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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Senior Shay Holle keeps the ball away from an opponent on Feb. 4, 2024 at Texas game against Kansas State.

Shay Holle awarded 2023-2024 Academic All-America Team

Lia Hoang, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

Texas women's basketball senior Shay Holle was named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-America Team, the organization announced April 16th. Holle is the second player in Texas women’s...

Head coach Vic Schaefer talks with his team on March 24, 2024, after the Longhorns beat Alabama in the second round of the March Madness tournament.

Ultimate team player: how walk-on Sarah Graves impacted Texas women’s basketball’s star-studded team

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter April 18, 2024

The name Sarah Graves may not mean much to average fans of Texas women’s basketball. Yet, the once-walk-on sophomore guard impacts the team both in the practice gym and from the bench.  Graves started...

Head mens basketball coach Rodney Terry reacts to a play during Texas game against OSU on March 2, 2024.

Texas men’s basketball reloads with trio of transfers

Katie Borchetta and JT Bowen April 17, 2024

With many Texas men’s basketball players from the 2023-24 squad either running out the eligibility clock or entering the transfer portal, a multitude of holes needed to be filled ahead of next season....

Senior Shay Holle smiles and throws up her horns after defeating Alabama in the second round of March Madness on March 24, 2024.

Women’s basketball seniors DeYona Gaston, Shay Holle to take separate career paths after 4 years

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter April 15, 2024

At the end of every season, there are lots of changes to every team due to the transfer portal. Texas is no exception to this, and with the current seniors having an extra year of eligibility due to COVID-19,...

Head basketball coach Rodney Terry yells at his players during Texas game against OSU on March 2, 2024.

Texas men’s basketball looking to reload after multiple departures to transfer portal

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

With a move to the SEC looming, for the second consecutive year, Texas men’s basketball will look very different in a few months. Head coach Rodney Terry’s team has seen three players enter the...

Guard Rori Harmon plays against Baylor University on Feb. 6, 2022.

SEC in NCAA Tournament overview: how Texas women’s basketball’s future conference opponents held up

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

The 2024 NCAA women’s basketball season came to an end on Sunday as South Carolina was crowned national champion. Texas wrapped up its season in the Elite Eight versus NC State, but the season was nothing...

Graduate Student guard Shaylee Gonzales evades opponents as she dribbles the ball across the court on March 24, 2024. Gonzales had three steals and two assists in the second round game against Alabama, to help the Longhorns win 65-54.

Shaylee Gonzales declares for 2024 WNBA draft

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

Texas women’s basketball guard Shaylee Gonzales announced her declaration for the 2024 WNBA draft after six years of collegiate basketball. Gonzales announced her next steps through a post shared...

Guard Chendall Weaver high fives his teammates on the bench during Texas game against OSU in the Moody Center on March 2, 2024.

Assessing the rubble: Texas men’s hoops good, not great in 2024

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter April 1, 2024

With Texas men’s basketball’s tourney exit in the rearview, it’s time to examine what was a topsy-turvy year for the Longhorns. Once the interim label was officially lifted from Head Coach Rodney...

Guard Shaylee Gonzalez on March 22, 2024. Texas played Drexel during the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament.

Texas women’s basketball’s season ends falling to North Carolina State in Elite Eight

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter April 1, 2024

The seconds ticked away in the fourth quarter, and graduate guard Shaylee Gonzales could only look on from the bench. The leader who had been so crucial for the Longhorns couldn’t do anything but...

Texas women’s basketball defeats Gonzaga 69-47 to go back to the Elite Eight

Texas women’s basketball defeats Gonzaga 69-47 to go back to the Elite Eight

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter March 30, 2024

The game might have not looked promising in the early minutes, but top-seeded Texas women’s basketball found its pace to dominate Gonzaga for a 69-47 Sweet Sixteen win at the Moda Center in Portland,...

Forward Dylan Disu drives to the basket during Texas game against Oklahoma State on March 2, 2024. The Longhorns won the game 81-65.

Texas men’s basketball says goodbye to prominent players

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor March 25, 2024

After the tragic loss on Saturday night forced an end to the season, the only thing left for Texas men’s basketball to do is look to the future as many current Longhorn stars will graduate and leave...

The Texas Hellraisers shout Texas Fight during the 4th quarter of Texas game against Alabama on Sunday. The Longhorns defeated the Crimson Tide 65-54, to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

Fans, special guests brought life to Moody Center in first 2 rounds of NCAA Tournament

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter March 25, 2024

A mix of special players and fans kept Texas women’s basketball dancing. The top seeded team defeated Drexel and Alabama at home and is now moving on to the Sweet 16 in Portland, where the Longhorns...

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