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Longhorns still looking for ranked win after ice cold offense sinks No. 12 Texas at No. 8 Marquette

Longhorns still looking for ranked win after ice cold offense sinks No. 12 Texas at No. 8 Marquette

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter December 7, 2023

Despite a 25-point night from Max Abmas, No. 12 Texas couldn’t handle No. 8 Marquette’s explosive offense, dropping its second game of the year on the road to the Golden Eagles. Simply put, the...

Guard Rori Harmon during Texas game against Oral Roberts University on Nov. 29. Texas won 112-74.

No. 10 Texas women’s basketball downs No. 11 UConn, 80-68

Emmanuel Ramirez, Senior Sports Reporter December 3, 2023

The Texas Longhorns faced their biggest test of the season so far against the UConn Huskies in front of over 10,763 spectators at the Moody Center on Sunday.  The Longhorns defeated the Huskies, 80-68,...

No. 16 Texas basketball comes out on top over Texas State

No. 16 Texas basketball comes out on top over Texas State

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter December 1, 2023

Texas basketball defeated Texas State in a 77-58 matchup in the Moody Center Thursday, keeping its undefeated home record intact with five wins.  “That’s a good team out there,” Texas State head...

The Women’s Basketball team plays against Southern University on Nov. 8, 2023 in the Moody Center. The ending score was 80 to 35, with a Texas win.

Student-run section aims to improve attendance at women’s basketball games

Isa Almeida, General Sports Reporter November 30, 2023

A group of advertising and public relations students started a student section called “The Herd” to help increase attendance and bring excitement to the Texas women’s basketball games.  The Herd...

Senior forward Taylor Jones catches a pass during the game against Oral Roberts University on Nov. 29, 2023. Jones scored 27 points for the Longhorns during this game.

Elementary schoolers cheer on No. 10 women’s basketball in third triple digit game of season

Isa Almeida, General Sports Reporter November 29, 2023

Central Texas elementary schoolers brought life to the Moody Center Tuesday as No. 10 Texas women’s basketball beat Oral Roberts 112-74. The 40 Acres Field Trip is an annual event hosted by Texas...

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 men’s basketball conquers Wyoming, Abmas reiterates his importance to the team

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter November 27, 2023

Texas men’s basketball defeated Wyoming 86-63 in its first game back after the Saatva Empire Classic last week. One thing that gave Texas an advantage off the bat against the Cowboys was the team’s...

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Texas women’s basketball brings home hardware from the U.S. Virgin Islands

Emmanuel Ramirez and Isa Almeida November 27, 2023

The now 7–0 Texas Longhorns completed the Paradise Jam Tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands over Thanksgiving week, winning three games in three days.  “(I’m) super proud of our kids,” said...

No. 19 Texas men’s basketball escapes with a narrow 81-80 victory over Louisville

No. 19 Texas men’s basketball escapes with a narrow 81-80 victory over Louisville

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor November 20, 2023

No. 19 Texas slipped out a last-second 81-80 win against Louisville in the Saatva Empire Classic Semifinals in Madison Square Garden. Both the Longhorns and Cardinals battled fiercely in the close matchup...

Texas’ defense dominates in 96-44 win over Louisiana Tech

Texas’ defense dominates in 96-44 win over Louisiana Tech

Emmanuel Ramirez, Senior Sports Reporter November 20, 2023

The Texas Longhorns faced off against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Sunday in a 96-44 win. This was arguably the Longhorn’s best defensive game of the season. Texas head coach Vic Schaefer has emphasized...

Mens basketball coach Rodney Terry on March 27, 2023.

Texas men’s basketball lands 2024’s No. 4 recruit Tre Johnson

Victoria Fulton, General Sports Reporter November 17, 2023

Tre Johnson announced his commitment to Texas Wednesday, becoming the first five star pledge alongside four star recruits Nic Codie and Cam Scott. Johnson is ranked as the No. 1 shooting guard for the...

Junior guard Tyrese Hunter dribbles the ball to the basket during the game against Rice on Nov. 15.

Men’s basketball Saatva Empire Classic opponent preview: Louisville, UConn, Indiana

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor November 16, 2023

No. 19 Texas men's basketball will travel for the first time this season to Madison Square Garden in New York City this weekend to compete in the Saatva Empire Classic. The Longhorns will first take...

Junior guard Tyrese Hunter drives to the basket during the game against Rice on Nov. 15. Hunter was the leading scorer for the Longhorns with 18 points.

Takeaways from Texas’ win over Rice

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter November 16, 2023

No. 19 Texas took care of business at home on Wednesday night, leading Rice from start to finish to improve its record to 3-0. Rice hung around in the first half, trailing by nine at halftime, but a hot...

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