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

Terry and Paulino leave Texas for greener coaching pastures

Trey Scott April 8, 2011

  Rodney Terry, an assistant basketball coach at Texas for the past nine years, has been named head men’s basketball coach at Fresno State. With Terry’s help, the Longhorns have...

Missouri begins search for head coach

Austin Laymance March 29, 2011

  Purdue head coach Matt Painter is on the wish list for Missouri’s vacant coaching position and will meet with school officials Wednesday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday.    Missouri...

College basketball has no choice but to implement instant replay

Will Anderson March 25, 2011

There, but for the lack of instant replay, go I. A number of college basketball coaches must be repeating that phrase to themselves this week as they reflect on their second- and third-round tournament...

Kansas’ twin towers

Will Anderson March 22, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — Across the country, from the East to West coasts, one surname is causing college basketball players in this month’s NCAA tournament to pause: Morris. Morris, as in the...

Johnson’s college career ends too soon with loss to Arizona

Dan Hurwitz March 22, 2011

You’ve got to feel bad for Gary Johnson. He just ran out of time. He picked up the 686th and final rebound of his college career, but before any shot could be taken or any foul could be made,...

Gillispie chosen to replace Knight as Raiders’ coach

Austin Laymance March 22, 2011

Billy Gillispie is back in the Big 12. Texas Tech hired the former Texas A&M head coach Sunday, agreeing to a five-year contract, the school said in a news release. “Over the past...

Brown’s effort not enough

Will Anderson March 21, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — J’Covan Brown couldn’t shake the hands of Arizona players after the game as he lay prostrate on the floor of the BOK Center. He wouldn’t look his teammates in...

Longhorns fall to Wildcats in third round of NCAA tournament

Dan Hurwitz March 21, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — Cory Joseph usually looks for his teammates to make two or three cuts on an inbounds pass. With 14 seconds remaining and Texas up two points, Joseph decided he was only going to...

Longhorns survive physical test against Grizzlies

Dan Hurwitz March 18, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — Cory Joseph looked like he had just got out of a 12-round title fight. In the locker room, bandages of all different shapes and sizes were out. Icepacks were near. And a trainer...

Oakland, Texas turn up speed in second-round game

Will Anderson March 18, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — Texas coach Rick Barnes talked all season about his team’s willingness and ability to play up-tempo. On Friday, he got a chance to show that speed off. The second-round...

Oakland offers unique test in first NCAA game

Will Anderson March 18, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — Usually, calling someone a dog is an insult. But when referring to Texas forward Tristan Thompson, Oakland head coach Greg Kampe meant it as praise. “I have a dog,...

Men’s basketball: Horns recall tourney memories

Dan Hurwitz March 17, 2011

TULSA, Okla. — Every time the video montage is played prior to a Texas home game, someone will either glance over at assistant coach Kenton Paulino and smile or give him a little nudge. One...