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

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. LSU (Big 12/SEC Challenge)

Texas vs. LSU (Big 12/SEC Challenge) When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: LSU holds the all-time series lead 19-11. The two programs have not played each other since Texas upset … Read More

Baseball

A dozen of Texas’ exes to return to UFCU Disch-Falk Field for UT’s alumni game

Texas has announced the schedule for its annual alumni game, which will be held at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Feb. 1. The first pitch of the Longhorn Network-televised game will be thrown at 3:30 p.m. The alumni will battle a current crop of Longhorns for four innings before the scrimmage … Read More

Volleyball

Texas middle blocker Asjia O’Neal ‘feeling better’ after another heart surgery

Texas freshman middle blocker Asjia O’Neal revealed in an Instagram post on Wednesday night that she had recently had heart surgery for the second time. O’Neal said the surgery was conducted at the Cleveland Clinic last week. The 20-year-old O’Neal, who had her first open heart surgery seven years ago, … Read More

Football

Texas adds Louisiana-Monroe, Wyoming, Texas State to future football schedules

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte refuses to fill up future football schedules with FCS teams. The FBS-level Longhorns have not played a lower division team since 2006. In that vein, Texas has reached an agreement to play a home game against Texas State in 2026, … Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: The Recruiting Hall of Fame

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. In this edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast, we are making up a Hall of Fame for recruiting. Who and what are Danny and Mike voting for? Mike also chats with 2021 recruits Hayden … Read More

Men's Basketball

On Second Thought Ep 165: Brian Davis on the Shaka Watch; Texas legend Cat Osterman on her number retirement

In Episode 165 of the On Second Thought podcast, Longhorns beat writer Brian Davis breaks down the Texas meltdown at West Virginia and if coach Shaka Smart is going to survive after this season. Also, Longhorn softball legend Cat Osterman discusses her No. 8 being retired and her next foray … Read More

Tennis

Christian Sigsgaard named Big 12 player of the week

Chrisitan Sigsgaard tied a Big 12 record as he earned player of the week honors for the sixth time on Tuesday. It’s the first time he earned the weekly honor this season but the sixth time in his career. Teammate Yuya Ito took the honor last week. Sigsgaard had two … Read More

Softball

Texas to officially retire Cat Osterman’s No. 8 jersey

Nearly 19 years ago, Cat Osterman was asked about the possibility of having her jersey retired by Texas’ softball program. “If they did, that’d be cool,” the then-senior pitcher told the American-Statesman. On Tuesday, Texas made the “cool” announcement that its softball team will finally retire Osterman’s jersey. The No. Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

Texas vs. Kansas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 28-10 About the Jayhawks: Kansas has been beaten 14 straight times by the Longhorns. The Jayhawks’ … Read More

Women's Basketball

Sug Sutton sparks Longhorns in road win over Kansas State

Senior guard Sug Sutton scored 11 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Texas wrapped up a 71-63 victory over Kansas State on Sunday in Manhattan, Kan. Sutton was the game’s top scorer and added six assists and three steals as the Longhorns improved to 11-6 overall and … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 12 West Virginia

Texas at No. 12 West Virginia When: 6 p.m. Monday Where: WVU Coliseum (capacity 14,000) TV/radio: ESPNU/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 11-8. The two didn’t play on a regular basis until the Mountaineers joined … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis tops SMU on the road

The No. 2 Texas men’s tennis team improved to 2-0 after defeating SMU 6-1 in Dallas on Saturday. The Longhorns swept singles action after losing the doubles point to take the win. Cleve Harper clinched the competition with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Jordi Redelijk. Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Kansas State

Texas at Kansas State When: 12 p.m. Sunday Where: Bramlage Coliseum TV/radio: ESPN+/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 22-16 About the Longhorns: A 26-point victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday … Read More

Football

Texas ex Jay Boulware leaving Oklahoma, will coach Longhorns’ tight ends, special teams

Texas coach Tom Herman is turning to another Longhorn for his coaching staff. Jay Boulware has been hired as UT’s new associate head coach for special teams and will also coach tight ends, the university announced Saturday. The offensive lineman from Irving Nimitz … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track takes seven wins at Hilton Memorial Invitational

The Texas track and field teams picked up five individual wins and two relay triumphs at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational in Houston on Friday. Micaiah Harris won the men’s 400 meters in 46.61 seconds for the second best mark in the world this season. He started and finished the … Read More

Women's Basketball

‘Is it enough? No. But it is a really big step’: Texas coach Karen Aston reflects on WNBA’s new deal

Earlier this week, the Women’s National Basketball Association and its players association reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, salaries will increase and the top players can earn $215,000 each season. Improved travel arrangements — such as better … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 6 Kansas

Texas vs. No. 6 Kansas When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 33-9. The Horns beat the Jayhawks in Austin last season 73-63 when Kerwin Roach … Read More

Tennis

No. 2 Texas men’s tennis tops No. 1 Florida to open season

The No. 2 Texas men’s tennis team opened the dual match season with a 5-2 win over No. 1 Florida in Gainesville on Wednesday night. The defending national champion Longhorns took five singles matches against ranked opponents in the victory. The win makes it two straight when facing the No. Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: After moving to Texas, how will UT’s new assistants tackle in-state recruiting?

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into whether Texas’ new assistant coaches have ground to make up when it comes to recruiting in the state. Mike also chats with 2021 recruits Billy … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 164: MLB.com’s Richard Justice on the Astros; Dennis Dodd on LSU and Texas national perception

MLB.com columnist Richard Justice gives an inside at what’s going on with the Houston Astros after a signal-stealing scandal led to the firings of manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow. Also, CBSSports.com columnist Dennis Dodd discusses where LSU ranks on the list of all-time greatest teams while examining where … Read More