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

No. 2 Kansas presents test for Barnes’ young team

Will Anderson January 21, 2011

Heading into Saturday’s matchup in Lawrence, Texas and Kansas are the only remaining undefeated teams in conference play, but the two teams have taken different paths to get there. The...

Texas takes to glass to edge Aggies, remains undefeated in Big 12

Will Anderson January 20, 2011

The most important number from Wednesday’s game was eight — not the margin of victory but the Longhorns’ advantage on the glass. Texas A&M came into the game averaging 11.6...

Longhorns roll over rival Texas A&M in rout

Dan Hurwitz January 20, 2011

When this week’s two college basketball polls were released, the voters had a tough time distinguishing between the No. 10 and No. 11 ranked teams. The AP voters had the Longhorns 10th and the...

Team’s chemistry much improved

Will Anderson January 19, 2011

It’s hard to compare this year’s team with the one from last season. For starters, the 2009-10 squad had three eventual NBA draft picks, not to mention a top-5 recruiting class. They...

Fearless Brown quickly gaining Barnes’ trust

Dan Hurwitz January 19, 2011

J’Covan Brown is fearless. So when it came to the Longhorns being down by one point with two seconds remaining against then-No. 8 Connecticut, Rick Barnes knew exactly who he wanted making...

Hamilton sinks 5 treys and Texas cruises in Big 12 opener

Will Anderson January 15, 2011

The only things missing from Jordan Hamilton’s performance in Saturday’s win over Oklahoma were a cape and red block-letter ‘S’ emblazoned on his chest. Hamilton tied a career...

Walker seals UConn win in overtime

The Associated Press January 9, 2011

For 40 minutes, Texas made life hard for the nation's leading scorer. Overtime, however, was Kemba Walker's time. Walker made a desperate from-the-hip 3-pointer, then nailed the game-winner...

Horns topple No. 12 Michigan State

The Associated Press December 23, 2010

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The scoreboard at Michigan State's arena malfunctioned. The Spartans did on the court, too. Jordan Hamilton scored 21 points, Tristan Thompson had 17 points and...

Joseph’s last-minute jumper lifts Horns over UNC

The Associated Press December 18, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Freshman Cory Joseph hit a turnaround jumper over Dexter Strickland with 1.4 seconds left to help No. 22 Texas beat North Carolina 78-76 on Saturday. Joseph had a season-high...

Longhorns face tough schedule during holidays

Dan Hurwitz December 8, 2010

When we return to school on Jan. 17, we will have a lot better picture of what Texas is capable of. Six weeks from now, Longhorn fans may start circling their calendars for an early April Final Four...

Hamilton heads home to face USC

Dan Hurwitz December 3, 2010

Jordan Hamilton was in attendance when Texas played UCLA during the first Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series in 2007. Only a junior in high school at the time, the Los Angeles native witnessed a 63-61 Longhorn...

Horns struggle again on offense

Will Anderson December 2, 2010

Prior to the season, head coach Rick Barnes didn’t promise his team would be pretty, he promised they would win games — he followed through on that prediction with Wednesday’s 21-point...