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

Tennis

Bianca Turati falls in round of 16 at Daytona Beach

Texas’ Bianca Turati fell 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 to Mexico’s Renata Zarazua on Thursday in the round of 36 at the ITF pro circuit event in Daytona Beach. Turati is ranked No. 576 in the latest WTA world singles rankings and battled Zarazua for two hours, 45 minutes. Zarazua is the … Read More

Football

Following a departure from Texas, Cameron Rising reveals his next destination

Former Texas quarterback Cameron Rising will transfer to Utah, the rising sophomore announced on Thursday. Rising will likely have to sit out next season due to the NCAA’s transfer rules. Since he used a redshirt at Texas this past fall, Rising will be available for three seasons starting in 2020.  Tyler … Read More

Football

Texas legacy Sam Saxton to walk-on at Texas, play quarterback

Family trumps nearly everything and three-star quarterback Sam Saxton grew up knowing where his family’s loyalty lies in college football. The grandson of former Texas great James Saxton and the son of former UT player Jimmy Saxton, Sam carved his own niche as a quarterback in the Austin area. The … Read More

Track & Field

After a strange saga, Crayton Carrozza becomes a ‘massive addition’ to Texas’ 2019 recruiting class

Crayton Carrozza will resume running at Texas. Texas’ track and field program has announced the signing of Carrozza. A senior at St. Stephen’s Episcopal in Austin, Carrozza was the Southwest Preparatory Conference’s cross-country champion as a sophomore and junior. He also owns the SPC records for the 800-meter, 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter … Read More

Men's Basketball

On Second Thought, Ep 122: Brian Davis on Shaka’s struggles; FOX’s Charles Davis on Kingsbury’s hire, young NFL QBs

In a jam-packed Episode 122 of the On Second Thought podcast, Longhorns beat writer Brian Davis and hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss what ails Texas basketball lately and if it is beyond repair. They also break down the controversy surrounding the NCAA’s transfer rule. FOX NFL color analyst Charles … Read More

Women's Basketball

Strong first half leads to upset of No. 11 Texas

Kayla Goth had 20 points and tied her career-high with 12 assists and Kansas State used a big first half to defeat No. 11 Texas 87-69 on Wednesday night in Manhattan, Kan. Christianna Carr added 19 on points 7-of-10 shooting, including four 3-pointers, for the Wildcats (11-6, 2-3 Big 12). Read More

Football

Texas confirms QB Shane Buechele has entered his name into NCAA transfer database

Update 9:30 a.m. Thursday: Texas confirmed Thursday morning that quarterback Shane Buechele’s name now appears in the NCAA transfer database after completing the paperwork. Texas backup quarterback Shane Buechele has informed coaches that he wants to put his name into the NCAA transfer database and … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis team sweeps Mississippi

The Texas men’s tennis team swept Mississippi 7-0 in its first dual match of 2019 in Orlando, Fla. Wednesday. The competition was held at the USTA National Campus Collegiate Center, which will host the NCAA Championships in May. The Longhorns took six singles wins and earned the doubles point without … Read More

Football

Sugar Bowl champions to be honored during Texas-OU men’s basketball game

Texas officials plan to honor the football team’s Sugar Bowl victory during a women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader Saturday at the Erwin Center. The UT women’s team, ranked 11th, will host TCU at 1 p.m. Saturday. The men’s team faces 20th-ranked Oklahoma at 7 p.m. Read More

Football

Longhorns in the NFL: Two still with a chance to play in Super Bowl LIII

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

Tennis

Bianca Turati moves on to round of 16 at ITA pro circuit event

Bianca Turati defeated Elizabeth Halbauer in the round of 32 at the International Tennis Federation’s pro circuit event in Daytona Beach, Fla. Tuesday. Texas All-American Turati won 6-3, 6-4  and will next play Renata Zarazua of Mexico in the round of 16 on Thursday. Turati is ranked No. 576 by … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Kansas State

No. 11 Texas vs. Kansas State 7 p.m. Wednesday, Manhattan, Kan., ESPN3, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 14-2, 4-0; Kansas State 10-6, 1-3 The series: Texas leads 22-14. The Horns have won the last seven meetings. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg Jatarie … Read More

Football

Sam Houston State adds former Longhorn Toneil Carter to its backfield

Next fall, Toneil Carter will be wearing a different shade of orange. Carter announced on Tuesday that he will resume his football career at Sam Houston State. Carter spent the last two seasons at Texas, but he left the team in December. The Houston-raised running back will … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: No. 7 Kansas 80, Texas 78

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas coach Bill Self woke up this morning with a 26-0 home record whenever the Jayhawks play on ESPN’s “Big Monday.” That streak looked like it was in serious jeopardy Monday against Texas. Jase Febres went wild in the second … Read More

Football

Ex-Texas receiver Davion Curtis to now catch footballs for former Longhorn coordinator

On Monday, former Texas receiver Davion Curtis said he will close out his collegiate career at McNeese State. Curtis spent two years with the Longhorns but left the program this past August. He instead played at Tyler Junior College this fall. Curtis caught 21 footballs for the Apaches, … Read More

Baseball

David Hamilton’s injury costs Texas positioning but not its place in a national preseason poll

After ending last season on NCAA’s biggest stage, Texas will still be in the spotlight when the curtain rises on the 2019 baseball season. Texas was ranked 23rd in D1Baseball’s preseason poll, which was released on Monday morning. Vanderbilt topped the organization’s rankings, and No. 3 Texas … Read More

men's tennis

Texas men’s tennis team rolls in Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team won five of six singles matches and all four doubles contests Sunday to wrap up a dominant performance in the Miami Invitational at Coral Gables, Fla. The Longhorns rolled to an 18-5 record in singles and an 11-1 mark in doubles in the three-day event. Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 7 Kansas

Texas at No. 7 Kansas When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Allen Fieldhouse (capacity 16,300) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas leads the all-time series 31-8. The Horns broke the Jayhawks’ 69-game home winning streak back in January 2011. It’s … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track and field records six wins at Ted Nelson Invitational

The Texas track and field team took six wins at the Ted Nelson Invitational in College Station Saturday night. Elena Bruckner highlighted the action, winning two events. Bruckner won the weight throw with a second-best school mark of 61 feet, 3 1/2 inches. She also took the shot put event … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women survive late flurry to beat Iowa State

Sug Sutton had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Joyner Holmes had a big block as the No. 11 Texas women survived two missed shots in the closing seconds to edge No. 20 Iowa State 64-62 Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The Longhorns (14-2, 4-0 Big 12), who have … Read More