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

Tennis

Anna Turati named Big 12 tennis player of the week

Texas senior Anna Turati earned the honor of Big 12 tennis player of the week, the conference announced on Tuesday. Turati went 3-0 in singles at the Pink Flamingo Invitational in the Bahamas last weekend. She also went 2-1 with doubles partner Bianca Turati at the event. Two of her … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas Tech at Texas

Texas Tech at Texas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 73-29 About the Lady Raiders:  After averaging 14 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last week, guard Alexis Tucker … Read More

Baseball

Texas announces the retirement of College World Series MVP Huston Street’s No. 25 jersey

For the first time since 2010, Texas has retired the jersey belonging to one of its legendary baseball players. Former UT pitcher Huston Street’s jersey will be retired during the 2020 season, the school announced on Tuesday. Texas athletics director Chris Del Conte told Street the news during a recent … Read More

Football

Texas hires South Carolina’s Coleman Hutzler as co-defensive coordinator, LB coach

Texas coach Tom Herman wants to instill toughness in his linebacker unit. The best way to do that is have an SEC coach show the Longhorns how to do it. UT announced the hiring of new linebackers coach Coleman Hutzler on Tuesday. Hutzler will have the … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma State

Texas at Oklahoma State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena (capacity 13,611) TV/radio: ESPN+/104.9 The Horn RELATED: Texas-Oklahoma State is first of two Longhorns’ games on subscription-based ESPN+ About the series: Texas leads … Read More

Football

Following a final statement in the Alamo Bowl, Texas reclaims its top-25 status in AP’s last poll

After experiencing a series of highs and lows this fall, Texas will enter the offseason on a positive note. Texas has been ranked 25th in the Associated Press’ final poll for the 2019 football season. LSU topped the rankings after winning the national championship on Monday night. Read More

Football

Elite Earl: Texas icon Campbell ranked seventh on a list of college football’s top players

Already a legendary Longhorn, Earl Campbell has been named the seventh-greatest player in college football’s history. The announcement about Campbell’s achievement was made at halftime of Monday’s national championship game. Texas’ Heisman Trophy-winning running back was honored in New Orleans alongside fellow legends like Roger Staubach, Barry Sanders, Archie Griffin … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas-Oklahoma State is first of two Longhorns’ games on subscription-based ESPN+

Texas fans wanting to watch Wednesday’s men’s basketball game against Oklahoma State will need to dive headfirst into the technological future. The Longhorns and Cowboys’ game will be shown on ESPN’s digital subscription streaming platform, Big 12 Now on ESPN+. Tipoff is 7 … Read More

Football

Texas’ Tom Herman hires new assistants to coach receivers, cornerbacks in 2020

Texas coach Tom Herman continues to fill out the Longhorns’ coaching staff for 2020. The university announced Monday that former Kansas State offensive coordinator Andre Coleman, who was an analyst at UT last season, will be the new receivers coach. Also, Euless native … Read More

Baseball

Following a disappointing finish to 2019, Texas to begin its 2020 campaign without a ranking

Texas was not among the 25 names listed in D1Baseball’s preseason poll, which was released on Monday. This marks the first time since 2017 that D1Baseball has not voted Texas into its preseason poll. The Longhorns were ranked 21st and 23rd when the first pitches of … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis wins four matches at Pink Flamingo Invitational

The Texas women’s tennis team took four wins on the second day of the Pink Flamingo Invitational in the Bahamas on Saturday. Texas won two singles matches and two doubles matches. Bianca Turati and Anna Turati teamed up for doubles action, defeating Daevenia Achong and Estela Perez-Somarriba of Miami 6-2. Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis collects more wins at Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team picked up 10 more wins at the Miami Invitational in Coral Gables, Fla., on Saturday. The Longhorns won six singles matches and took four doubles contests on the second day of action. Yuya Ito, ranked second in the country, defeated No. 12 Phillip Henning of … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at No. 19 West Virginia

Texas at No. 19 West Virginia When: 12 p.m. Sunday Where: WVU Coliseum TV/radio: Fox Sports Net/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 12-6 About the Longhorns: UT has used the same starting lineup … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas State

Texas vs. Kansas State When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas State leads the all-time series 22-16. The Wildcats have given the Longhorns all sorts of problems in recent … Read More

Football

Four Longhorns named to top 150 college football players of all time

Four former Longhorns earned spots on ESPN’s list of the top 150 college football players of all time, it was announced on Thursday. The list of players ranked from 26-150 precedes the top 25 which will be released at halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 13. Read More

Softball

Texas picked to finish second in the Big 12 during the 2020 softball season

With 28 days to go before its softball season’s first pitch, Texas was voted into the second slot of the Big 12’s preseason poll. As expected, Oklahoma topped the preseason prognostications on Thursday. The Sooners have won the conference’s last eight regular-season titles. Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso gave her first-place … Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: Texas talk at the 2020 Under Armour All-America Game

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 Matt Rhule’s departure from Baylor and the impact that move will have on recruiting. Mike also brought back news, notes and interviews with four future … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 163: Cowboys insider Matt Mosley on the McCarthy hire; Texas coaching moves

In the first On Second Thought podcast of the new year, Dallas Cowboys insider Matt Mosley breaks down the hiring of Mike McCarthy and the departure of Matt Rhule from his beloved Baylor Bears. Ced and Kirk also discuss Texas moving on from assistant coach Craig Naivar and examine this … Read More

Tennis

Both Texas tennis teams ranked in preseason top 10

Both the Texas men’s and women’s tennis teams entered the preseason rankings in the top 10, the Oracle Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Tuesday. The men’s team matched its highest preseason ranking, checking in at No. 2 while the women sit at No. 7. The defending national champions took four first-place … Read More

Cosmi, Ossai tabbed to AP’s All-Bowl team for Alamo Bowl performances

On Wednesday, the Associated Press released its annual “All-Bowl” team honoring the players who have excelled in college football’s postseason. Texas offensive lineman Sam Cosmi and linebacker Joseph Ossai, who was named defensive player of the game, were feted because of their Alamo Bowl performances. The complete team unveiled by … Read More