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

Horns face tough test against Red Raiders

Sameer Bhuchar January 26, 2011

Five games into Big 12 play and the Longhorns have given themselves a good, hard look in the mirror before facing their next opponent on the road tonight, the Texas Tech Lady Raiders. Coach Gail...

Fussell sparks first Big 12 win despite shaky second half

Alexandra Carreno January 24, 2011

For a team that has been lacking in the win department, a win, whatever way it may come, is a win. “We needed a win to gain some confidence,” said head coach Gail Goestenkors....

Women’s basketball: Horns break out of slump

Sameer Bhuchar January 22, 2011

Freshman Chassidy Fussell led all Texas scorers with 21 points to help give the Longhorn women basketball squad a 63-56 win over Oklahoma State in front of a raucous Frank Erwin Center crowd. The...

Lady Longhorns feel the heat, look to climb out of slump

Alexandra Carreno January 21, 2011

In the midst of a four-game skid, the Longhorns have every right to be frustrated. “I’m just extremely disappointed,” Texas coach Gail Goestenkors said. “We have to start...

Longhorns falter in second half of loss

Sameer Bhuchar January 20, 2011

The Texas women’s basketball team watched helplessly as Texas A&M’s Danielle Adams scored at will and handed the Longhorns their fourth straight loss. Last night’s 80-65 loss...

Texas looks to win first Big 12 match, eliminate turnovers

Alexandra Carreno January 19, 2011

For the Longhorns, finding a light at the end of the dark tunnel of this season has been difficult. But tonight, that light could come in the form of proper decision making in a critical conference...

Loss to Oklahoma keeps Horns winless in conference play

Sameer Bhuchar January 18, 2011

While many Texas students spent the holiday break enjoying time away from their daily routines on the 40 Acres, the Longhorns were still hard at work trying to further boost their status as a national...

Horns look to end turnover woes

Alexandra Carreno December 8, 2010

The last two games have been tough losses for No. 21 Texas. Returning to the Frank Erwin Center today for a two-game home stand could be just the remedy needed for an ailing Longhorns squad. Texas’...

Turnovers haunt Horns against MSU

Sameer Bhuchar December 6, 2010

The No. 17 Longhorns had a chance to prove their worth on the road against No. 25 Michigan State on Sunday, but fell short 71-57 to the Spartans in the Big 12/Big Ten Challenge. Texas opened the...

Intense film study to help fix errors against Spartans

Alexandra Carreno December 3, 2010

After a tough loss on Sunday against Stanford, No. 17 Texas (4-1) is ready to rebound. Spending the off week reviewing footage and trying to learn from mistakes, head coach Gail Goestenkors has confidence...

Small-town player beats odds at Texas

Sameer Bhuchar December 1, 2010

The small-town basketball scene in Troy, Tenn., is not one that freshman guard Chassidy Fussell says is easy to break out of. “Nobody from my hometown has made it,” she said. “And...

Stanford too strong for young Longhorns

Alexandra Carreno November 29, 2010

Only five games into their season, the No. 16 Longhorns continue to use every game as a stepping stone from the previous one. Reiterating the positives and learning from the mistakes have been some...