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What are the odds Texas wins the 2018 NCAA Tournament? Vegas has them

  In college basketball, there’s always a chance. Odds makers are already looking ahead to next season to see who will follow North Carolina as the NCAA Tournament champion, and of course they put a number on Texas. According to various books, those odds range from 250-to-1 to 300-to-1. Read More

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Bohls: Longhorns discussing blowing up Jamail Swim Center for new hoops arena

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here’s Kirk’s take on those Bevo-related items: Longhorns discussing blowing up Jamail swim center for new hoops area: It’s looking more likely that the Erwin Center replacement will be built on … Read More

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A ‘way-too-early’ top 25 basketball poll includes the Texas Longhorns

It’s become one of the time-honored internet traditions in college sports that when ever a champion is crown, a pre-season poll is released within minutes of the final horn. And this year was not an exception. ESPN, CBS, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated and the Sporting News all rolled out its version … Read More

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With the 2016-17 basketball season over, spring signing period approaches for Texas basketball

The Longhorns have finally made it! The 2016-17 season is finally over and done with. Congratulations North Carolina for capping off a college basketball year that saw the Longhorns stumble to an 11-22 record and last-place (4-14) in the Big 12. But like Mark McGwire, we’re not here to … Read More

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Kevin Durant is coming back, while LeBron yelled at Tristan Thompson and feels bad about it

Injured Golden State Warriors All-Star, and Longhorn legend, Kevin Durant could return to the lineup as early as Saturday according to reports on Monday and ease the nerves of Bay Area basketball fans who thought the former MVP would miss playoff games. Durant sprained his knee earlier this year and … Read More

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Texas G Andrew Jones will declare for the NBA draft, will not sign with an agent

Texas guard Andrew Jones will declare for the NBA draft but will not sign with an agent. ESPN first reported the news late Wednesday. Jones could not be reached immediately, however a Texas spokesman confirmed the report. “My family and I have decided that it is best for me … Read More

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11 years ago, Kevin Durant wowed us in the McDonald’s All-American Game

The 40th McDonald’s All-American Game takes place Wednesday night in Chicago, and future NBA stars will be all over the court. There might even be a Longhorn, depending on where top uncommitted player in the country Mohamed Bamba ends up going. RELATED: Mohamed Bamba talks Jarrett Allen, Texas and … Read More

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McDonald’s All-American Mohamed Bamba talks Jarrett Allen, Texas and his final four

Jarrett Allen’s impending NBA decision will have no impact on star recruit Mohamed Bamba’s decision, he told Rivals.com. The top uncommitted player in the nation spoke about his final four on Monday, but it had nothing to do with Gonzaga, South Carolina, Oregon or North Carolina. Bamba, the 6-foot-11-inch, 207 … Read More

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Longhorns in the NBA: Through Mar. 23

They weren’t at the 40 Acres for long, but before they jumped to the NBA they hooped it up at Club Erwin on a regular basis. Every week we’ll take a look at how these Longhorns in the NBA fared in the previous week. Kevin Durant, SF, Golden State—Multiple reports … Read More

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One and done: The best University of Texas one-year-wonders of all-time

Jarrett Allen could be headed to the NBA, at least for now, after one year on the 40 Acres. He wouldn’t be first player to bolt after a season, and he won’t be the last. Here are other notable Longhorns to leave after a year. Michael Dell,  pre-med student Dude, … Read More

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After entering NBA Draft, Texas C Jarrett Allen jumps into lottery conversation

Will he stay or will he go? Despite entering his name for the 2017 NBA Draft on Tuesday, the biggest question surrounding Texas freshman Jarrett Allen has still not been answered. In his statement, Allen said he does not plan to sign with an agent, which means he could still … Read More

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Jarrett Allen named NABC All-District 8 Second Team

Texas freshman Jarrett Allen was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Second Team All-District 8 team on Wednesday. A day after announcing that he would declare for the NBA Draft but not hire an agent, Allen was rewarded for his standout freshman season in which he … Read More

Jarrett Allen: ‘I am testing the waters with this decision’ to go into the NBA draft

Jarrett Allen doesn’t sound like someone who wants to leave Texas. But the analytical deep thinker probably can’t see himself passing up a major payday, either. The 6-foot-11 freshman confirmed Tuesday he will put his name into the upcoming NBA draft but will not sign with … Read More

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Report: Texas F Jarrett Allen will enter NBA draft but not hire an agent

Texas freshman Jarrett Allen will enter the NBA draft but will not sign with an agent, thereby preserving his amateur status should he decide to return, according to CBS Sports. A Texas spokesman could not confirm the report as of Tuesday afternoon. This decision wouldn’t … Read More

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INTERACTIVE MAP: The Shaka Smart coaching tree

At just 39 and a head coach for less than 10 years, Texas coach Shaka Smart’s coaching tree is growing. Take a look: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: … Read More

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Jarrett Allen Watch: Another mock draft, another move for Texas’ freshman

It’s been one week since our last “what is Jarrett Allen’s draft stock” article. It’s well established that the talented, 6-foot-11-inch center who was the best player on the court for Texas at the end of his freshman season is getting mixed reviews from NBA talent evaluators  and … Read More

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Mike Morrell resumes full-time role as Texas assistant coach

Texas coach Shaka Smart wasted no time filling the vacancy on his coaching staff by moving trusted lieutenant Mike Morrell back into a full-time assistant role. Morrell, who came to Texas from Virginia Commonwealth with Smart, was an assistant coach during Smart’s first season with the … Read More

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Shaka Smart shakes up coaching staff, dismisses assistant David Cason

Texas men’s coach Shaka Smart announced Thursday that assistant David Cason would not be retained, the first move in a potentially long offseason after a disappointing 11-22 campaign. Smart was not made available to the American-Statesman for an interview. In a statement, Smart offered no specific … Read More

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What is Jarrett Allen’s NBA Draft stock, really? Good question…

If you’re a Texas fan who likes mixing basketball with mystery, Jarrett Allen ought to be your favorite player … ever. It started before he even arrived on campus, when the 6-foot-11 product of St. Stephen’s Episcopal in Austin waited until June to pick the Longhorns. Now, the … Read More

What’s wrong with Texas basketball? Smart, Horns face a critical offseason

In just his second season, Shaka Smart has violated the one core tenet of being a head coach at the University of Texas. Longhorns fans can accept losing. Heck, men’s basketball even gets somewhat of a pass because it isn’t the No. 1 sport around … Read More