longhorn controlled the race from the start and won in 50.55 seconds. American teammate Shakima Wimbley edged out Britain’s Eilidh Doyle on the final straight … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s a final: Texas 81, Iowa State 69

Ariel Atkins scored 25 points to  lead No. 7 Texas to an 81-69 victory over Iowa State in a Big 12 Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Saturday night in Oklahoma City. Texas (25-5) advances to the semifinals to face the winner of Saturday’s late game between West Virginia and Oklahoma State. Read More


Texas softball gets first win over top 10 team since 2015

The Texas softball team got off to a quick start and held off ninth-ranked Arizona for a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon at McCombs Field. The Longhorns (8-9) picked up their first win over a top 10 team for the first time since defeating then-No. 8 Georgia on Feb. 19, 2015. Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 87, No. 20 West Virginia 79

In a game that was an absolute must-win, Texas delivered against No. 20 West Virginia. In a nail-biting overtime period, the Longhorns went on an 11-0 run to break open a tight game and claim a 87-79 victory at the Erwin Center. Matt Coleman … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas to face Iowa State in Big 12 women’s quarterfinal

Bridget Carleton scored 24 points and Emily Durr 15 to lead Iowa State to a 74-49 victory over Texas Tech in a Big 12 women’s tournament game Friday night at Chesapeake Arena. Iowa State (14-16) advances to play Texas (24-5) in a quarterfinal game at 6 p.m. Saturday. The game … Read More