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Buying Bevo: If Texas was a stock, market signals indicate it’s time to get in now

Wall Street loves a good story. Corporate executives spend time with shareholders, research analysts and the public talking up their companies in hopes of goosing the stock price — the ultimate arbiter of success or failure. But sometimes, blue chip stocks get so oversold, so beaten … Read More

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Sutton, Joyner represent Texas on USA U-19 national team

Joyner Holmes and Alecia Sutton, freshmen on the University of Texas women’s basketball team last season, have been named to the USA Basketball U-19 World Cup Team roster, it was announced on Sunday afternoon. The two Longhorns were selected from 32 of the nation’s top 19-and-under women’s basketball athletes following … Read More

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Social reaction: Longhorns, current and former, celebrate graduation day

Over the weekend, a total of 80 current and former University of Texas athletes participated in graduation ceremonies. For some, it marked the end of a four-year journey of self discovery on and off the playing field. For others, graduation meant returning to the campus they once wowed with athletic … Read More

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UConn, Tennessee highlight Texas basketball’s non-conference schedule

The University of Texas women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season will include powerhouses UConn, Tennessee and Florida State. This season’s non-conference opponents compiled a 185-106 (.636) record last season and three of UT’s non-league foes are ranked among the nation’s top teams according to ESPN.com’s “Way-Too-Early Preseason … Read More

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The history of the Frank C. Erwin Jr. Special Events Center

In the spring of 2017, the University of Texas announced plans of a new athletic venue to house indoor sports such as men’s and women’s basketball in what was one of the early steps taken to replace the flan-shaped Frank C. Erwin Jr. Special Events Center. The Erwin Center has … Read More

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Texas recruit Chasity Patterson named best in state

Chasity Patterson, a University of Texas signee, has been named Texas Ms. Basketball by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. Patterson, a 5-foot-5 point guard from Houston, Texas, is the nation’s No. 4 overall recruit and the No. 1 point guard in the class of 2017, according to espnW Hoop … Read More

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Texas pair invited to attend USA Basketball World Cup team trials

Texas freshmen Joyner Holmes and Alecia Sutton are among 33 players nationally who have received invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team trials May 18-21 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Athletes for this team must be 19 years old … Read More

Ho-hum, another All-American? Destiny Littleton gives Texas another big scorer

Destiny Littleton said she noticed a missing piece from the Texas lineup while watching the Longhorns’ Sweet 16 loss to Stanford during the NCAA Tournament last month. The Longhorns, she said, needed a perimeter shooter to complement Brooke McCarty, their junior point guard. Did Littleton have anybody in mind? “Texas … Read More

McDonald’s All-American leaves USC, chooses to play for Texas

Texas was satisfied to enter the 2017-18 season with two new McDonald’s All-America basketball players. On Tuesday night, the Longhorns unexpectedly received a pledge from a third. Destiny Littleton, a 5-9 guard from La Jolla, Calif., announced on her Twitter account that she will be a Longhorn next season. Littleton, … Read More

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Texas hires sports performance coach for women’s basketball team

On Monday, Texas women’s basketball coach Karen announced that Zack Zillner has been named sports performance coach for the Longhorns. Zillner will develop, implement and supervise the training regimen for the Texas women’s basketball team in various areas — speed, strength, agility, conditioning and flexibility. He also will work collaboratively … Read More

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Texas Coach Karen Aston to serve on USA Basketball committee

Big 12 Coach of the Year Karen Aston has been appointed to the USA Basketball Women’s Junior National Team Committee, it was announced Monday. George Washington head coach Jennifer Rizzotti will serve as chair of the USA Basketball Women’s Junior National Team Committee. Kara Lawson Barling, a 2008 gold medalist, will … Read More

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Texas post Kelsey Lang looks forward to WNBA tryout in Dallas on Sunday

After a stellar career at Texas, senior post Kelsey Lang is eager to start a new basketball chapter in her life. It begins Sunday. In Dallas. The 6-5 Longhorns post signed a training camp contract with the Dallas Wings of the WNBA on Monday. “I’m just really excited to have … Read More

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Texas post Kelsey Lang receives invitation from Dallas Wings to work out with WNBA team

The Dallas Wings announced Monday that University of Texas center Kelsey Lang has been signed to a training camp contract. Also, the Wings have signed BYU forward Kalani Purcel. “We look forward to Kalani and Kelsey joining a highly competitive training camp,” Wings President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Bibb … Read More

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Texas athletics wants students’ feedback on the fan experience

The University of Texas wants to improve the fan experience and help get more students at games. On Monday, the university’s Twitter account sent out a survey asking students for input so it could “enhance” the Texas sports experience. Some of the questions included asking if the student was an … Read More

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Texas women rank fourth in ESPN’s (way too early) basketball poll for 2017-18

In the opinion of one publication, the Texas women’s basketball team continues to get closer to its goal of reaching the Final Four. On Monday, the Longhorns were ranked No. 4 in ESPN.com’s Way-Too-Early Top 25 for the 2017-18 season. According to ESPN bracketologist Charlie Creme, the Longhorns experienced backcourt … Read More

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Texas post Kelsey Lang among hopefuls for Thursday night’s WNBA draft

Among those who will be monitoring the WNBA draft on Thursday night is Kelsey Lang, who just completed her eligibility at the University of Texas. The draft will begin at 6 p.m. in Chicago. Lang hopes to follow former teammate Imani Boyette, who was drafted by the Chicago Sky in … Read More

A Q&A with Karen Aston: Big 12, NCAA championships remain in Texas’ vision

Karen Aston is certain that her basketball team has the players, coaching staff and tradition to make a run at a Big 12 championship. An NCAA title is in her vision, too. When those milestones become realities is the only question. Aston, who just completed her fifth season as Texas’ … Read More

Questions abound, but new arena requires laserlike focus from Longhorns

Friday’s pronouncement that Texas will probably build a new multipurpose arena in the parking lot just south of Mike A. Myers Stadium and Soccer Field should make every Longhorn bolt upright and summon laserlike focus. Now, arguably more than ever, it’s time for Texas … Read More

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New University of Texas basketball arena: What people are saying

Officials at The University of Texas announced Friday that they have decided on a location for the university’s new basketball arena, one that would replace the Frank Erwin Center. The new arena will be built on campus, probably in the parking lot south of the Mike A. Myers Stadium and Soccer … Read More

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WATCH: Texas signee Chasity Patterson wins McDonald’s three-point contest

A future Longhorn can count herself among the nation’s top three-point threats. A member of Texas’ 2017 recruiting class, Patterson won the McDonald’s All American three-point contest on Monday. Patterson missed every shot out of her first rack of basketballs. She, however, heated up and connected on nine of her … Read More