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At the buzzer: Texas 65, Oklahoma State 64

Eric Davis Jr. was held out, and Mo Bamba was held up. But Texas would not be stopped Saturday in a must-win game against Oklahoma State at the Erwin Center. Trailing by 10 points and without two key contributors, the Longhorns appeared to be on razor-thin … Read More

Texas, Oklahoma State meet with similar records, similar NCAA Tournament goals

From an NCAA Tournament perspective, Saturday feels like a make-or-break moment for both Texas and Oklahoma State. The Longhorns and Cowboys have matching 16-12 overall records and a 6-9 mark in Big 12 play. Neither team will guarantee themselves a spot with a win, and … Read More

Texas guard Eric Davis will be sidelined while school officials investigate Yahoo report

Two Texas men’s basketball athletes were named in an expansive Yahoo! Sports report published early Friday that sheds light on a federal investigation into college basketball. Junior guard Eric Davis Jr. was named as someone who allegedly received $1,500 from Christian Dawkins, who was working for … Read More

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Preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State 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 49-43. The Cowboys captured a 65-64 win in Stillwater on Jan. 13. That was … Read More

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Report: Texas players Eric Davis Jr., Prince Ibeh named in documents obtained in FBI investigation

Texas guard Eric Davis Jr. and former center Prince Ibeh were both named in a Yahoo Sports story as two players who allegedly received money or had a relationship with a sports agency. The wide-sweeping story released early Friday reveals information obtained by the … Read More

Kansas State 58, Texas 48: Dismal offensive show resembled ‘a high school game, a high school score’

MANHATTAN, Kan. — At first blush, Wednesday’s 58-48 ramshackle offensive performance against Kansas State has one clear culprit. Texas’ black uniforms are cursed. Father Merrin himself couldn’t exorcise the demons inside those godforsaken Nike threads. The Horns are now 2-5 all-time wearing black. Read More

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At the buzzer: Kansas State 58, Texas 48

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In a pivotal moment in one game at a crossroads junction in the season, Texas coach Shaka Smart went with his five best players against Kansas State. But three juniors and talented freshmen Mo Bamba and Matt Coleman simply couldn’t muster enough offense … Read More

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Battling leukemia, Texas guard Andrew Jones believes ‘I’m going to be back soon’

Battling the toughest opponent of his life, Texas guard Andrew Jones sounded upbeat and motivated late Tuesday in his first interview since being diagnosed with leukemia in early January. Asked specifically about his recent Twitter video of dancing and brushing his teeth, … Read More

Clearing the purple haze: Texas once again faces Kansas State after big Oklahoma win

There’s an odd level of symmetry to Texas’ schedule here in the back half of February. On Feb. 3, Texas hosted Oklahoma in one of the biggest home games of the season. ESPN brought the bright lights of “College GameDay” to the Erwin Center. The Sooners … Read More

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Preview: Texas at Kansas State

Texas at Kansas State When: 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: Bramlage Coliseum (capacity 12,528) TV/Radio: ESPNU/104.9 The Horn About the series: Kansas State leads the all-time series 20-15. The Longhorns had arguably their worst performance of the season in a lethargic … Read More

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Golden: Don’t give up on Shaka’s squad just yet

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: Don’t give up on Shaka’s squad: Just when you thought they were dead, the Texas Longhorns kept their NCAA tourney hopes alive with a huge road win over the freefalling Oklahoma Sooners, who … Read More

Texas 77, No. 23 Oklahoma 66: Fighting for NCAA survival, Longhorns sweep Red River rivals

NORMAN, Okla. — Texas fans were living it up earlier this month during a big win over Oklahoma. Baker Mayfield wanted to return the favor. The Lake Travis High School graduate was introduced to the OU faithful during a timeout Saturday and hoisted his Heisman Trophy. Read More

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At the buzzer: Texas 77, No. 23 Oklahoma 66

NORMAN, Okla. — In a battle of two desperate teams, the Longhorns stabilized themselves at the Sooners’ expense. Texas captured a much-needed 77-66 victory over its Red River rival on Saturday at the Lloyd Noble Center. It stopped the Longhorns’ three-game losing streak and bolstered their … Read More

In volatile Big 12, can the Texas men rebound in the Red River rivalry rematch?

The Big 12 standings are packed so tight, the Longhorns could still finish anywhere from third to 10th by the time March arrives. These next two weeks will be volatile. Texas has five regular-season games left, starting with Saturday’s matchup at 23rd-ranked Oklahoma. The Horns … Read More

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Preview: Texas at No. 23 Oklahoma

Texas at No. 23 Oklahoma When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center (capacity 11,562) TV/Radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Oklahoma leads 54-38. The Longhorns won the previous matchup on Feb. 3 on what became a huge day … Read More

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Mo Bamba among 30 front-runners for Naismith Trophy

Texas freshman forward Mo Bamba was one of 30 names on the Citizen Naismith Trophy late season list, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Wednesday. The list includes 30 front-runners for the National Player of the Year award. Bamba leads Texas in three major statistical categories and has played in … Read More

12 Big things about Big 12 basketball: A readers’ only look at the final 2 weeks

Each week I give you 12 things to know about Big 12 men’s basketball. Here’s last week’s column.  Let’s start strong. 12. This week’s ‘Kansas Dethroner Power Ranking Leader’ : Kansas has won 13 straight Big 12 titles. It’s ridiculous — especially on senior night at Phog … Read More

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Bohls: Erwin Center replacement to have 4,000 fewer seats than current arena

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On the new Erwin Center having less seating: There is a strong likelihood that the new Texas basketball arena that replaces the Erwin … Read More

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Golden: ‘Special place in hell’ for people profiting off of Andrew Jones shirts

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On Texas guard Andrew Jones’ recent Twitter videos: Texas basketball player Andrew Jones has been very active lately, from posting videos of himself shooting around to tweeting about his day to thousands … Read More

PHOTO HISTORY: Before Mo Bamba, Austin area product Chris Mihm was the Texas block party king

Texas freshman Mo Bamba has 98 blocks this season. That’s almost four blocks a game (3.92 to be exact). Bamba is going to leave Texas after one season as the program record holder for most blocks in a season — he already has that — and a program record for … Read More