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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

Chendall Weaver is smacked in the face by Kansas States Dai Dai Ames during Texas game against the Wildcats on Feb. 19, 2024.

Longhorns bounce back, hold on for crucial win

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter February 20, 2024

The Longhorns, with a blowout loss to Houston fresh on their mind, were desperate for a win. A 12-point lead with less than four minutes to play would point to a victory, but in this season nothing has...

Head womens basketball coach Vic Schaefer watches his team play offense during Texas game against Kansas State on Feb. 4, 2024.

Head coach Vic Schaefer reaches 2 milestones in a week

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter February 20, 2024

Texas women’s basketball head coach Vic Schaefer reached 400 career wins on Feb. 14 following a victory over Houston. Three days later, Texas defeated Iowa State, giving the coach his 100th win at Texas. “It...

Shay Holle falls while attempting to steal the ball during Texas game against Iowa State on Saturday.

Texas’ women’s basketball ‘pink’ game celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness capped off by Golden fourth quarter

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter February 19, 2024

Pink lights, bandanas and balloons filled the Moody Center as No. 5 Texas celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness and faced the Iowa State Cyclones in what could be a pivotal game for the Longhorns. Coming...

Dillon Mitchell dunks during Texas game against Houston on Feb. 1.

Texas men’s basketball scores a season low, gets crushed by No. 3 Houston

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 17, 2024

Coming in with hopes of redeeming itself after last month's tight overtime loss at home, Texas men’s basketball took a tragic loss against No. 3 Houston 82-61. While Texas did not come close to performing...

Tyrese Hunter attempts to score during Texas game against West Virginia on Feb. 10, 2024.

For Texas, it’s time to put up or shut up

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter February 15, 2024

With roughly a month until the Big 12 Tournament, it’s time for Texas to put up or shut up. We’ve seen the Longhorns at their worst in Big 12 play, and it has unfortunately often come at the Moody...

Dylan Disu walks onto the court ahead of Texas game against West Virginia on Feb. 10, 2024.

Dylan Disu fitting in outside 3-point line

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 15, 2024

With Texas basketball struggling this season to find a rhythm similar to last year's Elite Eight squad, graduate forward Dylan Disu is showing up in new ways for his team. Disu has always been a substantial...

Texas celebrates their win over Cincinnati on Jan. 27, 2024.

No. 5 Texas women’s basketball dominates Houston in road win

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter February 15, 2024

Freshman forward Madison Booker led No. 5 Texas women’s basketball to an 82-66 road win over Houston. The victory marked head coach Vic Schaefer’s 400th career win.  “I’ve had really good players,...

Guard Rori Harmon tires towards the basket during the game against Oklahoma on Jan. 25, 2023.

Junior guard Rori Harmon continues to make an impact after injury

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter February 12, 2024

The buzzer sounded and the Moody Center erupted in cheers as the Longhorns upset the No. 2 Kansas State Wildcats in a game in which the energy and attendance matched Texas’ earlier game in the season...

No. 7 Texas overcomes first half struggles, beating TCU 65-43 on the road

No. 7 Texas overcomes first half struggles, beating TCU 65-43 on the road

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter February 11, 2024

The Texas Longhorns hit the road this Saturday to face the TCU Horned Frogs in their final match-up as Big 12 conference rivals. This game was a tale of two halves for the Longhorns in which Texas went...

Texas mens basketball conquers Mountaineers with outstanding shooting

Texas men’s basketball conquers Mountaineers with outstanding shooting

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 10, 2024

After Texas suffered a brutal loss to West Virginia early in conference play, the Longhorns clapped back with a vengeance, destroying the Mountaineers 94-58 at home. “Tonight we had great flow, just...

Student managers are Texas women’s basketball behind-the-scenes heroes

Student managers are Texas women’s basketball behind-the-scenes heroes

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter February 9, 2024

From steaming jerseys at 1 a.m. to sharing random pictures on their social media accounts, the Texas women’s basketball student managers are there to do everything necessary to get the team ready for...

Forward Dylan Disu dribbles the ball during the Texas mens basketball game against Iowa State University on Feb. 6, 2024. The Longhorns lost the game 70-65.

Longhorns’ comeback effort falls short as home struggles continue

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter February 6, 2024

Another day, another interconference nail-biter for Texas men’s basketball. But tonight, like more nights than not this year for the Longhorns, they came out on the losing end. Despite a herculean...

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