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

Texas picks up first Big 12 loss

The Associated Press February 20, 2011

Count Texas among those very impressed by Nebraska's upset of the No. 3 Longhorns. Brandon Richardson hit a pair of free throws with 7.2 seconds left to seal the Cornhuskers' 70-67 win on...

Slow shooting night fails to affect team; Texas still undefeated

Will Anderson February 17, 2011

In his short postgame press conference on Wednesday night, Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford talked mostly about the Longhorns and how polished they looked. He would know — Texas shot...

Hamilton’s first half sets tone against Pokes

Dan Hurwitz February 17, 2011

Jordan Hamilton scored all 15 points in the first half of Wednesday’s 73-55 win over Oklahoma State. The early spark helped Texas once again to get off to a first-half double-digit lead. He...

Hamilton’s first half sets tone against Pokes

Dan Hurwitz February 17, 2011

Jordan Hamilton scored all 15 points in the first half of Wednesday’s 73-55 win over Oklahoma State. The early spark helped Texas once again to get off to a first-half double-digit lead. He...

Texas starting out quickly, focusing on strong finishes

Dan Hurwitz February 16, 2011

Texas has had little difficulty getting off to fast starts in recent games. Since trailing by as much as 15 points in the first half against Kansas on Jan. 22 and by 11 at halftime of that game,...

Freshman Joseph quietly leading Longhorns

Will Anderson February 16, 2011

Freshman guard Cory Joseph is known as the quietest player on the team, so when he steps up and makes a statement, it tends to get noticed — even if he isn’t speaking with his mouth. Two...

Team hesitant of No. 1 ranking with six games left in Big 12 play

Dan Hurwitz February 14, 2011

Who would not want to be considered the best at what they do? “We don’t want No. 1,” said Texas forward Jordan Hamilton after Saturday’s 69-60 win against Baylor. “I...

Texas makes it 10 straight in the Big 12

Will Anderson February 13, 2011

After hitting the first of two free throws with 24 seconds to play, Gary Johnson stepped off the line, raised his hand into the air flashed a “Hook ‘Em” sign to the sellout crowd at...

Senior guard Balbay still setting tone for defense

Will Anderson February 11, 2011

These Longhorns (21-3) have no respect for records — at least losing ones. By beating Oklahoma on Wednesday night, they swept the two-game season series against the Sooners for the first time...

Texas tops OU to remain undefeated

Dan Hurwitz February 10, 2011

The cold weather outside in Norman only translated to cold shooting for Oklahoma. Texas once again shut down the Sooners 68-52 — a game in which the Longhorns never trailed. Texas now has...

Nebraska hits wall in final Big 12 season

Will Anderson February 9, 2011

In their final Big 12 season, the Cornhuskers are third to last in the conference and have lost three of their last four games. Nebraska started the season 13-2 until stumbling into league competition. “I...

Texas finding groove as favorable schedule nears

Dan Hurwitz February 9, 2011

Texas began the season outside The Associated Press Top 25. The Longhorns were picked to finish third in the Big 12 preseason poll. In short, neither the media nor league coaches expected Texas...