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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Texas forward Aaliyah Moore scores against the OU Sooners during the third quarter of their Basketball game at the Moody Center on Jan. 24, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Sooners 91-87.

Head Coach Vic Schaefer furious as No.10 Texas falls to rival Oklahoma 91-87

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter January 25, 2024

After trailing for three quarters, No. 10 Texas cut Oklahoma's lead to one point, 85-84, with less than one minute to play. The Longhorn faithful stood as one, making as much noise as possible, trying...

Forward Dylan Disu drives to the basket during the game against the University of Central Florida on Jan. 17, 2024.

Texas throttles No. 11 Oklahoma for second straight Big 12 victory

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter January 23, 2024

Down one point at the half, Texas basketball found itself in all-too-familiar territory. Burned by turnovers, poor fast break defense and a 19-4 run by the No. 11 Sooners, it looked like the rising action...

Texas women’s basketball program reaches 1,200 wins after defeating Oklahoma State

Texas women’s basketball program reaches 1,200 wins after defeating Oklahoma State

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter January 20, 2024

In what was likely their last ever conference meeting, No. 11 Texas women’s basketball defeated Oklahoma State 76-66 in Stillwater. The victory marked the 1,200th win for the program. “It’s a...

Forward Dylan Disu celebrates after scoring a point during Texas game against #9 Baylor on Jan. 20.

Tyrese Hunter scores game winning shot, solidifies Texas’s win against No. 9 Baylor

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter January 20, 2024

Texas basketball squeezed out a tight win over No. 9 Baylor 75-73 with a buzzer-beater layup by junior guard Tyrese Hunter, securing its second win in Big 12 play. With a minor lead of 73-70 with 14...

Sophomore forward Aaliyah Moore shoots the ball during Texas’ game against Kansas on Jan. 16. Texas won 91-56.

Aaliyah Moore is on top of her game after missing part of 2022-2023 season

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter January 18, 2024

It was the first quarter of a non-conference game against Alabama State. In a drive to the basket, Texas forward Aaliyah Moore hit the floor. That would be her final play of the season, as the program...

Guard Ithiel Horton dribbles the ball towards the basket during the conference game against the University of Central Florida on Jan. 17.

Despite Horton’s resurgence, Texas suffers epic collapse

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter January 18, 2024

Days after suffering a loss against a piecemeal West Virginia team, all eyes were on how the reigning Big 12 Champions would respond. Despite racing out to a 15-2 lead, Texas basketball left Wednesday’s...

Freshman point guard Madison Booker keeps the ball away from two Kansas players at Texass game against the Kansas on Jan. 16, 2024. Texas won 91-56.

No. 11 Texas women’s basketball dominates Kansas 91-56 in bounce-back win

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter January 17, 2024

The Texas Longhorns returned to the Moody Center after an underwhelming loss on the road to Kansas State, where they faced the unranked Kansas Jayhawks. Outside of the opening minutes of the game, it was...

Graduate student guard Max Abmas keeps the ball away from an opponent at the game vs. Delaware State on Nov. 10, 2023. Abmas scored 19 points for the Longhorns, contributing to their 86-59 win.

Texas turnovers costly in brutal loss to West Virginia

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter January 13, 2024

One week removed from an eye-opening defeat at home to a quality Texas Tech squad, No. 25 Texas men’s basketball failed to shape up, posting one of its worst losses of the year on the road against a...

Texas women’s basketball falls 61-58 on the road against Kansas State

Texas women’s basketball falls 61-58 on the road against Kansas State

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter January 13, 2024

The Texas Longhorns visited the Kansas State Wildcats in a game that came down to one of the last possessions. Although freshman forward Madison Booker tallied her second highest scoring game of the season...

No. 10 Texas women’s basketball comes out on top in thrilling match against TCU

No. 10 Texas women’s basketball comes out on top in thrilling match against TCU

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter January 11, 2024

A Texas team without Rori Harmon faced a TCU team without Sedona Prince, and, despite missing key players, they put on a show. Texas came out on top with a 72-60 win. “Rori is one of the best players...

Guard Max Abmas goes to score during Texas game against HCU on Dec. 9, 2023.

No. 25 Texas basketball conquers Cincinnati 74-73, Abmas finishes with game winning jumper

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 10, 2024

No. 25 Texas men’s basketball defeated Cincinnati with a nail-biting finish 74-73, giving the Longhorns their first Big 12 win. Graduate guard Max Abmas secured the win for Texas with a sideline jumper...

Forward Dillon Mitchell goes to score during Texas game against HCU on Dec. 9, 2023.

Texas drops Big 12 opener to Texas Tech behind soft defense, poor shooting

JT Bowen, General Sports Reporter January 7, 2024

Behind red hot shooting from the Red Raiders, No. 20 Texas dropped its final Big 12 season opener at home, falling 78-67 to Texas Tech on Saturday in poor fashion. Both squads entered the contest at...

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