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Home, sweet home? Texas looks to protect its house with Big 12 rival Oklahoma in town

Just three days before Christmas, Texas put a bow on a 69-64 upset of No. 1 Stanford in front of 3,952 fans at the Erwin Center. For those who purchased season tickets, that five-point triumph may have been worth the price of admission. But not all … Read More

Texas rallies to top No. 25 TCU

FORT WORTH — Celeste Taylor scored 13 of her career-high 22 points and Joyner Holmes recorded all 15 of hers in the second half as Texas rallied to beat No. 25 TCU 77-67 Wednesday night. With the loss by TCU (20-6, 11-4), second-ranked Baylor (15-0) clinched the Big 12 championship … Read More

12 big things about Big 12 basketball: KU rises to No.1 but Baylor is still good; Huge week for Texas Tech

Let’s a take a look at the landscape of the Big 12. 12. Kansas and Baylor play an epic game, KU wins Even as Baylor nearly overcame a 7-point deficit in the final minutes to cut the lead to 1-point, and had a chance to send the … Read More

Texas WR Joshua Moore pleads no contest to weapons charge

Texas wide receiver Joshua Moore pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor weapons charge and is expected to be with the team for spring practices after serving a year-long suspension from participating in games last season. Moore, 20, entered the plea to County Court-at-Law Judge Nancy Hohengarten after reaching an … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking the recruiting importance of each defensive position for Texas

Texas’ 2021 class sits at six members, currently ranking seventh in the country and first in the Big 12. Five of those six prospects are on our initial Fabulous 55. Two of the six commitments project to the defensive side of the ball. To consider the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking the recruiting importance of each offensive position for Texas

Texas’ 2021 class sits at six members, currently ranking seventh in the country and first in the Big 12. Five of those six prospects are on our initial Fabulous 55. Five of the six commitments also project to the offensive side of the ball. Read More

Texas bounces back, splits doubleheader with No. 10 Louisiana in 2-1 nightcap

As the ball descended back down high above the grass just beyond third base, Reagan Hathaway stopped looking up. She didn’t look back. She only ran. The Texas left fielder rounded third and was only a few feet away from home plate by the time the ball missed the glove … Read More

Texas drops first game of softball doubleheader with 10th-ranked Louisiana, 3-2

While fans showed up to see Texas take on 10th-ranked Louisiana at McCombs Field on Tuesday, the origin of the pitchers’ duel between Miranda Elish and Megan Kleist can be traced back to Eugene, Ore., when they were Oregon Ducks teammates. Both ended up leaving the Oregon program and both … Read More

Texas 4, Sam Houston State 1: Pete Hansen shines as Longhorns prep for a big weekend

Partially discovered by Texas on Twitter, freshman pitcher Pete Hansen verified his left arm on Tuesday night. In his first collegiate start, Hansen struck out six and allowed two hits over five innings in a 4-1 win over Sam Houston State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Longhorns are the Big … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting defensive wishlist for the 2021 cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class rests at six commitments, ranking seventh in the nation and first in the Big 12 as the spring evaluation period creeps toward college coaches and high school prospects. The Longhorns held eight commitments at one time, but decommitments from wide receiver … Read More

Texas 67, No. 20 West Virginia 57: Short-handed Horns building momentum, win third straight

Ten days ago, Courtney Ramey’s unshakeable confidence, his unmistakable desire to win, was on full display after an embarrassing 29-point loss at Iowa State. Was he worried about Texas’ season? Heck, no, Ramey said outside a quiet locker room at Hilton Coliseum in Ames. The Longhorns … Read More

Former Texas tennis coach Michael Center sentenced to six months in college admissions scandal

Former Texas men’s tennis coach Michael Center was sentenced to six months in prison Monday for accepting $100,000 in 2015 to help the son of a Silicon Valley venture capitalist get into the school by falsely designating him as a skilled athlete worthy of a scholarship to play for Center’s … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting offensive wish list for the 2021 cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class rests at six commitments, ranking seventh in the nation and first in the Big 12 as the spring evaluation period creeps toward college coaches and high school prospects. The Longhorns held eight commitments at one time, but decommitments from wide … Read More

Longhorns sweep men’s tennis doubleheader

The fifth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team held off UT-San Antonio 4-3 after rolling past Nebraska 6-1 in a doubleheader Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center. The Longhorns improved to 9-2 as sixth-ranked Christian Sigsgaard led the way with victories in both singles and doubles against the Roadrunners in the nightcap. Read More

Longhorns cap softball tournament with win over Weber State

The Texas softball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 9-4 victory over Weber State on Sunday in the Texas Invitational at McCombs Field. Mary Iakopo had a career-high five runs batted in as the fourth-ranked Longhorns improved to 15-1 less than 24 hours after … Read More

As Texas quietly regroups, there’s still a narrow path for the Longhorns to reach the NCAAs

Most Texas fans have moved on to baseball and softball as everyone waits for spring football to begin. But Shaka Smart’s Longhorns quietly regrouped last week with two victories that few noticed. Texas snapped a four-game losing streak by beating TCU at home in front of … Read More

Texas 2, Boise State 1: Madden pitches unnbeaten Longhorns past Broncos

Ty Madden started and ended his day on the mound Saturday about as well as he could have. When the first pitch rolled off the sophomore’s fingers, Texas fans roared in appreciation. Moments later, Madden retired the Boise State batter on his first strikeout of the afternoon. Eight innings later, … Read More

Kansas State 60, Texas 54: Longhorns stumble after failing to land a third-quarter knockout

On Saturday afternoon at the Erwin Center, Texas needed to score only 56 points to guarantee that its fans would win free chicken wings. But alas, both the Longhorns and an announced crowd of 3,392 went home hungry after a 60-54 loss to Kansas State. Sophomore Charli Collier led Texas … Read More

Red-hot Courtney Ramey carries Texas to win at K-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State’s futility streak reached turn-of-the-century levels Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. Texas used a 13-point surge late in the first half to take control, and the Wildcats were unable to mount a serious challenge the rest of the way as they dropped their seventh straight 70-59. It … Read More

Texas 7, Boise State 0: Bryce Elder, Longhorns welcome Broncos back to baseball with a shutout

On a historic night at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas went about its business as usual. Given an early lead to work with, Bryce Elder registered double-digit strikeouts in Friday’s 7-0 win over Boise State. The victory was the sixth of the season for an undefeated Texas team. The loss, meanwhile, … Read More