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WNBA Draft: 2 Longhorns selected to play professionally
April 19, 2020
The 2020 WNBA Draft saw two Longhorns join some of the best teams in the professional ranks, as senior forward Joyner Holmes and senior point guard Sug Sutton were taken 19th and 36th overall by the Seattle Storm and the Washington Mystics, respectively. Friday’s draft marked the first time since 2005 that multiple Texas players have been drafted in the same year.
Best Moment: Texas men’s tennis wins national championship amid admissions scandal
March 31, 2020
“When I came in, I told these guys on the first day that it wasn’t going to be about me,” Berque said. “It wasn’t a power trip. I wanted the best for them, and I wanted to help them lead this team.”
UT, NCAA close upcoming sporting events to fans
March 11, 2020
On the same day that the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a global pandemic, the NCAA made an announcement concerning championship events, including the 2020 college basketball postseason.
Texas gets Senior Day win, seal 3-seed in Big 12 tournament
March 9, 2020
For most of Sunday’s final regular-season game against Oklahoma State, it seemed as though Texas couldn’t shake the visiting Cowgirls. While the Longhorns led for nearly three quarters, their lead never felt safe until the final few minutes, as they finally pulled away on senior day with a 63-52 win.
Texas women’s basketball prepares for big road game at No. 25 TCU
February 26, 2020
Texas prepares for its matchup with No. 25 TCU after losing three of its last five games.
Longhorns fall to Kansas State 60-54 in nail-biter at home
February 22, 2020
When Kansas State and Texas met earlier this year in Manhattan, Kansas, the game came down to the final minute, where the Longhorns were able to stave off a comeback and win. This time, the visiting Wildcats returned the favor. Kansas State held off Texas in the fourth quarter to hand the Longhorns a 60-54 loss Saturday.
Texas women’s basketball prepares for Kansas State, looks to complete sweep
February 21, 2020
With just five games remaining in the regular season, the Longhorns have a limited number of opportunities to make a case to the NCAA Tournament selection committee that they deserve a spot. Saturday afternoon’s game against the Kansas State Wildcats is another chance to get a conference win that can only bolster Texas’ résumé heading into March.
Collier’s double-double helps boost Longhorns
February 18, 2020
On an experienced Texas team, sophomore center Charli Collier has emerged as a star this season.
Longhorns fall in road game to last-place Kansas
February 15, 2020
Head coach Karen Aston’s squad sure needed a pick-me-up going into Saturday night’s game in Lawrence, Kansas. The Longhorns headed into the matchup with the Jayhawks after an 18-point loss at home to Iowa State earlier this week.
Poor shooting dooms Texas, fall to Cyclones at home
February 13, 2020
Texas' poor shooting led to a 69-51 loss to Iowa State on Wednesday, leaving the women's team at a 15–8 record.
Longhorns look to sweep Iowa State, welcome Cyclones in upcoming home game
February 12, 2020
It wasn’t too long ago that Texas picked up its first conference win in a comeback victory over Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. On Wednesday, the Cyclones will try to return the favor and pick up a road victory in Austin.
Sutton leads Texas women’s basketball past Texas Tech in Lubbock for 81-66 win
February 10, 2020
Texas has proven itself as a stout rebounding team through the first 22 games of the regular season. Whether it’s offensive and defensive rebounding or even rebounding from a loss, the Longhorns always seem to land on their feet.
Texas unable to keep up with No. 2 Baylor, drops game at home
January 31, 2020
The five-game winning streak that brought the Longhorns into arguably the biggest home game of the year came to a grinding halt Friday night. “Three assists in a game? That tells it all,” Texas head coach Karen Aston said. “… When you have three assists and seven turnovers, you’re just throwing up stuff.” \
Texas rides 5-game win streak into colossal showdown with No. 2 Baylor
January 30, 2020
In the last four weeks, the Texas women’s basketball team has played eight games. That averages out to two games per week on top of practices and school obligations. Five of the past seven have been on the road, testing the Longhorns’ endurance over the last month.
Texas gets the job done in Norman, beats Sooners 70-53
January 28, 2020
Texas women's basketball upsets Oklahoma 70-53, making this their fifth-straight year to win against the Sooners.
Texas heads to Stillwater in search of important conference win
January 23, 2020
Apart from conference leader Baylor, who is a perfect 5–0 in conference play, the conference has seen an uptick in parity. Texas head coach Karen Aston mentions it in many of her press conferences, especially since her team had to grind for their last two victories over the two teams at the bottom of the conference standings.
Texas holds off Kansas behind veteran leadership
January 22, 2020
Although it was a tough game, Texas pulled through with a 85-77 win against Kansas.
Bracketology: Texas playing its way out of the bubble, gaining momentum
January 21, 2020
Texas women's basketball's last two conference wins have given them a .500 mark in the Big 12, but the pressure is still on to make it to the NCAA Tournament.
Texas survives late rally in Manhattan, beats Kansas State 71-63
January 20, 2020
Withstanding foul trouble, a road crowd and a late run by Kansas State, Texas women’s basketball closed out a win in the “Little Apple” of Manhattan, Kansas, for the Longhorns’ third road win of the season, beating the Wildcats 71-63.
Comeback falls short as Texas loses to No. 19 West Virginia on the road
January 12, 2020
Texas fell 68-63 to No. 19 West Virginia, bringing this season's Big 12 record to 1–2.
Texas returns from break, handles Northwestern State
December 30, 2019
Texas couldn’t have imagined a better way to head into the holiday season — a win over No. 1 Stanford at home catapulted them back into the Top 25. After a week off, the Longhorns stepped back into the Frank Erwin Center for a showdown against Northwestern State.
Texas prepares for nonconference test at Tennessee
December 6, 2019
After a 1-2 performance at the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Hawaii, the Longhorns will head to Knoxville, Tennessee, for a matchup against undefeated No. 17 Tennessee, who is coming off a 27-point win over Air Force.
Texas comes up short in final game of Rainbow Wahine Showdown
December 2, 2019
The Longhorns’ trip to Hawaii for the Rainbow Wahine Showdown ended with a loss to the host team, as the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine handed Texas its second defeat of their three games in Honolulu with a 73-60 victory in front of the home crowd at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Texas dominates Southern at home, builds momentum for Hawai'i tournament
November 25, 2019
From the get-go, Sunday’s early afternoon affair at the Frank Erwin Center against the visiting Southern Jaguars was all 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.
Holmes’ third double-double not enough, as Longhorns fall at home
November 19, 2019
For the second straight game, the Longhorns found themselves down early. However, unlike Thursday night’s game against UT-San Antonio, they also found themselves down at halftime by 19 points.
Texas overcomes slow start, handles UTSA in home opener
November 15, 2019
If Texas fans weren’t worried after an underwhelming scrimmage performance late last month, or after the preseason No. 15-ranked Longhorns lost their season opener to USF last Friday, there must have been at least a twinge of doubt early Thursday night as UTSA (2–1) jumped out to a 15-6 lead.
Transfer Karisma Ortiz' waiver denied by NCAA
November 7, 2019
Sophomore guard Karisma Ortiz knew she was going to transfer to Texas to play basketball back in May, just after her last visit to the Forty Acres. She fell in love with the campus and the culture, and her family could tell that her mind was made up.
Longhorns skate by Lubbock Christian in season-opening exhibition
October 29, 2019
A win is never a sure thing when your opponent comes in having won 2 of the last 4 national championships — even if those came at the Division II level.
Big 12 releases women’s basketball 2019-20 conference slate
September 18, 2019
The Big 12 Conference revealed the conference schedule on Wednesday for the upcoming 2019-20 women’s basketball season. Texas will begin their conference slate with a home game against TCU on Jan. 3.
Keys to the game: Texas will need ball in the hands of multiple players
September 5, 2019
The Longhorns welcome No. 6 LSU to Austin for the first meeting between the schools since 2003. Here’s what the No. 9 Longhorns will have to do if they’re going to beat the Tigers and take a huge step toward a College Football Playoff spot
Longhorns win first national championship in program history
May 19, 2019
On Sunday –– just as they did all season –– the Longhorns never let their focus waver, and eventually, they inevitably found themselves on top.
Staying Home: No. 2 Texas faces No. 24 California in first-ever home Round of 16 matchup
May 8, 2019
Second-ranked Texas has not been fazed by anything this year, not after 18-year head coach Michael Center was fired mid-season, not after falling in the Big 12 Championship game to Baylor, and certainly not now, as No. 24 California enters Austin for the NCAA Championship Round of 16 match on Saturday.
No. 2 Texas handles business at home, advances to sixth-straight Round of 16
May 5, 2019
Texas secured its sixth straight round of 16 appearance in the NCAA Championships after taking care of Tennessee Tech and South Florida on Friday and Saturday.
No. 2 Texas begins hunt for first national title in unconventional season
May 2, 2019
On Tuesday evening as the sun was setting over Austin, Texas, the men’s tennis team was busy posing for team photos, with the Tower dressed in burnt orange as a backdrop.
Top-seeded Texas fails to repeat conference titles, falls in championship to Baylor
April 21, 2019
Texas entered Lawrence, Kansas, for the Big 12 Championship as the No. 2 team in the country, having not lost a conference match in over 365 days, and looking to defend last year’s conference title.
No. 1 Texas clinches Big 12 regular season title with win over No. 21 Oklahoma
April 15, 2019
The last match of the season — a grudge match across the Red River border — clinched the Longhorns’ fifth outright Big 12 regular season championship and a perfect Big 12 record.
Top-ranked Longhorns escape Stillwater, edge out No. 26 Cowboys
April 15, 2019
Just a few days after becoming the first Texas men’s tennis team to ascend to the nation’s number one spot in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll, the Longhorns began their weekend in Oklahoma with a trip to Stillwater to face the No. 26 Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Sweet goodbye: No. 4 Texas sends off seniors with thrilling 4-3 win over No. 6 Baylor
March 31, 2019
On a roster of 10 players for the No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team, five of them played their last regular season match at Texas Tennis Center on Sunday, taking on the No. 6 Baylor Bears, who the Longhorns had beaten each of the past three years.
No. 4 Texas sweeps Big 12 opener, dominates Texas Tech
March 30, 2019
The No. 4 Texas Longhorns took to the Texas Tennis Center on Friday night seeking to open Big 12 play with a win, while also securing an 18–2 record, which would tie the school record for wins through 20 games.
No. 3 Texas suffers first home loss of season to No. 14 USC
March 24, 2019
The Texas Tennis Center was host to another top-15 matchup over the weekend, with No. 3 Texas meeting up with the No. 15 USC Trojans on Sunday afternoon.
No. 3 Texas notches another top-15 home win, moves to 17–1
March 23, 2019
The No. 3 Texas Longhorns — off an eight-day break from dispatching No. 1 Ohio State at home — continued their dominant home stand against No. 12 Columbia, dominating doubles play and making quick work of singles to take the match 6-1 and grabbing another top-15 win to remain perfect at the Texas Tennis Center this season.
Unfazed Longhorns upend top-ranked Ohio State
March 14, 2019
Arguably the two deepest men’s tennis teams in the country met Thursday as the top-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes rolled into town with a 16–1 record, looking to bounce back from their first loss of the season to No. 19 Texas A&M on Monday.
No. 3 Texas beats Rice, 5-2, amid head coaching scandal
March 12, 2019
The No. 3 Texas men’s tennis team handled business in the second round of their seven-match home stand, defeating the Rice Owls, 5-2, on a day in which head coach Michael Center was implicated in conspiracy to commit mail fraud.
University of Texas fires men’s tennis coach Michael Center in wake of national college admissions scheme
March 12, 2019
According to the complaint, Center is accused of accepting approximately $100,000 from “CW-1,” or Cooperating Witness 1. The $100,000 was “in exchange for which Center would designate a student as a recruit to the U-Texas tennis team, thereby facilitating his admission to U-Texas.”
Singles only: No. 3 Longhorns sweep NC State at home, move to 14–1
March 10, 2019
No. 3 Longhorns swept the field against No. 35 North Carolina to win the match 6-0, keeping them undefeated at home and starting their three-week, seven-match home stand with a victory.
Texas sweeps Incarnate Word 7-0 in impromptu home matchup
February 26, 2019
The No. 3 Longhorns improved to 12-1 on the season, dominating Incarnate Word in the impromptu match.
Solid travelers: No. 6 Longhorns down Tulsa, Arkansas, behind Ito’s strong outing
February 10, 2019
The 6th-ranked Texas men’s tennis team, who moved up two spots in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, began their month-long away stretch, which includes an appearance in the association’s National Indoor Championships later this week, by downing Tulsa 6-1 Friday in Oklahoma and then dispatching Arkansas 6-1 Sunday.
No. 8 Longhorns continue unbeaten season, defeat UTSA, TAMUCC
January 30, 2019
The Longhorns kept their winning streak alive with wins over UTSA and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday, defeating the Roadrunners 6-1 in the first match and the Islanders 4-0 in the second, to move to 6–0 on the season.
No. 8 men’s tennis opens home schedule with win over SMU
January 22, 2019
The eighth-ranked Longhorn men’s tennis team opened the year up at home with a dominating 6–1 victory over SMU — its 18th-straight win over the in-state rival Mustangs — and moved to 2–0 on the season.
Top-ranked women’s swimming and diving extends winning streak to 16, stays perfect
November 5, 2018
The No. 1-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team proved why it’s the best in the nation as they dominated Texas A&M, 172-123, on Friday at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Longhorn swimming and diving dominates Texas A&M for first win of season
November 5, 2018
Texas men’s swimming took no prisoners against the No. 12 Texas A&M Aggies on Friday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, coming away with a 180-113 victory led by Drew Kibler and John Shebat.
Women's Swimming crushes ranked opponents to open season
October 23, 2018
The No. 4 Texas women’s swimming and diving team opened their 2018-19 campaign by handily beating No. 6 Indiana and No. 19 Florida to extend their dual-meet winning streak to 15, which dates back to the 2016-17 season.
Hoping for title repeat, Men's Swimming drops opening meets in Austin
October 23, 2018
The top-ranked Texas men’s swimming and diving team fell in both of its dual-meet competitions against No. 3 Indiana University and No. 8 Florida on Saturday.