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Tom Herman, dazed with no answers
After the Friday night upset loss to Texas Tech, coach Tom Herman took questions from media members and seemed to be in a daze. As the Austin American-Statesman’s Brian Davis points out, he “was visibly shaken,” and had no reasons for a home loss to a double-digit underdog in the Red Raiders. The swaggering, swash-buckling savior from Houston doesn’t stick his chest out anymore.
Men’s hoops lose in OT in Portland
Despite the Longhorns scoring five points in the final 10 seconds of regulation time to force overtime, Texas couldn’t maintain momentum and dropped their second consecutive game in overtime, 76-71. No. 17 Gonzaga was just too much for the Longhorns, who got a stellar game from point guard Matt Coleman. He lead Texas with 19 points and four assists.
Volleyball placed in West region for NCAA tourney
Coach Jerritt Elliott’s team raced its way to an undefeated Big 12 championship, but the Longhorns’ 24-2 overall record did not push them to a top overall seed in the NCAA tournament that starts this week. Texas ended up with the sixth seed in the field. They will host the first two rounds in Gregory Gym, but if the Longhorns are going to advance to the Final Four, they’ll do so in the West region hosted by Stanford.
Orlando out, Houston or Memphis to front for bowl possibilities
With the Tech loss knocking the Longhorns to 6-6, the Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls checked in with bowl reps over the weekend. Camping and Texas bowls spokespersons chimed in on where they stand with an invite to Herman’s squad.
5 key plays in Texas’ loss to Texas Tech
Hookem.com’s Danny Davis puts together his five key plays from the game on Saturday that were an integral part in the Longhorns’ 27-23 loss.
Texas-Texas Tech recap:
Bohls: A late-game collapse was the perfect ending to another ho-hum Texas season
Game recap: Texas Tech 27, Texas 23: 4 second-half turnovers sink Longhorns on Black Friday
Third and Longhorns: Inside Texas Tech 27, Texas 23
What Herman said after Texas Tech beat Texas
Our 4 Texas-Texas Tech pregame questions — answered
Texas Tech 27, Texas 23: The expanded boxscore
WATCH: Texas CB Kris Boyd intercepts former high school teammate, Texas Tech QB McLane Carter
WATCH: Texas QB Sam Ehlinger catches a pass, then throws for touchdown on opening possession
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