Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Raptors hire Mavericks assistant Casey

The Associated Press June 23, 2011

TORONTO — Dwane Casey hopes to bring a rugged, NHL-style of defense to his newest job in the NBA. The Toronto Raptors hired Casey as their coach Tuesday, nine days after the Dallas assistant...

Tony Parker could be traded as Spurs look to get younger

Christian Corona June 23, 2011

The trio that brought a trio of titles to San Antonio could be split up. Tony Parker has spent the entirety of his 10-year NBA career in San Antonio, but the Spurs are rumored to be considering...

Thompson needing improvement to succeed in NBA

Sameer Bhuchar June 23, 2011

Tristan Thompson was never expected to stay in Texas long. After his first year with the Longhorns, Thompson decided he was ready to take his talents to the NBA. However, if a singular look at his...

Texas trio latest batch of impressive pro talent

Sara Beth Purdy June 23, 2011

Tonight, three Longhorns will be watching for their name in the 2011 NBA Draft. Tristan Thompson, Cory Joseph and Jordan Hamilton have all chosen to forgo the rest of their eligibility at Texas. Last...

Joseph hoping choice to go pro will pay off

Christian Corona June 23, 2011

No one expected Jordan Hamilton or Tristan Thompson back. But Cory Joseph? He was supposed to be a crucial component of the Texas backcourt next season. Instead, Joseph chose to go pro. His decision...

Talented Hamilton expected to go early

Nick Cremona June 23, 2011

After two years, it is finally time for Jordan Hamilton to part ways with Austin. The 6-foot-8 combo guard came in as a supremely raw talent, oozing with potential. His first year as a Longhorn was...

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Texas lawmakers criticize raise for Rick Barnes

The Associated Press May 12, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — Several Texas senators on Thursday criticized the recent $200,000 raise for Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes, calling it “nuts” and “tone deaf” during...

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Another year could benefit Thompson

Will Anderson April 25, 2011

One weekend truly makes all the difference for Texas basketball. What looked like an easy top-five pick at this time last week is now a team without a solid place in the national picture —...

Three Longhorns declare for NBA draft

Will Anderson April 24, 2011

Speculation came to an end on Friday when three Texas basketball players announced they were entering their names into consideration for the 2011 NBA draft, including freshman forward Tristan Thompson...

Texas bracing for life without Thompson or Hamilton

Will Anderson April 22, 2011

The deadline for entering the NBA draft is Sunday, which means Longhorns Tristan Thompson and Jordan Hamilton have some decisions to make. The Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday that sources...

Five-star recruit remains Barnes’ only commit for class of 2012

Will Anderson April 21, 2011

Men’s basketball head coach Rick Barnes is already on the hunt for recruits for the class of 2012. Here’s a look at some of the potential future Longhorns. Cameron Ridley — C,...

Longhorns find their next associate coach

Will Anderson April 14, 2011

Just like that, the coaching carousel comes to a stop for Texas. The University announced on Tuesday the hiring of Rob Lanier, a former Texas assistant who spent the last four seasons at Florida. It...