Texas' head coach Shaka Smart celebrates their victory over Vanderbilt on Jan. 30, 2016. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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It’s Navy SEAL week for the Texas men’s basketball team

Posted September 21st, 2016

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Texas men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart is known for doing things a little different than his peers.

An example of that is the way he handles preseason conditioning. It’s not easy to run his up-tempo style, so he expects his players to be in supreme physical shape.

One of the ways Smart accomplishes that is by putting players through Navy SEAL training.

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Well, it’s that time of year again. The Longhorns have been up at the crack of dawn this week, completing the brutal training regimen of Navy SEAL veteran John McGuire.

It even looks like they had some fun.

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