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


Young Horns face tough challenge

Sameer Bhuchar January 20, 2012

As if things couldn’t get any tougher for the Longhorns, now they have to prepare for a battle against one of the most storied programs in college basketball, No. 7 Kansas. Coming from a heartbreaking...

Brown beginning to get the help he needs

Christian Corona January 20, 2012

J’Covan Brown was practically unstoppable last weekend against Missouri. The junior guard drilled his first three shots from beyond the arc, giving him nine points before 12 minutes had been played. Even...


Longhorns fall to Wildcats on the road

Austin Laymance January 19, 2012

Texas lost the ball, and then the game. The Longhorns’ 16th turnover of the night squandered a furious second-half comeback and led to Kansas State’s final basket as UT lost, 84-80, on Wednesday...


Offense, calm nerves key to immediate success for Longhorns

Sameer Bhuchar January 18, 2012

The learning curve for this Texas basketball team (12-5, 2-2 Big 12) is steep considering the light-years ahead the elite Big 12 teams are in terms of experience and size, and assistant coach Chris Ogden...


Big 12 conference among country’s best

Austin Laymance January 18, 2012

The current Big 12 format will be in place for this season only, a shame considering the conference is among the most competitive nationally from top to bottom. The Big 12 is the only league with three...


NCAA tourney berth still within reach

Austin Laymance January 17, 2012

While most students packed up and headed home for the holiday break, the Longhorns played seven games. Texas went undefeated at home, beating Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, Rice and Temple. Still, the...

Longhorns’ lack of experience will hold them back

Sameer Bhuchar January 17, 2012

In light of the current state of political news around the country, allow me to extend this metaphor. The Texas basketball team is the Jon Huntsman of the Big 12 this year. Everyone wanted him to win,...

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Longhorns drop another road game to Tigers, 84-73

Austin Laymance January 15, 2012

J'Covan Brown dazzled individually for the Longhorns, but Missouri collectively outplayed Texas and the hot-shooting Tigers continued UT's road woes.   Brown put on an offensive display...


Lewis leads Texas to victory over Aggies

Austin Laymance January 13, 2012

Julien Lewis made the most of his lone opportunity to play Texas A&M at home. The freshman guard broke out of a shooting slump and poured in a team-high 16 points to lead Texas (12-4; 2-1 Big 12)...

Longhorns overcome poor half, take down ‘Pokes

Austin Laymance January 8, 2012

It wasn't pretty, but Texas held off Oklahoma State, 58-49, Saturday in the Longhorns' Big 12 home opener. Both teams struggled from the field in the first half, including a five-minute drought...

Tarheels outmatch Longhorns, end seven-game win streak

Sameer Bhuchar December 22, 2011

It was revenge for No. 6 North Carolina and a sad dose of reality for the Longhorns who were undersized and outmatched in Wednesday night’s 82-63 loss. Led by Harrison Barnes’ 26 point 10...

Texas wins again with help from Kabongo

Sameer Bhuchar December 18, 2011

Myck Kabongo turned in a career-high 18 point performance and the Longhorns overcame a poor first half to topple Temple 77-65 for their seventh straight win. Down 34-31 at halftime, the Longhorns...

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