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

Football

Texas announces date, kickoff time for the annual Orange-White spring game

The Texas spring game will once again be under the lights at Royal-Memorial Stadium. The Longhorns announced Wednesday their annual spring game will be Saturday, April 13. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The 2019 Texas Spring Game will take … Read More

Football

With smaller crowds spotted across the nation, Texas drew more football fans in 2018

During the 2018 football season, Texas sold out three home games and averaged 97,713 fans over its six appearances at Royal-Memorial Stadium. UT’s attendance numbers at home ranked seventh nationally. In 2017, UT drew an average of 92,778 fans for its six home games. That 5.3 percent increase in the … Read More

Football

Texas RBs Kyle Porter, Tristan Houston put names into NCAA transfer database

Texas running backs Kyle Porter and Tristan Houston have reportedly put their names into the NCAA transfer database and will look at other options, according to Inside Texas. Porter and Houston are both on track to graduate in May and could leave as graduate transfers. Read More

Football

Longhorns in the NFL: Another Longhorn guaranteed to earn Super Bowl ring

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

No. 12 Texas vs. Kansas 7 p.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 15-3, 5-1; Kansas 11-5, 1-4 The series: Texas leads 26-10. Longhorns have won 12 straight over the Jayhawks. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.1 ppg, 6.5 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at TCU

Texas at TCU When: 6 p.m. Wednesday Where: Schollmaier Arena (capacity 6,800) TV/radio: ESPNU/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 108-66 in a rivalry that dates back to 1915. The Longhorns have won 13 of the … Read More

Baseball

Texas to open the season as a top-20 team in Baseball America’s national poll

On Monday, Texas’ baseball program was once again listed among the top teams in the nation. Texas has been ranked 19th in Baseball America’s preseason poll for the upcoming college baseball season. Last week, Texas was found in the 21st slot in the preseason poll compiled by … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas coach Shaka Smart to talk with Longhorns about Martin Luther King’s life, impact

Texas men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart said Monday that adults have a responsibility to remind younger generations of Dr. Martin Luther King’s impact on society and why the nation celebrates his life with a national holiday. “We’ll talk about it today,” Smart said before Monday’s … Read More

Texas men’s tennis team routs SMU

The eighth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team rolled to a 6-1 victory over SMU in the Longhorns’ home opener Sunday. It was UT’s 18th win in a row over the Mustangs. The doubles pairs of Yuya Ito-Chih Chi Huang and Colin Markes-Leonardo Telles got Texas (2-0) started on the right foot. Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 75, No. 20 Oklahoma 72

Once again, Texas found itself in a nail-biter. It’s becoming the norm. This time, the Longhorns ran the offensive plays to perfection Saturday against Oklahoma. Matt Coleman III expertly found Jase Febres in the corner for a wide-open 3-pointer to give the Horns a four-point lead.  … Read More

Track & Field

Texas adds wins and school record at Clemson Invitational

The Longhorns added three wins and a school record on the final day of the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C. Saturday. Elena Bruckner recorded a second-place finish on the way to setting a school record in the weight throw. Her mark of 61 feet, 10 ½ inches put her at … Read More

Football

Westlake linebacker Jake Ehlinger to join his older brother on Texas’ football roster

One day, might the Texas football team have an Ehlinger starting on both its offense and defense? Westlake High linebacker Jake Ehlinger announced on Saturday that he will join UT’s football team in 2019. Ehlinger will be a preferred walk-on at Texas. UT had extended a walk-on … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s over: Texas 73, TCU 67

Joyner Holmes scored 17 points and Sug Sutton hit four free throws in the final 8 seconds to lift No. 11 Texas to a 73-67 victory over TCU Saturday at the Erwin Center. Texas improved to 15-3, 5-1 in the Big 12. TCU is 12-5, 2-4. TCU, which trailed by … Read More

Football

Texas freshman QB Casey Thompson tells coaches he will stay with the Longhorns

Texas freshman quarterback Casey Thompson has told coaches he plans on staying with the Longhorns instead of transferring, a team spokesman said Saturday. “It’s official,” Thompson tweeted just before 2 p.m. Saturday. “I thank you for patience…” https://twitter.com/LilThurm/status/1086713705512030208 I thank … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team takes seven matches at Freeman Memorial

The Texas women’s tennis team claimed seven wins on the first day of the Freeman Memorial Championships in Las Vegas Friday. Petra Granic took two singles wins and teamed up with Tijana Spasojevic to take a doubles victory. Spasojevic and Granic beat a duo from Florida 6-3 and will compete … Read More

Track & Field

Longhorns win six events at Clemson Invitational

The Texas track and field squad recorded six wins, and several personal bests, on the first day of the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C. Friday. “We had a very successful first day this afternoon at the Clemson Invitational,” head coach Edrick Floréal said. “We had six student-athletes post wins and … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. TCU

No. 11 Texas vs. TCU 1 p.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 14-3, 4-1; TCU 12-4, 2-3 The series: Texas leads 41-3. Last year TCU won 79-77 in Forth Worth, Texas won 92-65 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.3 ppg, 6.8 … Read More

Football

Fab 55 member Jalen Catalon picks Arkansas over Texas, TCU

Mansfield Legacy safety Jalen Catalon ended his recruitment Friday afternoon when he pledged to Arkansas over programs like Texas and TCU. The four-star prospect starred at quarterback and safety during his high school career, which ended prematurely after a knee injury in the first game of his … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 20 Oklahoma

Texas vs. No. 20 Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Oklahoma leads the all-time series 54-39. The Longhorns are 3-0 against the Sooners at home under coach Shaka … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Jan. 18-24

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 Longhorn Network will air both the men’s and women’s basketball games Saturday as both teams will try to bounce back … Read More