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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

Basketball

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...

Knight fired by Texas Tech, will stay for Big 12 tourney

Austin Laymance March 8, 2011

Texas Tech fired head coach Pat Knight Monday after another disappointing season for the Red Raiders. “I appreciate everything Pat has done for our university, not only as a head coach, but...

Strong performance on glass helps team defeat rival Bears

Will Anderson March 7, 2011

Depending on whom you ask, Saturday’s win in Waco was either a return to form or a departure from the team’s recent winning ways. Texas got out of its losing funk with a victory against...

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