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Texas athletics, 2017-18: A year of wins on the field, but also transformative change off it

For Texas athletics, the 2017-18 athletic year was successful. Taken on the whole, it always is. Sure, the Longhorns enjoyed their typical success in non-revenue sports. Texas hauled in yet another national championship in men’s swimming and diving, its fourth straight and 14th overall under legendary … Read More

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Jordan Hosey leaves University of Texas women’s basketball team

Jordan Hosey has decided to skip her senior basketball season at the University of Texas, she said Monday. The 6-1 forward has not chosen where she will finish her college education. Last season Hosey averaged 3.5 points and 2.2 rebounds while playing 11.3 minutes per game. “I want to thank … Read More

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For starters, Ariel Atkins catching on fast with WNBA’s Mystics

When Ariel Atkins was drafted by the Washington Mystics in April, she was expected to be a role player in her rookie season in the WNBA. Learn from the team’s vets. Provide energy when needed. Mystics coach and general manager Mike Thibault said Atkins was not expected to be a … Read More

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Four incoming Texas basketball players invited to state All-Star game

Four Texas basketball signees will play in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Games Friday in San Antonio. The games will be held at Trinity University. Joanne Allen-Taylor, Charli Collier and Audrey Warren will compete in the large school all-star game at 4:15 p.m. CT Friday, while Sedona … Read More

Texas AD Chris Del Conte wows fans with his gameday vision at This is Texas tour stop

DALLAS — Wolfgang Puck’s catering is delectable, as more than 250 members of the Texas Exes booster group discovered Tuesday. Between the fish tacos, mini chicken flautas and green chile chicken enchiladas, those who went home hungry have only themselves to blame. Texas athletic director Chris … Read More

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Former Texas post Imani McGee-Stafford reflects on life in her published book of poetry

Poetry has always been a passion for Imani McGee-Stafford. And now the former post from the University of Texas basketball team has put her words in a book: “Notes in the Key of Heartbreak: Love others as we Love Ourselves.” “We are taught to search for love outside ourselves from … Read More

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Incoming Texas freshman Sedona Prince invited to USA Basketball team trials

Sedona Prince, the 6-7 post who will player for the University of Texas in the fall, has been invited to participate in the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team Trials. The trials are May 26-28 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 12-member 2018 USA Women’s Basketball U18 National Team is … Read More

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Ex-Aggie shooter to join women’s basketball team at Texas as a graduate transfer

This winter, Texas fans will be rooting for an ex-Aggie. Texas announced on Sunday that former Texas A&M guard Danni Williams will join the women’s basketball program as a graduate transfer. The 5-10 Williams, who will earn a degree in sports management later this month, is eligible to play immediately … Read More

She’s baaack: Former All-American Tiffany Jackson returns to Texas on Karen Aston’s women’s basketball staff

Karen Aston’s nationwide search for a new assistant basketball coach began with a phone call to former Texas All-American Tiffany Jackson. Jackson said yes. The search ended. “It was a lot easier to recruit Tiffany this time as opposed to when she was a player,” Aston said. Jackson made her … Read More

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Former Texas All-America Tiffany Jackson named UT basketball assistant coach

Tiffany Jackson is coming back to the Erwin Center for another encore. Jackson, who played for high school state championships while at Duncanville before becoming an All-American at Texas, has been hired by the university to be an assistant on Karen Aston’s staff. She replaces Tina Thompson, who became the … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 20 Imani McGee-Stafford, basketball

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 20 Imani McGee-Stafford, basketball McGee-Stafford arrived at Texas as one of the top recruits in the nation looking to help Texas coach Karen Aston establish a new era … Read More

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Former Longhorn Nneka Enemkpali joins staff at UCSB

Former University of Texas basketball standout Nneka Enemkpali’s career as a college coach is about to begin. Enemkpali (2011-15) has been named assistant women’s coach at UC Santa Barbara, the school announced Thursday. Enemkpali enters her first college on-court coaching job after spending two seasons as the women’s basketball … Read More

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Breakfast with Bevo: Texas women’s basketball gets hit with another departure

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s Tuesday, April 17th. On this date, the Dallas Stars recorded their first playoff victory, a 5-3 win over St. Louis at Reunion Arena. It was one year after the franchise moved to Texas from Minnesota. Also on April 17: A fertilizer plant explosion in … Read More

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Tina Thompson leaves Texas basketball, named head women’s coach at Virginia

When Tina Thompson was named head coach of Virginia’s basketball team on Monday, her 12-year-old son Dyllan was impressed. “When I told (Dyllan) the great news, he said, ‘Wait mom, are you kidding? I mean wow. Isn’t that a good program? Correction, great program. I am so happy for you. Read More

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Texas forward Khaléann Caron-Goudreau to transfer to Canada university

Last month senior Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau played her final game with the University of Texas basketball team. On Saturday, twin sister Khaléann Caron announced she is leaving too. Khaléann Caron-Goudreau, a junior, has elected to pursue an MBA program opportunity at Laval University in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. She will graduate … Read More

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Plan A comes true as Texas senior Ariel Atkins heads to Washington

Ariel Atkins is not expected to be a team savior when she reports to the Washington Mystics on April 29. That’s what Mystics coach and general manager Mike Thibault said after he chose the former University of Texas standout with the seventh pick of the first round in Thursday night’s … Read More

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Breakfast with Bevo: And, just like that, Texas’ Ariel Atkins is now a Washington Mystic

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s Friday, April 13th. On this date, Barry Bonds hit his 661st career home run, passing Willie Mays on the all-time list (2004); NHL legend Mario Lemieux played his final regular-season game (1997); Lou Carnesecca retired as St. John’s men’s basketball coach (1992); Pete Rose … Read More

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Texas guard Ariel Atkins taken in first round by WNBA’s Mystics

It didn’t take long for Ariel Atkins to learn of her new basketball home during the WNBA draft. Atkins, a 5-foot-11 guard from the University of Texas, was selected by the Washington Mystics in the draft’s first round. She was the seventh pick overall Thursday night. A combo guard who … Read More

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Texas signee Sedona Prince receives more accolades

Sedona Prince continues to receive accolades for her outstanding high school basketball career. The Texas women’s signee has been named the Texas Girls Coaches Association Basketball Athlete of the Year for Classes 1A-4A, it was announced Thursday. Prince, a McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic participant, was also a Naismith Trophy … Read More

Latest WNBA draft just might include a Longhorns double-double

Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty will gather at Karen Aston’s home Thursday night to learn whether they have a future in the WNBA. A total of 36 players will be chosen during the three-round draft that begins at 6 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN2. Both Longhorns said they … Read More