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 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...

Brown’s clutch shooting merits nickname from fellow players

Will Anderson February 8, 2011

Whether he wants it or not, J’Covan Brown has earned a nickname in the locker room. “All my teammates call me Big Shot, I don’t know why,” Brown said. “It’s from...

Tech’s second-half charge offers learning experience

Will Anderson February 7, 2011

There wasn’t much doubt as to the outcome of Saturday night’s game versus Texas Tech as the final seconds ticked off the clock. The Longhorns led by as much as 17 in the last four minutes. But...

Texas rolls to eighth straight Big 12 victory

Will Anderson February 6, 2011

Defensive efficiency is no longer a goal for Texas — it’s an expectation. The third-ranked Longhorns (20-3, 8-0 Big 12) held their fifth consecutive opponent to under 40 percent shooting...

Former Longhorn Aldridge left out of 2011 NBA All-Star game

Trey Scott February 4, 2011

Despite playing on a team depleted by injuries, former Texas star LaMarcus Aldridge has kept the Portland Trail Blazers afloat this year with his strong play. His efforts, though, were not enough...

Barnes loves the lockdown

Will Anderson and Dan Hurwitz February 4, 2011

The best place to start when holding a team below its scoring average: the best player. Shutting down opponents’ top scorers has been a major factor in Texas starting Big 12 competition 7-0. In...

New kids on the block

Chris Hummer February 3, 2011

Gaze onto the court at Covington Middle School in southwest Austin on a Sunday afternoon, and you will see something a little strange: Ten fourth and fifth graders play a full-length game of basketball...

Former Kansas consultant could face 20 years for ticket scandal

Andy Lutz February 2, 2011

Turns out the 69-game home winning streak that the Longhorns snapped two weekends ago at Kansas’ Allen Fieldhouse was not the only major loss that occurred on the Lawrence campus in January. Thomas...

Toros looking to sneak into playoffs

Trey Scott February 1, 2011

Just a few minutes into Saturday’s game against New Mexico, and the Austin Toros were already down big. Maybe it was the early noon start time, or maybe the Toros were tired from the beating...

College friends adjusting to different roles on team

Nick Cremona February 1, 2011

As he waited for his former college roommate Marcus Cousin to finish showering after Saturday’s 105-103 overtime win against New Mexico, newly acquired Austin Toros guard Aubrey Coleman stressed...

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