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

Longhorns face must-win situation tonight

Alexandra Carreno March 8, 2011

For Texas head coach Gail Goestenkors, finishing the regular season off strong was the ultimate goal. But when her squad went 1-1 in its last two games, the Longhorns’ outlook on their future...

Horns know importance of final game against ‘Pokes

Sameer Bhuchar March 4, 2011

  There is no doubt about it. The Texas women’s basketball team (17-11, 7-8) wants its fate to be in its own hands.   “This next game is one of our most important,”...

Horns know importance of final game against ‘Pokes

Sameer Bhuchar March 4, 2011

There is no doubt about it. The Texas women’s basketball team (17-11, 7-8) wants its fate to be in its own hands. “This next game is one of our most important,” said junior post...

Cold shooting, foul trouble dooms team in overtime

Sameer Bhuchar February 22, 2011

After being embarrassed by Oklahoma last Saturday, Texas head coach Gail Goestenkors held a practice she referred to as an NBA practice — as in no babies allowed.   On Monday night against...

Horns embarrassed by rival Sooners

Will Anderson February 21, 2011

The Longhorns are no strangers to tough losses this season.   Last Saturday’s game was one of those instances; Texas lost to Oklahoma by a 29-point margin. Lackluster defense and...

Women’s basketball: Texas falls to 6-6 in conference play

Alexandra Carreno February 20, 2011

Poor shooting and excessive turnovers plagued Texas Saturday night as the team lost to 14th-ranked Oklahoma 91-62. The Longhorns (17-9, 6-6 Big 12) entered Saturday’s game fresh off a win...

Longhorns need win over rival Sooners

Sameer Bhuchar February 18, 2011

The last time Texas and Oklahoma met, the two fought an epic back-and-forth battle that culminated in a frustrating 71-67 overtime loss for the Longhorns. When the unranked Longhorns head to Norman...

Women’s basketball sends five to conference academic team

Austin Laymance February 16, 2011

Five Longhorns earned spots on the 2011 Academic All-Big 12 Women’s Basketball Team, the conference announced Tuesday. Seniors Kathleen Nash and Sarah Lancaster join juniors Yvonne Anderson, Ashleigh...

Horns ride second-half surge to down Nebraska

Sameer Bhuchar February 16, 2011

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, and on Tuesday night in the Erwin Center it was a tale of two halves as Texas trailed for most of the opening period but came back to win 67-55 against...

Anderson brings energy, scoring punch down the stretch

Alexandra Carreno February 16, 2011

For Texas, Tuesday night’s game was a chance for the Longhorns to redeem themselves. But after a lethargic first-half start, junior Yvonne Anderson took the reigns, steering her squad to victory. “I...

Horns look to start new streak tonight against Nebraska

Alexandra Carreno February 15, 2011

Texas is looking to rebound after its five-game win streak was snapped in a blowout loss to Baylor on Saturday. The loss against the top-ranked team unmasked a number of Texas’ (16-8, 5-5)...

Baylor’s Griner helps expose team’s lack of inside presence

Sameer Bhuchar February 14, 2011

When Baylor’s Brittney Griner snagged one of her 12 rebounds over the Longhorns on Saturday afternoon in Waco, she held the ball high above her 6-foot-8 head and played a game of keep away, reminiscent...