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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

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Texas releases statement on allegations from brother of top hoops recruit Mohamed Bamba

Texas has responded to a social media post by Mohamed Bamba’s older brother claiming that the prized Longhorns basketball recruit accepted illegal benefits from a financial adviser. The university issued a statement on Thursday morning, less than 24 hours after the post went up on social media. “We’re aware of … Read More

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WATCH: Nike releases a trailer for Kevin Durant film

Nike released a trailer for an upcoming film that centers around Longhorn legend and reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant on Tuesday. The trailer came via Twitter and the film is titled “Still KD”: Still KD: Trailer 🎥 This is the story of @KDTrey5's … Read More

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Jarrett Allen just the beginning as Texas, Smart on track to produce another lottery pick in 2017

Kevin Durant and LaMarcus Aldridge are the highest-drafted Longhorns ever as both went No. 2 in the NBA Draft during 2006 and 2007. If things go as planned, Texas coach Shaka Smart will shepherd another Texas player to the top draft of the NBA draft. Last week Smart saw his … Read More

Drafting at home, Brooklyn Nets use a first-round pick on Texas’ Jarrett Allen

Over the past seven months, Jarrett Allen has scored 20 points and learned his NBA fate at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Soon, that venue will become his home. On Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets chose Texas’ freshman center with the 22nd pick of the NBA Draft. The draft was hosted … Read More

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From Texas to Brooklyn: UT standout Jarrett Allen drafted by NBA’s Nets

After one year at Texas, Jarrett Allen is heading to Brooklyn. On Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets chose Texas’ freshman center with the 22nd pick in the Brooklyn-hosted NBA Draft. Allen becomes the 16th Longhorn taken in the history of the NBA Draft’s first round, the last of which was Myles … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 62: MLB Network’s Kevin Millar on the 2004 World Series, current season; Jarrett Allen in NBA

In Episode 62 of the On Second Thought podcast, former Major League player Kevin Millar joins Cedric and Kirk to tell some of his favorite stories from the 2004 Boston Red Sox team that won the World Series. The guys also break down the NBA draft and ponder LeBron James’ … Read More

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Breakfast with Bevo: Where — and when — will Jarrett Allen be drafted?

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s June 22nd — 173 down, 192 to go. And 12 till July the 4th. YESTERDAY: The Rangers fell to the Blue Jays 7-5 at home; Joey Gallo hit an inside-the-park home run. At the College World Series, LSU beat Florida State 7-4 in an … Read More

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Former Texas basketball player Matt Hill rising through NBA coaching ranks with Orlando Magic

Here’s a piece of Longhorn trivia to stir up conversation this Father’s Day weekend. Of the seven freshmen who were on the Texas men’s basketball roster in 2006-07, three remain active in the NBA. One you certainly know: recently crowned NBA champion and Finals MVP Kevin … Read More

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What’s the best college basketball job in the state of Texas? ESPN chimes in

So what’s the best college basketball job in the state of Texas? Think about it. It’s not a trick question. Don’t overthink it. ESPN didn’t. Despite the recent successes of Southern Methodist, or the tournament run of Texas A&M in 2016, or the the crazy winning streaks of Stephen F. Read More