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Texas coach Shaka Smart sees no easy fix to basketball recruiting issues, discusses anthem

The Longhorns will unofficially start to the men’s basketball season on Wednesday with the Texas Tip-Off event at Gregory Gym. Coach Shaka Smart said flat-out “we expect to take a very big jump this year.” The environment in which Smart operates sure makes coaching more difficult, though. The National Association … Read More

Starting 5: The five best small forwards Texas will play this season

Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. So we’re giving out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. The hardest position to define in basketball these days is “small … Read More

Starting 5: The best power forwards in Texas men’s hoops history

Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. Each day until the start of the season, we’ll give out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. So when you think … Read More

Starting 5: Five Texas basketball records to know

With 36 days til Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. Each day until the start of the season, we’ll give out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. Read More

Starting 5: Five times Texas basketball returned to the NCAA Tournament

With 37 days til Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. Each day until the start of the season, we’ll give out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. Read More

Starting 5: The 5 best point guards Texas men’s basketball will face this season

Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. So we’re giving out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. Texas plays a tough schedule this season, there’s no denying it. Read More

Starting 5: The best centers in Texas men’s hoops history

With 39 days til Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. Each day until the start of the season, we’ll give out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. Read More

Starting 5: The 5 Texas non-conference games to watch

With 40 days til Texas opens the season against Northwestern State on Nov. 10, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming men’s basketball season. Each day until the start of the season, we’ll give out a starting line up of five things you need to know about Texas basketball. Read More

What’s the best Big 12 basketball game coming this season? CBS has thoughts

The Texas Longhorns will play in two of the best Big 12 basketball games this season says CBS basketball writer Matt Norlander, who gave his best matchups for each major conference. Texas’s first Big 12 game will be one of the best games of the year, Norlander … Read More

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Texas officials finalize men’s basketball trip to Australia

Texas officials have finalized the itinerary for the men’s basketball team’s upcoming trip to Australia. It’s clear this will be no free-wheeling junket. The Longhorns are leaving Aug. 12 for a 12-day tour through Australia and will play four professional teams during that stretch. Read More

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Michigan, Alabama, Ole Miss all make Texas men’s hoops schedule

Michigan is coming to the Erwin Center, and Texas coach Shaka Smart will get a decidedly unwelcome reception when he returns to VCU this upcoming men’s basketball season. The Longhorns released the non-conference portion of the 2017-18 schedule on Thursday. The Big 12 half of the schedule … Read More

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CBS releases Big 12 men’s basketball offseason power ranking; Where is Texas?

Hoping to fill the time between now and the start of the season in November, CBS Sports is breaking down each men’s basketball conference and its members’ off-season exploits. Who had good off-seasons? Who is positioned well to enter the season. CBS covers it all here.  … Read More

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NCAA: No eligibility issues surrounding Texas freshman Mo Bamba

To end all speculation, an NCAA spokeswoman tweeted on Tuesday there are no eligibility issues surrounding Texas freshman Mohamed Bamba. Questions arose in late June after his brother posted a video on Facebook alleging that Bamba took improper benefits from Greer Love, … Read More

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Myles Turner: ‘I wanted to stay. Austin, TX is like my favorite city in the U.S.’

Former Longhorn standout turned face of the Indiana Pacers Myles Turner told Dallas radio hosts of 105.3 The Fan’s Ben & Skin that he wanted to stay in Austin for at least another season, but his parents pushed him to enter the NBA Draft in 2015. “I wanted … Read More

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Report: Celtics trade Texas ex Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris

Former Texas standout Avery Bradley’s time with the Boston Celtics is up, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Bradley is headed to the Detroit Pistons in an all-Big 12 trade, with former Kansas star Marcus Morris going the other way. Wojnarowski reported that the … Read More

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WATCH: Mo Bamba shows off his shooting range

On the Fourth of July, prized-recruit Mo Bamba showed his shooting range. It's that easy. #MoBamba #SportscenterTop10 #Happy4th @espn @barstoolsports pic.twitter.com/MpQsaftred — UT MBB Managers (@utmbbmanagers) July 5, 2017 Is the video a fake? I don’t know … Read More

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WATCH: Jarrett Allen throws first pitch at New York Mets game

Being an NBA lottery pick has its perks. On Friday, Texas freshman and recent Brooklyn Nets draftee Jarrett Allen had the honor of throwing out the first pitch before the New York Mets’ game against the Philadelphia Phillies. RELATED: Brooklyn Nets use a first-round pick on Texas’ … Read More

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WATCH: Texas releases video, ‘Getting to know Mohamed Bamba’

“Mohamed Bamba, power forward, Harlem, New York.” The name of Texas’ prized 7-foot recruit has been known to hardcore college basketball fans and followers of recruiting for years, but it went viral earlier this week for reasons other than his prodigious skill. His older brother’s accusatory rant on social media … Read More

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WATCH: SportsCenter’s Scott Van Pelt weighs in on Mohamed Bamba situation

Texas basketball recruit Mohamed Bamba became one of the biggest sports stories Thursday, after his older brother made claims on social media “exposing” Bamba for accepting illegal benefits from a financial adviser. The claims prompted a statement from UT and later a response … Read More

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Reports: Texas recruit Mohamed Bamba’s relationship with Greer Love ‘cleared’ by NCAA

Claims by Mohamed Bamba’s older brother on social media “exposing” the prized Texas men’s basketball recruit for accepting illegal benefits from a financial adviser appear to be baseless. According to a report from NBC Sports college basketball reporter Rob Dauster, the relationship between Bamba and his long-time mentor Greer Love — … Read More