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

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Texas defeats Oklahoma 69-58 in a showdown in Norman

Taylor Hawthorne February 4, 2021

The relentless Texas women’s basketball defense propelled the Longhorns to a 69-58 victory over rival Oklahoma Wednesday night, a much-needed road victory. The Longhorns’ previous road trouble...

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How UT Women’s Basketball is handling lost players due to COVID-19, injuries

Taylor Hawthorne February 3, 2021

Vic Schaefer took over the Texas women’s basketball program on April 5 in the midst of a global pandemic. At the halfway point of his inaugural season, the combination of an entirely new coaching...

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Connected through good and bad: The bond shared by two Texas guards

Matthew Boncosky February 3, 2021

In basketball, confident guard play is essential to the success of the team. Serving as the primary ball handlers tasked with directing the offense and executing the game plan, it’s crucial for the...

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‘It wasn’t enough.’ No. 6 Texas not on same level as No. 2 Baylor in double-digit loss

Matthew Boncosky February 3, 2021

The No. 6 Longhorns learned why Baylor is ranked second in the country Tuesday night at the Frank Erwin Center.  The Bears had an answer for every play, every run and every mistake by the Longhorns...

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Longhorns look to combat road woes on trip to Norman

Carter Yates February 3, 2021

In the midst of a storm of postponements, COVID-19 protocols and an inexperienced roster, head coach Vic Schaefer and his Longhorns have to focus on what they can control. “I have no clue who...

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Runaway second quarter propels Texas over Texas Tech 72-53

Taylor Hawthorne January 31, 2021

Despite an empty Frank Erwin Center, Texas women’s basketball still makes it hard for opponents to win at home — the Longhorns are now 10-1 in Austin with Saturday’s 72-53 victory over...

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No. 5 Texas at Kentucky canceled, marking Texas’ third postponed game in two weeks

Matthew Boncosky January 29, 2021

The Texas men’s basketball team’s game against Kentucky Saturday was canceled Friday after Kentucky’s program was put on a 48-hour pause due to COVID-19 protocols, Texas Athletics announced...

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From court to camera, Collier shares passion for basketball through new lens

Taylor Hawthorne January 29, 2021

Junior center Charli Collier’s love for basketball is evident as she rips down rebounds and soars over multiple defenders for a layup, but it has also driven her to start a new series on Instagram’s...

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Texas suffers gut-check loss at the hands of Oklahoma State

Taylor Hawthorne January 28, 2021

In a 25% capacity Gallagher-Iba Arena, head coach Vic Schaefer was heard loud and clear from the bench, the messages indicative of how Texas was performing against Oklahoma State. Consistency is something...

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Comeback run falls just short as depleted Texas team falls to Oklahoma 80-79

Nathan Han January 27, 2021

Heading into Tuesday’s game against No. 24 Oklahoma, the fifth-ranked Longhorns were as short-handed as it gets: The team only had the minimum eight players available.  Then, three Longhorns...

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Longhorns seeking third straight conference win against Oklahoma State

Carter Yates January 27, 2021

Usually, Texas doesn’t have any problems with its men’s and women’s basketball teams playing organized games and practicing on the same court at the Frank Erwin Center. COVID-19, however,...

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‘Kamaka-licious’: Junior forward Hepa provides depth off the bench amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Nathan Han January 26, 2021

You won’t ever miss Kamaka Hepa’s energy from the Texas bench. “You should see him at practice,” junior Courtney Ramey said. “Sometimes I tell him to shut up, like, ‘Come...