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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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No. 1 Texas women’s tennis kicks off spring season, title defense at Miami Invitational

Hannah Williford, Sports Reporter January 17, 2022

No. 1 women’s tennis started off its spring 2022 season strong this weekend at the Miami Invitational, with victories against ranked opponents in singles and doubles play. The Longhorns faced off...

Longhorns Warren, Matharu combine for 43 points in 73-57 win over West Virginia

Longhorns Warren, Matharu combine for 43 points in 73-57 win over West Virginia

Ethan Ferguson, Sports Reporter January 15, 2022
The 16-point win keeps the Longhorns competitive in Big 12 play at 2-2 and moved their overall record to 12-3.
Texas basketball’s difficulties against ranked teams continue with loss to No. 15 Iowa State

Texas basketball’s difficulties against ranked teams continue with loss to No. 15 Iowa State

Nick Pannes, Sports Reporter January 15, 2022

For the third time this season, No. 21 Texas fell to a ranked opponent on the road. While the Longhorns cut a 15-point deficit to five with just over four minutes to go, Texas couldn’t recover from their...

Men’s basketball preview with The Iowa State Daily’s Matt Belinson

Men’s basketball preview with The Iowa State Daily’s Matt Belinson

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter January 14, 2022
The Daily Texan spoke with The Iowa State Daily sports editor Matt Belinson to dive into Saturday’s matchup between No. 21 Texas and No. 15 Iowa State. 
In OT battle, Texas falls 70-66 to Kansas

In OT battle, Texas falls 70-66 to Kansas

Amsal Madhani, Sports Reporter January 13, 2022
While the Longhorns often win games inside the paint, in Wednesday night’s contest, it was the Jayhawks who dominated 36-14 in the painted area.
No. 21 Texas bounces back in 66-52 Red River win over Oklahoma as Jones notches career-high

No. 21 Texas bounces back in 66-52 Red River win over Oklahoma as Jones notches career-high

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter January 12, 2022
Tuesday’s 14-point win was the largest margin of victory over Oklahoma since 2011, with the Longhorns’ combative play weighing in as a major factor.
No. 14 Texas loses 64-51 to Oklahoma State, snapping six-game winning streak

No. 14 Texas loses 64-51 to Oklahoma State, snapping six-game winning streak

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter January 8, 2022

On New Year’s Day, Texas head coach Chris Beard told the media that one of his goals is to make sure his team makes more free throws than the opposing team even attempts. However, the No. 14 Texas...

Texas MBB Mailbag: What it takes to beat No. 1 Baylor, dark horse games on remaining schedule, current roster 

Texas MBB Mailbag: What it takes to beat No. 1 Baylor, dark horse games on remaining schedule, current roster 

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter January 7, 2022
Men’s basketball beat writer Christina Huang answers your questions about Texas men’s basketball, from NBA prospects to Jaylon Tyson’s decision to transfer and everything in between.
Texas roars back for 70-57 win over depleted Kansas State

Texas roars back for 70-57 win over depleted Kansas State

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter January 4, 2022

COVID-19 continues to shake up the world of athletics.  The No. 14 Longhorns rolled into the Little Apple on Tuesday to face the depleted Kansas State Wildcats, who had seven scholarship players on...

Texas men’s basketball opens conference play with beatdown victory

Texas men’s basketball opens conference play with beatdown victory

Nick Pannes, Sports Reporter January 1, 2022

No. 17 Texas kicked off its arduous conference schedule on New Year’s Day with a 74-59 rout of the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Longhorns came into the game leading the nation in scoring defense...

4 takeaways from Texas vs. Incarnate Word: Longhorns take over in final nonconference test, 78-33 win

4 takeaways from Texas vs. Incarnate Word: Longhorns take over in final nonconference test, 78-33 win

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter December 29, 2021

Texas men’s basketball ended its final non-conference game of 2021 with a monster 78-33 win over Incarnate Word. Here are four takeaways from the final game at the Drum this year:  Good defense leads...

Freshman forward Jaylon Tyson enters transfer portal

Freshman forward Jaylon Tyson enters transfer portal

Christina Huang, Sports Reporter December 27, 2021

Jaylon Tyson, freshman forward for Texas men’s basketball, entered the transfer portal Monday, a Texas Athletics spokesperson said. Tyson averaged 1.8 points and 6.9 minutes over eight games during...