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

Swimming & Diving

Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams win in Georgia

Both the Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams came away victorious in dual-meet action against Georgia on Saturday in Athens. The No. 1 UT women won 169-129 against the No. 11 Bulldogs, and the No. 2 Texas men claimed a 162-133 win over No. 12 Georgia. The women’s … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis takes nine wins at Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team totaled nine wins on the second day of the Miami Invitational in Coral Gables, Fla. Saturday. The Longhorns claimed six singles victories, all against players from Miami. They also won three doubles contests against Mississippi duos. No. 18 Yuya Ito won in straight sets over … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: No. 8 Texas Tech 68, Texas 62

At crunch time, Texas simply couldn’t get enough buckets against No 8 Texas Tech. The Red Raiders, known for having one of the nation’s best defensive squads, turned up the suffocating pressure and shut off the Longhorns down the stretch for a 68-62 victory at the … Read More

Baseball

Texas shortstop David Hamilton to be sidelined for the 2019 season with an Achilles injury

Texas shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 baseball season with an Achilles injury, the school confirmed on Saturday. Hamilton had what the school called a “successful surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles” on Friday afternoon. OrangeBloods was the first to report on Hamilton’s injury. A junior from … Read More

Baseball

Top pitching prospect flips his commitment from TCU to Texas

Prized pitching prospect Jared Kelley has decided to wear burnt orange instead of purple in college. Kelley, a right-handed pitcher from Refugio, announced on Friday night that he had given a verbal commitment to Texas. In addition to bolstering the future pitching staff at Texas, Kelley’s decision also impacts one … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis team takes multiple wins at Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team took seven of eight singles matches and all four doubles contests Friday on the first day of the Miami Invitational. Fourth-ranked Christian Sigsgaard, Chih Chi Huang, Harrison Scott, Rodrigo Banzer and Colin Markes all won in straight sets. Leonardo Telles and Nevin Arimilli also took … Read More

Golf

Trio of Longhorns invited to Augusta National Women’s Amateur

A trio of Texas golfers have received invitations to compete at the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur, the school announced Friday. Emilee Hoffman, Agathe Laisne and Kaitlyn Papp all received invitations to the tournament. Hoffman was named an honorable mention All-American by Golfweek. She also won the Western Golf Association … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 8 Texas Tech

Texas vs. No. 8 Texas Tech When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 86-58. The Longhorns have won 22 consecutive games against the Red Raiders … Read More

Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas at No. 20 Iowa State

No. 11 Texas vs. No. 20 Iowa State 4 p.m. Saturday, Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 13-2, 3-0; Iowa State 13-2, 3-0 The series: Iowa State leads 18-17. The Horns have won six of the last seven. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — … Read More

Football

Statistically speaking, where did Texas stand out during the 2018 football season?

By now, Texas fans are likely aware that the Longhorns ended the 2018 football season ranked ninth in the Associated Press’ poll. The ranking was UT’s highest since it lost to Alabama in 2009’s championship game. Texas was one of 25 Football Bowl Subdivision-level teams to win … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Jan. 11-17

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 Texas men’s basketball team will try to bounce back from a surprising loss to Oklahoma State when … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas swimming and diving teams win at Auburn

The Texas swimming and diving teams each earned wins against Auburn in dual-meet competition Thursday in Alabama. The top-ranked women’s team won 161-139 over No. 17 Auburn. The No. 2 men claimed a 164-131 victory over the Tigers as well. The women took eight wins on the night, including the … Read More

Football

The NFL can wait: Texas safety Brandon Jones to return to the Longhorns for his senior season

For one more season, football fans can find Brandon Jones in Texas’ secondary. On Thursday, Jones announced on his Twitter page that he will return to the Longhorns for his senior season. Jones recently completed his third season as a Longhorn safety. His declaration comes after receiver Collin Johnson and … Read More

Softball

Big 12 coaches set a high bar for Texas ahead of the 2019 softball season

With the countdown to the start of the 2019 softball season underway, the Big 12’s coaches are seeing silver in Texas’ future. Texas was ranked second in the Big 12’s preseason poll on Thursday. The Longhorns trailed only Oklahoma, which has won the conference’s last seven regular-season championships, in a … Read More

Football

On Second Thought, Ep. 121: After Sugar Bowl win, will the Longhorns crack preseason Top 10? Plus Dallas Cowboys radio voice Brad Sham

In Episode 121 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls examine Texas’ chances of improving upon a huge season in 2019. Also, Dallas Cowboys play by play voice Brad Sham explains why the Cowboys have a good chance to upset the Los Angeles Rams in … Read More

Track & Field

Texas adds an All-American to its track and field program, but Tara Davis’ debut must wait

All-American Tara Davis has joined the Texas track and field program after a contentious transfer from Georgia, the school announced on Wednesday. Davis, who is currently a sophomore, must sit out the 2019 seasons due to the NCAA’s transfer rules. When she is eligible to compete, she will resume a … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s over: Texas 73, Oklahoma 63

Destiny Littleton scored 15 points and Joyner Holmes grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 11 Texas to a 73-63 victory over Oklahoma Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Texas improved to 13-2, 3-0 in the Big 12. OU is 5-9, 1-2. Senior center Jatarie White scored 13 points and contributed … Read More

Football

Longhorns in the NFL: Six left in NFL playoffs after Wild Card weekend

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

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Oklahoma State 61, Texas 58

STILLWATER, Okla. — Texas is just not meant to have any success in Stillwater this athletic year, apparently. The football team suffered a rather humiliating defeat here during the fall. The Texas men’s basketball team suffered a similar fate on Tuesday during an embarrassing 61-58 … Read More

Football

Will replacing the NFL-bound Lil’Jordan Humphrey on the depth chart be a big problem for Texas?

Texas junior Lil’Jordan Humphrey announced on Tuesday that he will enter the NFL Draft. He will attempt to become the first UT receiver drafted since Marquise Goodwin was a third-round pick in 2013. While Humphrey is chasing history and his professional aspirations, Texas needs to find his replacement. Humphrey started … Read More