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


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 16, 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 19, 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...

Texas routs Cardinals in sloppy victory

Dan Hurwitz December 2, 2010

The ball clanking off the rim, the referee’s whistle and the thump of bodies hitting the floor were the most notable noises that echoed throughout the Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday. A sloppy...

Horns preparing for Lamar after lackluster outing versus Owls

Will Anderson December 1, 2010

Last Saturday’s three-point win over Rice was exactly what the Longhorns needed, according to Rick Barnes. “That game was good for us,” the Texas head coach said on Monday. “I...

Horns rely on threes to edge Rice

Dan Hurwitz November 29, 2010

The Longhorns nearly fell victim to a Thanksgiving hangover as they narrowly defeated Rice 62-59 on Saturday. A 3-point barrage in the second half led by Cory Joseph and Jordan Hamilton helped Texas...

Retired basketball player focuses on coaching, finishing education

Chris Hummer November 24, 2010

As he strolls into class in the Jesse H. Jones Communication Center, he looks like any other student looking to get in a little last-minute studying before the day’s exam. But a few fellow students...

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