Chris Beard named Texas men’s basketball head coach
After a successful stint at Texas Tech, Chris Beard is heading to Austin to become the Longhorns 25th men’s basketball head coach.
South Carolina drubs Texas 62-34 to reach Final Four
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Zia Cooke scored 16 points and South Carolina used its stifling defense to advance to the Final Four for the third time, shutting down Texas for a 62-34 victory Tuesday night. Top-seeded South Carolina blocked 14 shots, nine by Laeticia Amihere, and held No. 6 Texas to 23% shooting. The Longhorns […]
Texas’ Vic Schaefer must get through South Carolina again
In a career of major milestones and championship achievements, Texas coach Vic Schaefer just can’t seem to get past South Carolina when it counts the most. The veteran coach in his first year with the Longhorns gets another chance Tuesday night as his sixth-seeded team plays the No. 1 seed Gamecocks (25-4) in the Hemisfair […]
Texas slows Maryland, gets to Elite Eight with 64-61 win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charli Collier scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 6 Texas shut down No. 2 Maryland’s high-powered offense for a 64-61 win Sunday night that sent the Longhorns to the Elite Eight as the lowest seed still alive in the women’s NCAA Tournament. The Terrapins had the highest-scoring offense […]
Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette’s program
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shaka Smart is leaving Texas to return to his home state to coach Marquette. Marquette announced the hiring on Friday. It comes a week after Marquette fired Steve Wojciechowski and Smart’s Texas team was upset 53-52 by Abilene Christian in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. “Throughout the search, one individual […]
Sanders signs with Longhorns
Ja’Tavion Sanders highlights the Class of 2021 recruiting class for the Longhorns. As the only five-star recruit in the class, Sanders will try to help UT capture a Big 12 championship.
Texas advances to Sweet 16 with 71-62 win over UCLA
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 24 points, Kyra Lambert added 17 and No. 6 seed Texas beat third-seeded UCLA 71-62 on Wednesday night to advance to the Sweet 16. The start of the game was delayed about 25 minutes because Iowa State and Texas A&M went into overtime on the court on the […]
Collier paces Texas women in win over NCAA 1st-timer Bradley
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Charli Collier had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 6 seed Texas beat Bradley 81-62 in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Monday night. Collier swished a 3-pointer from the top of the key to end the first quarter, capping a 13-0 run that put the […]
Texas stunner: No. 14 Abilene Christian ousts ‘Horns 53-52
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Pleasant slowed his breath and calmed himself. In the most pressure-packed moment of his college career for Abilene Christian, Pleasant’s two free throws were perfect from a spot where he’d struggled in the past. When he intercepted a final desperation pass from Texas, then Pleasant and the rest of his teammates […]
Longhorns aim to make a run in NCAA Tournament
With a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament, the Texas Longhorns will look to make it back to the Final Four for the first time since 2003.