Still seeking first road win, Texas hopes to snap out of funk

The last time Texas faced West Virginia, the Longhorns lost a close one. Just as they lost to Kansas State at home Saturday. And to Oklahoma in Norman. And to TCU everywhere. That’s almost become a badge of honor, albeit in a punishing league that has no time for close … Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at No. 9 West Virginia

Time: 8 p.m. Monday Where: WVU Coliseum (capacity 14,000) TV/Radio: ESPN/104.9 FM The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 8-5. The Longhorns lost a 74-72 seesaw battle against the Mountaineers at the Erwin Center on Jan. 14. The game featured nine lead changes as both teams shot almost 50 percent. About the … Read More

Kansas State 64, Texas 61: Despite loss, Mo Isom happy to be hustling at all

Shuffling through the exits while muttering in frustration, Texas fans could easily forget about the little things. Like walking itself. That’s really all Mareik “Mo” Isom cared about last fall. A simple arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle was supposed to go off without a hitch. Read More

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At The Buzzer: Kansas State 64, Texas 61

The Longhorns still have some fight left in them, but they still struggle in close games. The Wildcats got a late bucket and tack-on free throw with 1.6 seconds remaining and held on for a 64-61 victory at the Erwin Center, snapping a three-game losing streak … Read More

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Longhorns in the NBA: Through Feb. 16

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—Since scoring … Read More

Low fuel: Texas men return home wondering how much is left in the tank

Strictly from the oddsmakers’ perspective, Saturday’s home date with Kansas State is Texas’ best chance at victory in these final five regular-season games. Beating West Virginia, Kansas and Baylor — all nationally ranked teams — will be difficult. And Texas Tech, UT’s March 1 opponent, is … Read More

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Men’s preview: Kansas State vs. Texas

Time: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/Radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 FM The Horn About the series: Kansas State leads the all-time series 18-15. In the last matchup on Dec. 30, the Longhorns had a seven-point lead, fell behind by 13, mounted a furious comeback but ultimately lost 65-62 in the Big 12 opener. About the … Read More

Texas-ex Myles Turner gaining recognition on court, raising awareness off of it

Myles Turner is heating up. Two years after his only season at Texas, the Indiana Pacers’ 6-11 center will make his NBA All-Star Weekend debut Friday in New Orleans. Turner, in his second season with the Pacers, is averaging 15.6 points and 7.2 rebounds for the sixth-place team in the … Read More

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Staying or leaving? NBA draft prognosticators continue to be mixed on Jarrett Allen

At the start of the college basketball season, many mock NBA Draft lists had freshman Jarrett Allen somewhere in the first round. A few months later, Allen was nowhere to be found in mock drafts, despite a strong freshman season at Texas. And now there’s a little bit of both. Read More

Oklahoma 70, Texas 66: Longhorns angry about more ‘self-inflicted wounds’

NORMAN, Okla. — Wilted flowers, half-eaten chocolates or just forgetting about Valentine’s Day all together would’ve been better than this crummy date night at the Lloyd Noble Center. Oklahoma’s Jordan Shepherd drilled a clutch 3-pointer and the Sooners hit some key free throws in the final … Read More

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At The Buzzer: Oklahoma 70, Texas 66

NORMAN, Okla. — Surely the Longhorns could get their first road win of the season against the last-place team in the Big 12 standings, right? Jordan Shepherd hit a critical 3-pointer, Kameron McGusty followed with a baseline jumper with 2:04 remaining and Oklahoma staved off … Read More

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Golden: How does rest of the Texas hoops season affect 2018 for Shaka Smart?

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item: Here is his take: On the Texas men’s basketball team: Shaka Smart is still searching for the right formula. It could be that the Horns just aren’t good enough to reverse this slide, but for whatever reason, … Read More

G’day, Bevo: Shaka Smart taking Longhorns to Australia this summer

Texas men’s coach Shaka Smart doesn’t exactly reminisce about that trip to China in 2015. But the Longhorns’ passports will soon get another stamp. Smart’s betting that another international trip this summer — an 11-day trip to Australia — will have a far better payoff. Read More

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Men’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Time: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center (capacity 11,528) TV/Radio: ESPN2/104.9 FM The Horn Series history: Oklahoma leads the all-time series 53-37. The Longhorns have been turning the tide in recent years, though. UT has won nine of the last 15 games in the basketball version of the Red River rivalry. About the Longhorns: Freshman … Read More

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VIDEO: Remember when Kevin Durant returned to Austin in 2013?

Kevin Durant returned to Oklahoma City over the weekend and he was met with a not so welcome response: Kevin Durant gets booed loudly by Oklahoma City fans in his return 👀#balldontstop — Ball Don't Stop (@balldontstop) February 12, 2017 … Read More

Oklahoma State 84, Texas 71: Longhorns fall to 0-8 on the road this season

STILLWATER, Okla. — TCU students had a rollicking good time last weekend in a 15-point win over Texas. “Just like football!” they chanted in the second half. Oklahoma State students took trolling to the next level Saturday during an 84-71 win over the Longhorns at Gallagher-Iba … Read More

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At The Buzzer: Oklahoma State 84, Texas 71

STILLWATER, Okla. — The biggest sports story in Oklahoma on Saturday was Kevin Durant’s return with the Warriors for a prime-time, mega-matchup against the Thunder. But Oklahoma State fans carved out some time during the day to watch their Cowboys handle Durant’s alma mater with relative ease. Read More

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WATCH: Texas C Jarrett Allen adds to highlight reel with coast-to-coast dunk

Texas freshman Jarrett Allen is steadily rising up NBA Draft boards. It’s easy to see why with plays like the one he made during the first half of Saturday’s game at Oklahoma State. The 6-foot-11 center jumped a passing lane for a steal, then beat three … Read More

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Longhorns in the NBA: Through Feb. 9

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—Durant had … Read More

Texas, Oklahoma State are both struggling in Big 12 nailbiters

Think Texas is the only team struggling to win close games? Oklahoma State is 1-3 in Big 12 games that have been decided by four points or less. That includes a 72-69 loss to Baylor on Wednesday in Stillwater. “Every game in this … Read More