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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

A quick look at the West Regional

Dan Hurwitz March 14, 2011

Whether the Longhorns deserve to be a four seed or not, there is nothing they can do about it. The road to Houston would have definitely been much easier had Texas been awarded a two or three seed....

Men’s basketball video: Goodbye from Kansas City

Dan Hurwitz and Will Anderson March 13, 2011

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Horns can’t execute without Thompson

Will Anderson March 13, 2011

KANSAS CITY, MO – Execution. The word has become common when talking about Texas basketball. Or at least Rick Barnes and his players make it common. No, I’m not talking about the...

Horns lose in Big 12 finals

Will Anderson March 13, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Much was made of the words that Markieff Morris said to the Longhorns on Friday. All that will go down in the record books is the performance Markieff and his twin Marcus...

Texas earns Big 12 finals bid with A&M win

Dan Hurwitz March 12, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the Longhorns were about to take the floor for their game against Texas A&M, Kansas’ Markieff Morris, fresh from an interview with the media following the Jayhawks’...

Hamilton, Middleton renew rivalry in Big 12 semis

Will Anderson March 12, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The second Big 12 semifinal revisited a young and budding rivalry. Texas and Texas A&M met for the 220th time overall, a historic number. But the fresher and more exciting...

Men’s basketball video: Update from Big 12 tournament

Will Anderson and Dan Hurwitz March 11, 2011

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Tournament has share of upsets, nail-biters so far

Dan Hurwitz and Will Anderson March 11, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With only three ranked Big 12 teams, it looked like the early rounds of the conference tournament might turn into blowouts. So far, that scenario has not materialized....

Texas takes big lead in first half, refuses to let up against Sooners

Dan Hurwitz March 11, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thursday’s first half brought back memories of Texas’ 11-game win streak to open Big 12 play. The Longhorns got up early. They got up even more. And they didn’t...

Senior role player Lucas propels Texas into semis

Dan Hurwitz March 11, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For most of the season, Jai Lucas has been the ninth man in a nine-man rotation that the Longhorns run. His minutes would vary game by game. He played as much as 30 against...

Nebraska plays last game in Big 12

Austin Laymance March 10, 2011

For the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the end came too early. Wednesday’s 53-52 loss to Oklahoma State in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament effectively sealed the Cornhuskers’ fate,...

Jayhawks look to bring home hardware

Will Anderson March 9, 2011

The Jayhawks locked up their 10th Big 12 regular season title over the weekend and ensured themselves a difficult road to the championship game of the conference tournament, which begins today in Kansas...