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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Dillon Mitchell dunks during Texas game against Houston on Feb. 1.

Texas-TCU preview

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter February 2, 2024

Ahead of Texas men’s basketball’s road game against TCU, The Daily Texan sat down with Ian Napetian of TCU 360 to discuss the upcoming matchup. Coming off Texas men’s basketball’s heartbreaking...

Senior guard Shay Holle shoots the ball against the OU Sooners on Jan. 24. The Longhorns fell to the Sooners 91-87.

No. 12 Texas women’s basketball gets 20th win of season on the road

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter February 2, 2024

A month after Baylor ended Texas women’s basketball’s undefeated streak in the Longhorns’ first game without junior guard Rori Harmon, the now No. 12 Texas defeated No. 13 Baylor in Waco 67-55. Junior...

Forward Dillon Mitchell looks for Max Abmas play during Texas game against Houston on Monday. Texas lost in overtime 76-72.

Texas crumbles in overtime against No. 4 Houston after an earlier comeback

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 30, 2024

Despite what seemed to be its best effort, Texas basketball took another hit after a close but heart-breaking loss to No. 4 Houston 76-72 at home in overtime.  Tied 65-65 with 21.9 seconds left, neither...

Guard Chendall Weaver defends the Texas basket during the game against the University of Central Florida on Jan. 17.

Texas basketball’s Chendall Weaver leans into his role in Big 12 play

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter January 29, 2024

With the Texas basketball season well underway, sophomore guard Chendall Weaver has made himself a more prominent force, and fans are beginning to notice. The 6-foot-3-inch guard from Mansfield is a...

Redshirt Senior Peyton Powell runs home in game three of The Fall World Series on Nov. 5, 2023.

Texas baseball veterans return with hopes of College World Series victory

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor January 29, 2024

As dreams of a College World Series celebration slipped through the fingers of the 2023 Texas baseball team that built its way up from a 3—6 start, fans and head coach David Pierce speculated a wave...

Guard Shaylee Gonzales during Texas game against Cincinnati on Saturday. The Horns won 67-50.

Texas veterans lead the way in win against Cincinnati

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter January 27, 2024

Just three days ago, the Texas Longhorns fell to rival Oklahoma in a tightly contested game. After that game, head coach Vic Schaefer questioned his team’s effort. In response, the Longhorns dominated...

Graduate student guard Max Abmas keeps the ball from his opponent on Nov. 10, 2023 against Delaware State. Abmas scored 19 points.

Defensive errors lead to Texas basketballs crumbling in a hostile BYU away game

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter January 27, 2024

Texas basketball yet again proved to be an inferior squad in the second half after blowing the initially close match up to No. 21 BYU 84-72 Saturday in Provo, Utah. The Longhorns, now 3–4 in conference...

Head Coach Rodney Terry after Texas win against Baylor on Jan. 20, 2024.

Texas men’s basketball midseason recap: Longhorns on the up-and-up

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter January 25, 2024

Sitting at 14–5 overall, Texas’ 2023-24 campaign has been an up-and-down experience — but zooming out and slotting it into what’s been a roller coaster of a year for the program helps to explain...

Photo Gallery: Womens Basketball vs OU

Photo Gallery: Women’s Basketball vs OU

Manoo Sirivelu, Associate Photo Editor January 25, 2024

Texas forward Aaliyah Moore scores against the OU Sooners during the third quarter of their Basketball game at the Moody Center on Jan. 24, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Sooners 91-87.

Head Coach Vic Schaefer furious as No.10 Texas falls to rival Oklahoma 91-87

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter January 25, 2024

After trailing for three quarters, No. 10 Texas cut Oklahoma's lead to one point, 85-84, with less than one minute to play. The Longhorn faithful stood as one, making as much noise as possible, trying...

Forward Dylan Disu drives to the basket during the game against the University of Central Florida on Jan. 17, 2024.

Texas throttles No. 11 Oklahoma for second straight Big 12 victory

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter January 23, 2024

Down one point at the half, Texas basketball found itself in all-too-familiar territory. Burned by turnovers, poor fast break defense and a 19-4 run by the No. 11 Sooners, it looked like the rising action...

Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian at the game versus Alabama on Sept. 9, 2023.

In wake of Nick Saban’s retirement, Steve Sarkisian takes full advantage of transfer portal

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor January 22, 2024

“All y’all come to Texas.” On Sept. 9, 2023, Texas senior running back Keilan Robinson yelled this to Alabama’s recruits after Texas defeated Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Robinson himself...

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