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Texas women’s basketball elevated by all-male practice squad
January 20, 2020
For Texas women's basketball, strength in the team comes not just from their work on the field, but from working hard in practice. The Texas male practic squad helps this happen.
Longhorns rebound from West Virginia loss with blowout of Texas Tech
January 15, 2020
In many ways, Texas Women’s Basketball’s 92-66 victory over Texas Tech was the perfect depiction of the Longhorns’ season so far — shaky at times, with shimmers of greatness.
Texas improves Big 12 record in comeback win over Iowa State
January 9, 2020
When Iowa State went up 11-0 during the first quarter of its game against Texas on Monday, the Longhorns looked outmatched. But the Longhorns eventually found a rhythm, running away with the game in their 81-75 comeback win in Ames, Iowa.
Texas falls to TCU in Big 12 opener
January 3, 2020
Texas has been battling it out with tough, nonconference opponents on the basketball court since October. But in many ways, the No. 25 Longhorns’ Friday night game against TCU to open Big 12 play was like the start of a new season — one Texas began with a loss.
Down go the Cardinal: Longhorns receive early Christmas present in upset of No. 1 Stanford
December 22, 2019
The start of the 2019-20 season has been a roller coaster ride for Texas women’s basketball, but on Sunday afternoon, the Longhorns upset No. 1 Stanford 69-64 in an emotional home game that could reset the trajectory of their season.
Texas upsets Tennessee in UT clash
December 8, 2019
Even though Texas traveled over 1,000 miles to face No. 17 Tennessee, the Longhorns looked right at home — almost. The sea of orange in the stands at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville and the big T’s on fans’ hats paralleled game scenes in Austin. But the shade of orange wasn’t quite the same, and fans flashing the “Horns Down” gesture indicated that Texas was the enemy.
Opponents to watch: Coleman, Howard star on defense for Tech
November 25, 2019
After facing game-changers like LSU’s Joe Burrow, Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb and Kansas’ Pooka Williams Jr. throughout the season, the Longhorns’ rollercoaster of a year will end on Black Friday when Texas hosts Texas Tech. Here are four Red Raiders to watch in Texas’ regular season finale.
Higgs returning to form nearly year after season-ending injury
November 25, 2019
Nearly one year after tearing her ACL, senior guard Lashann Higgs is ready for a big season.
Opponents to watch: Brewer, Lynch bring grit to Waco matchup
November 21, 2019
When Texas heads to Waco, Texas, for a matchup against the Bears, it will have to fend off a rigid defense and a dual-threat quarterback looking to prove his doubters wrong. Here are four Baylor players to watch Saturday against Texas:
Longhorns cruise to victory in front of young fans
November 20, 2019
Between the grade school kids singing the national anthem before tipoff and the early 11 a.m. slot, the tone of Texas’ matchup against UT-Rio Grande Valley felt different than most other games the Longhorns compete in.
Longhorns welcome UTRGV, 40 Acres field trip guests in early matchup
November 20, 2019
Following Texas’ blowout loss to Arizona on Sunday, the Longhorns left the Frank Erwin Center in a state of confusion about what went wrong and how they could fix their issues moving forward. The Longhorns will try to answer the questions surrounding their play when they match up against UTRGV at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Longhorns look for answers following beatdown against Arizona
November 18, 2019
In basketball, teams either live by the three or they die by the three. Bloodshed was absent in Texas’ physical Sunday matchup against Arizona, but the Longhorns were still destroyed by the Wildcats’ aggressive shooting attack early on.
Collier leads Longhorns over UTSA with career performance
November 15, 2019
Costly turnovers and poor shooting from Texas allowed the Roadrunners to score quickly. But then, sophomore center Charli Collier reined the Longhorns in.
Opponents to watch: Purdy, Petersen bring heat in cold Ames matchup
November 14, 2019
Here are four Iowa State players to watch this weekend against Texas:
Texas seeks redemption in upcoming home games
November 14, 2019
Despite double-double performances from senior forward Joyner Holmes and sophomore center Charli Collier, Texas fell to South Florida in a tough road game last Friday night. “Friday was a learning experience for us in Tampa, and I really thought that it would be,” Texas head coach Karen Aston said.
Texas falls to South Florida in ‘ugly’ season opener
November 9, 2019
Holmes has been nursing a right ankle injury for the better part of a month. However, the forward showed no signs of slowing down, leading the Horns in a game that was a dog fight from start to finish. Several times in the matchup, one team got hot as the other went cold.
Longhorns stay resilient ahead of tough road matchup
November 8, 2019
Texas women’s basketball begins its quest for a Big 12 title and NCAA tournament berth Friday when the No. 15 Longhorns travel to Tampa to face South Florida in the season opener.
Opponents to watch: Anderson, Blacklock present challenges on both sides of ball
October 24, 2019
Several questions now surround the Longhorns, who will travel to face a TCU team boasting a star defensive tackle and a productive running back. Here are four Horned Frog players to watch this weekend against Texas:
Opponents to watch: Williams is force out of backfield
October 18, 2019
On Saturday, the struggling Kansas Jayhawks will provide the Longhorns with a great opportunity to add another game to their win column, but a star running back might stand in Texas’ way. Here are four Kansas players to watch against Texas this weekend:
Adversity prepares Holmes for her senior season
October 17, 2019
Senior forward Joyner Holmes embodies the comeback story. Since the conclusion of her freshman season in 2017, Holmes’ tenure at Texas has been characterized by a constant battle to get back on the court.
Opponents to Watch: Hurts, Lamb spark Oklahoma offense
October 10, 2019
The Longhorns will be challenged with containing strong defensive starters, an emerging wide receiver and a talented transfer quarterback from that school down in Tuscaloosa. Here are four Oklahoma players to watch Saturday against Texas:
Looking to the future: Comparing Texas’ and Oklahoma’s 2020 recruiting classes
October 9, 2019
Despite Oklahoma's domination in the Big 12, Norman is not the top destination in the conference for the class of 2020 recruits. That title would belong to its rival — Texas.
Opponents to watch: Stills, Washington star on defense
October 3, 2019
Here are four West Virginia players to watch out for when Texas travels to Morgantown, West Virginia, this weekend:
Longhorns gear up for new season
September 30, 2019
Texas women’s basketball returns in less than a month. Head coach Karen Aston addressed the media Monday to discuss the upcoming season ahead of the team’s first practice on Tuesday.
Texas Ex Ariel Atkins shines in Game One of WNBA Finals
September 30, 2019
Two years ago, Ariel Atkins was an integral piece of an elite Texas squad. Now the standout guard is performing the same intrinsic role at the professional level on women’s basketball’s biggest stage.
Celeste Taylor is a ‘perfect fit’ at Texas
September 25, 2019
Celeste Taylor had opportunities to continue her basketball career at some of the best Division I programs in the country. Stanford, Ohio State and Notre Dame were just a few of the big names that put offers on the table. But when it came time to make a decision about her future, Taylor chose to play ball at Texas.
Opponents to watch: Wallace, Green will force Texas to come up with big plays
September 19, 2019
When the Cowboys arrive in Austin this weekend for Texas’ first game of conference play, the Longhorns will be tasked with limiting a stud at wide receiver and overcoming a solid cornerback duo. Here are four Oklahoma State players to watch for Saturday:
Opponents to watch: Calderon is hope for defense amid quarterback crisis
September 12, 2019
Before the Longhorns take on the Big 12 starting next Saturday, they will have the opportunity to rebound against a struggling Rice team. Here are four Owls players to watch for on Saturday.
Opponents to watch: Burrow emerges with few holes in game
September 6, 2019
Watch for these four Tiger players when they take the field against Texas on Saturday
Opponents to watch: Robertson, Baker pack punch on defense
August 30, 2019
In just over a week, Texas will host one of the nation’s top teams in the No. 6 LSU Tigers. But before the Longhorns prepare for one of the biggest games of their season, they must first face a Louisiana Tech squad with talent on both sides of the ball.
Piperi, relay teams outshine Big 12 rivals at National Relay Championships
April 28, 2019
Texas track & field shined at the National Relay Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, over the weekend. Besting Big 12 rivals Baylor, TCU and Kansas State, both the men and women’s teams landed in second place at the meet, only falling behind host Arkansas.
Track season heats up for Longhorns in road meets
April 21, 2019
Although the NCAA Track and Field Championships will take place in Austin this June, the Texas track & field team still has a few remaining trips this season in order to get there.
Going the distance: Track stars Rogers, Worley reflect on six-year friendship
April 17, 2019
When distance runners Alex Rogers and Sam Worley first met, they didn’t know that they would both find a home at Texas — or that they would become best friends. The story of Rogers and Worley’s friendship began in the fall of 2013 when the two were cross country teammates at Canyon High School. However, they didn’t instantly connect.
Original lacrosse team reunites
April 10, 2019
The Etter-Harbin Alumni Center filled with chatter, laughs and nostalgia on Saturday evening at the inaugural Texas Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction Banquet.
Worley wins mile, Burt performs in hurdles on final day of Texas Relays
March 30, 2019
The Texas Relays began on Wednesday, but Saturday afternoon on the last day of competition was when the action really got started. With crowds filling the stands, Mike A. Myers Stadium was alive and so was the meet, which was characterized by fast running, high flying, Olympian sightings and a lot of wind.
Texas men’s distance medley relay wins in team effort on Day Three of Texas Relays
March 29, 2019
There was no escaping the sun’s rays Friday night at Texas Relays. But the temperature wasn’t too much for the Longhorn men, who brought some heat of their own.
Rogers wins big on second day of Texas Relays
March 29, 2019
With lights shining bright at Mike A. Myers Stadium and the crowd cheering loudly in the stands, the stage was set for the second day of the 92nd Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
As she embraces the spotlight, Kynnedy Flannel competes with herself
March 26, 2019
Track athletes are always racing — against others, against the clock and against themselves. Kynnedy Flannel knows this reality better than anyone.
Longhorns dominate throws in first meet of outdoor season
March 16, 2019
Texas track & field got off to a solid start at the UTSA Invitational in San Antonio on Friday and Saturday. The Longhorns dominated the throws and turned in other noteworthy performances in the first meet of the outdoor season.
Longhorn men fall short of lofty goals at NCAA Championships
March 10, 2019
Although Texas finished within the Top 15 for the first time since 2016, underachievement rang strong at the conclusion of the NCAA meet Saturday.
After securing Big 12 Title, Longhorns await NCAA Indoor Championships
March 8, 2019
This year, 11 Longhorns and two relay teams qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships.
Longhorn women capture conference title in big weekend at Big 12s
February 24, 2019
The Longhorns’ appearance at the Big 12 Indoor Championship in Lubbock over the weekend highlighted track & field as a sport at the intersection of collectivism and individuality. Texas’ outing up north resulted in a championship title for the women’s team as well as a slew of personal victories.
Burt, Piperi and Worley bring home individual honors at Big 12s
February 24, 2019
With a fifth-place finish at the conclusion of the meet, the weekend did not end in a Big 12 title for Track & Field men.
Longhorns look towards postseason in regular season finales
February 17, 2019
Texas concluded the indoor regular season this past weekend with strong performances at the Aggie Twilight in College Station and the JDL DMR Invitational in Winston-Salem. But the Longhorns’ showings were stepping stones en route to greater goals.