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

Hamilton leads Longhorns to win over Louisiana Tech

Will Anderson November 11, 2010

Texas head coach Rick Barnes doesn’t put much stock in who starts games but rather who finishes them. Jordan Hamilton was sitting on the bench when the final whistle blew Wednesday night but hardly...

Position changes mar Chiles’ time at UT

Jordan Godwin November 11, 2010

With his time at Texas winding down, senior John Chiles sat in front of his locker, head buried in his hands, wondering what has gone so miserably wrong. “A lot of things in life don’t...

Legend returns to inspire Longhorns

Trey Scott November 11, 2010

Julius Whittier made an impromptu visit to Texas football practice Wednesday afternoon. If the players didn’t know who the man was as he walked onto the field in blue jeans and a black sweater,...

Acho takes losing season in stride as learning experience

Laken Litman November 10, 2010

Sam Acho can’t think of any other time in his life when he didn’t live up to expectations. The senior defensive end joked that the lowest point of his athletics career happened in third...

Roommates bond over volleyball, food

Austin Laymance November 10, 2010

As the old saying goes, if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. Rachael Adams stays out of the kitchen at home, where she lives with teammate and close friend Amber Roberson, but...

Strong second half prepares Horns for tonight

Will Anderson November 10, 2010

Missed free throws, numerous turnovers, errant 3-pointers instead of working the ball inside — the first 20 minutes of Texas’ opener against Navy on Monday looked like a repeat of last year’s...

Texas returns to NCAA tourney

Jon Parrett November 9, 2010

Texas is back in the NCAA tournament after a one-year hiatus and will face James Madison in the opening round on Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C. “At this time of the year, your goal is to get...

Davis not willing to bench Gilbert

Jordan Godwin November 9, 2010

As much as he hated to do it, offensive coordinator Greg Davis had to tell struggling quarterback Garrett Gilbert that his backup was about to start preparing to replace him. With Gilbert having...

Heisman hopeful back, ready to start on road

Andy Lutz November 9, 2010

Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez, fresh off the temporary hot-seat after outlasting Illinois 67-65 in triple overtime at the Big House last Saturday, has announced that he expects quarterback Denard...

Thompson brings size, power to front court

Will Anderson November 9, 2010

It took Tristan Thompson 2 minutes and 47 seconds to get into Monday night’s game against Navy and an additional 2:49 to make his first mark on it. Thompson came up with a loose ball in the...

Longhorns sink Midshipmen in opener

Dan Hurwitz November 9, 2010

It took more than the first half for the Longhorns to start having fun Monday night in routing Navy 83-52 in the season opener. The light turned on for Texas early in the second half as they quit...

Well-conditioned team intends to run and gun

Alexandra Carreno November 8, 2010

Head coach Gail Goestenkors understands what it takes to be creative. With the loss of players to both graduation and injury this season, Goestenkors and her players have readjusted where necessary,...