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

Women's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: Clarissa Davis

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 Clarissa Davis. Davis is among the very few who can argue that they were the greatest to ever … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 169: Texas AD Chris Del Conte addresses Shaka’s future; Baylor HC Aranda likes Baylor’s prospects

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte joins the On Second Thought podcast this week and addresses the elephant in the room that is head basketball coach Shaka Smart and his future at Texas. Del Conte also gives an update on facility construction around campus, including the new basketball arena and … Read More

Track & Field

Black History Month at Texas: Marshevet Hooker

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 track and field standout Marshevet Hooker. Hooker starred at Texas from 2004-06. During her time with the Longhorns, Hooker was … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis moves up to No. 3 in nation

The Texas women’s tennis team moved to No. 3 in the latest Oracle/ITA national rankings, released Tuesday. The Longhorns jumped from No. 7 to the top three, making it the highest Texas has been ranked since 2006. Texas has beaten three teams in the top 11 so far this spring … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 5 after ITA National Indoor Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team dropped out of the No. 1 spot after falling to Michigan at the ITA National Indoor Championships on Saturday. The Oracle/ITA rankings, released on Tuesday, had Texas at No. 5, making it 17 straight weeks that Texas has been in the top five. Michigan moved … Read More

Track & Field

Indoor season ends for Texas’ Sam Worley following an injury in Seattle

Texas junior Sam Worley will miss the rest of the indoor track and field season after fracturing his tibia at a meet in Seattle. Worley discussed his injury on his Instagram page on Tuesday. He was injured while competing in the men’s mile at the Husky Classic this past Saturday. Read More

Softball

After a 10-0 start for the 2020 softball season, Texas earns its first top-5 ranking since 2013

Within reach of its best-ever start to a softball season, Texas has earned an honor that had eluded the Longhorns for nearly seven years. Texas has been ranked fourth in the NFCA’s softball poll this week. The Longhorns opened the year as the NFCA poll’s sixth-ranked … Read More

Football

Corby Meekins heads to Houston, becomes the last of UT’s ex-assistants to land a new coaching job

Former Texas assistant Corby Meekins will return to Houston to coach the Cougars’ tight ends, the school announced on Monday. A longtime high school coach, Meekins tutored tight ends and fullbacks for Tom Herman at Houston from 2015-16. Meekins followed Herman to Texas and worked with … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. TCU

Texas vs. TCU When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 110-68. The Longhorns won the last matchup 62-61 in Fort Worth on Jan. 29. In … Read More

Football

Former Texas coach Charlie Strong headed to Alabama as defensive analyst

Former Texas coach Charlie Strong has been hired by Alabama’s Nick Saban to be a defensive analyst for the Crimson Tide, ESPN reported Tuesday. Strong had some job offers to join other SEC schools as a defensive coach but ultimately landed in Tuscaloosa. Read More

Volleyball

Black History Month at Texas: Destinee Hooker

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 two-sport star Destinee Hooker. Who is the greatest volleyball player in UT’s history? From 2006-09, Hooker certainly made her case. Read More

Men's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: Kevin Durant

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 Kevin Durant. Durant only spent one year at Texas, but he made his time count. How much of … Read More

Volleyball

Ex-Longhorn setter Riley Fisbeck to close out her volleyball career at Alabama

Former Texas setter Riley Fisbeck announced on Sunday that she will join Alabama’s volleyball program as a graduate transfer. An anthropology major, Fisbeck intends to graduate from Texas this May. Fisbeck, who interned with the Austin Police Department’s homicide unit this past summer, will study criminal justice at Alabama. Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. West Virginia

Texas vs. West Virginia When: 7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 12-7 About the Mountaineers: Once ranked as high as 17th in the AP poll, West Virginia has lost seven of its … Read More

women's tennis

Black History Month at Texas: Breaunna Addison

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 tennis player Breaunna Addison. Addison was not the first black woman to play tennis at Texas since Nomena Rasolomalala … Read More

Softball

Texas softball stays undefeated with win over Mississippi

The Texas softball team played twice on Saturday, but only their 4-1 win against Mississippi counted at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico on Saturday. The Longhorns took on the Mexican Olympic team in an exhibition before the late game. Miranda Elish didn’t allow a hit until the fourth … Read More

Track & Field

Track and field stars post high national marks in split-squad action

The Longhorns’ track and field squad split for a trio of competitions starting Friday, posting high national marks in one of them. The majority of action happened at the Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson, S.C. Kynnedy Flannel finished the women’s 200 meters in 22.93 seconds for third place and the … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women’s basketball falls to Kansas for first time since 2013

The Texas women’s basketball team struggled shooting from the field and fell to Kansas 82-67 in Lawrence, Kan., on Saturday. The loss ended a 15-game winning streak Texas held against the Jayhawks, dating back to Feb. of 2013. The Jayhawks are just 2-11 in the Big 12. They ended a … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis falls at ITA National Indoor Championships

Each of the Longhorns’ highly-ranked players fell in singles action as No. 13 Michigan bested the No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships in Madison, Wis., on Saturday. Texas won the doubles point but managed to win just one singles match. Read More

Volleyball

Black History Month at Texas: Rachael Adams

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 volleyball player Rachael Adams. A 6-2 middle blocker, Adams appeared in 119 matches at Texas from 2008-11. Adams was an … Read More