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

Cinderellas take tourney by storm

March 16, 2010

I’m going to make a confession here. Until about six days ago, I didn’t think the NCAA Tournament, the holy grail of American sports this side of the Super Bowl, was that big a deal. Sure,...

MMA fights gain popularity among Austin sports fans

Andy Lutz March 3, 2010

As a group of 18 young fighters entered the Austin Music Hall for the eighth King of Kombat tournament Saturday night, the atmosphere was electric. Simply walking into the venue and feeling the...

Kansas State upsets top-ranked Texas

Will Anderson January 19, 2010

For the third straight game, top-ranked Texas was pushed to its limit by a conference foe — but this time the Longhorns’ luck ran dry, their shots rimmed out, their free throws did not fall...

National Championship game stuns fans, provides hope for future

Ben Wermund January 14, 2010

A disappointed silence fell over the crowd at Cuatros bar in Austin when the University of Alabama recovered the ball for the last time in the fourth quarter, ending the Longhorn’s last chance...

Longhorns’ title hopes slip away in heartbreaking, ironic fashion

Jordan Godwin January 12, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. – Texas played the entire season with a chip on its shoulder after blowing a 2-0 lead to Stanford in last year’s semifinals. But in a bittersweet and ironic end, their historic...

Raven’s quickness, speed make immediate impact

Dan Hurwitz December 14, 2009

Coming off the bench has not stopped Brittainey Raven from being an emotional leader on the court. Whether it is chasing down an opponent on a fast break or taking a charge, Raven always gives her...

Horns to face familiar foes in NCAA tourney

Jordan Godwin December 14, 2009

For Texas, it couldn’t get much easier — just repeat and advance. The Longhorns play in the NCAA Omaha Regional this weekend for a maximum of just two matches, and they can’t possibly...

Winning streak gives Longhorns an edge, still have much to improve on

Laken Litman December 12, 2009

To the naked eye, the No. 2 Longhorns seem perfect. With a 7-0 start, why wouldn’t anyone think that? Behind closed doors, however, lie a coach and team who understand they have a long way to...