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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

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Texas Basketball commit Greg Brown III has tools to become star

Aneesh Namburi May 6, 2020

It’s been popular to characterize Texas men’s basketball season as a roller coaster, but there is no better way to phrase it. A major part of the team’s issues was forward play, where...

Season in review: Jericho Sims

Aneesh Namburi April 22, 2020

Say what you want about the state of Texas’ basketball program, but the Longhorns have done one thing really well: getting their young centers drafted. Since 2015, Myles Turner, Jarrett Allen, Mo...


Texas men’s basketball year in review: Jase Febres

Aneesh Namburi April 15, 2020

Not many things went as planned for Texas this season, and at the top of the list was inconsistent play by key guards. A team that relies so much on self-creation needs guards who are a threat, make plays...

Season in review: Andrew Jones

Aneesh Namburi April 13, 2020

Entering the season, most people were not sure what to expect from Texas sophomore guard Andrew Jones. Coming off essentially a season and a half of recovery from leukemia that began in January 2018, it...


Season in review: Courtney Ramey

Aneesh Namburi April 3, 2020

The expectations were high for sophomore guard Courtney Ramey coming into the 2019-20 season. Coming in as a fringe Top 50 recruit, Ramey showed promise as a freshman, playing in all 37 games of the season...

Texas men’s basketball year in review: Matt Coleman

Aneesh Namburi March 26, 2020

Like it or not, the 2019-2020 college basketball season has come to an abrupt end. The Longhorns had an up-and-down year, to say the least, and much of the same could be said for the players donning the...

What happened to the red-hot Longhorns?

Aneesh Namburi March 11, 2020

All good — and unexpected — things must come to an end, apparently.  After a shocking five-game win streak, Texas seemed primed to secure an NCAA Tournament berth. All that needed to...

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Analysis: What led to Texas men’s basketball’s improbable win streak

Aneesh Namburi March 4, 2020

A roller coaster of performances during Big 12 play left the Longhorns with the slimmest of chances to make the NCAA Tournament. Head coach Shaka Smart’s job security was seemingly on the verge of...

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Top NBA draft prospects in the Big 12

Aneesh Namburi February 26, 2020

With regular season Big 12 basketball coming to a close and March Madness noise beginning, Longhorn fans may see their team miss out on the tournament again barring an unexpected late-season run.  Beyond...

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Former Longhorn P.J. Tucker is the X-factor to Houston’s title hopes

Aneesh Namburi February 18, 2020

With its team facing stagnation, the Houston Rockets shook things up at the NBA trade deadline by dealing center Clint Capela, a staple of the team’s last few playoff runs, for Robert Covington,...


Men’s basketball breakdown: Analyzing Texas’ Saturday collapse against Texas Tech

Aneesh Namburi February 11, 2020

After a three-game skid that had head coach Shaka Smart on a molten seat, the Longhorns restored a slight ray of hope in fans by rattling off back-to-back wins over TCU and Iowa State. Then, they lost...


4 takeaways from Texas’ victory over TCU

Aneesh Namburi February 5, 2020

With the #FireShaka buzz arguably at its peak after three straight losses in Big 12 play, Texas basketball needed a win in Fort Worth against TCU. Thanks to a timely 3-pointer by junior guard Jase Febres,...


Texas ends season with fall to A&M

Aneesh Namburi November 16, 2019

Since Texas A&M left for the SEC in 2012, both Aggie and Longhorn fans alike have been clamoring for the day that the two teams could face each other once again on the field. That day ended up being...


Texas ends Big 12 regular season on positive note

Aneesh Namburi November 1, 2019

eading into their match against the Oklahoma Sooners, Texas soccer was hoping that the end result Thursday would be different than the Red River football game that took place a few weeks prior. While the...

From the World Cup to the 40 Acres, Grosso is breaking out in front of Longhorn nation

Aneesh Namburi October 30, 2019

Off the field, Julia Grosso is about as carefree as one can be. She’s often laughing, joking or dancing with her teammates as the life of the party, as 19-year-olds are inclined to be. “Super...


Texas Tech ruins Longhorns’ last Big 12 homestand, senior night

Aneesh Namburi October 28, 2019

After defeating Iowa State 3-2 on a delayed Friday morning start, a beautiful Sunday afternoon tilt against Texas Tech on Senior Day provided the perfect backdrop to end Texas’ Big 12 home stretch....

Longhorns look to gain momentum against Iowa State

Aneesh Namburi October 24, 2019

With only three games left of Big 12 conference play, the Longhorns are showing positive signs after a rocky start to the season. Last Friday’s 2-1 road victory against Baylor improved the team’s...

Texas looks to break losing streak against Baylor

Aneesh Namburi October 17, 2019

Frustration is building for the Texas soccer team. After winning the first three games of Big 12 play, the Longhorns have lost two matches in a row, falling from first to third in the Big 12 standings....


Texas slips against Cowboys in 0-2 loss

Aneesh Namburi October 14, 2019

The end of the week drew in more fans than usual for Friday evening’s matchup between Texas and No. 18 Oklahoma State. Texas fans were looking for the opportunity to see the Longhorns pick up another...

Longhorns look to rebound against Oklahoma State

Aneesh Namburi October 10, 2019

Overtime losses are disappointing for any team. Double overtime losses hurt a little bit more. Texas soccer has had to cope with the latter after losing to West Virginia last Sunday. “This game...


Longhorns top Big 12 standings after win over Kansas State

Aneesh Namburi September 30, 2019

A few weeks ago, it was unclear how well Texas soccer would fair when Big 12 play began. After an up-and-down nonconference performance, it was anyone’s guess. However, the team picked to finish...


Hintzen returns from head injury in win over Kansas

Aneesh Namburi September 27, 2019

It definitely has not been an ideal start to a senior forward season for Cyera Hintzen. However, she was able to start flipping the script on that narrative Thursday night, scoring the game-winning goal...


Texas looks to start conference play with win against Kansas

Aneesh Namburi September 26, 2019

The nonconference schedule for Texas soccer has been a roller-coaster ride riddled with adversity. With the team suffering several injuries to key contributors, including both senior forward Cyera Hintzen...


Freshmen adjust on and off field

Aneesh Namburi September 20, 2019

Freshman year of college is tough for many. Living on your own for (likely) the first time and adjusting to newfound freedom creates a full plate for most freshmen. The ups and downs often happen so fast...


Texas defense comes up big in 2-0 win over Washington

Aneesh Namburi September 14, 2019

Texas extended its win streak to three Friday night against the University of Washington. The Longhorns were able to get the 2-0 win in front with a season-high of 1,625 fans at Mike A. Myers Stadium cheering...


Berg looking to continue hot streak Friday

Aneesh Namburi September 12, 2019

Sports are all about opportunity, and midfielder Haley Berg is in a position to have some great ones. The junior was named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Conference Team in August. After a couple of quiet...


Texas soccer wins 3-1 against SFA after rocky start to season

Aneesh Namburi September 7, 2019

After a disappointing last week, head coach Angela Kelly praised her team postgame after their 3-1 win Friday night against the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks.  “I thought there were periods...


Texas soccer looks to fly high on first part of Colorado trip

Aneesh Namburi August 29, 2019

After a wild season opener, Texas is likely hoping for a much quieter second game. A back-and-forth match with Gonzaga concluded after junior goalie Savannah Madden saved a penalty kick with just five...


Texas avoids upset in season-opening thriller

Aneesh Namburi August 23, 2019

The No. 19 Longhorns looked to start the year off strong, but first they had to get past the Gonzaga Bulldogs.  In the early minutes of the match, the Bulldogs put constant pressure and controlled...


Texas looks ahead to Big 12 Championships after win over Ohio State

Aneesh Namburi May 8, 2019

The strong performances from Texas Rowing continued over the weekend with its defeat of No. 6 Ohio State.  The Buckeyes are considered in the upper echelon of rowing teams around the country, as...


Texas continues success against Ohio State as it looks ahead to Big 12 Championships

Aneesh Namburi May 5, 2019

The strong performances from Texas rowing continued Friday evening with its defeat of sixth-ranked Ohio State. The Buckeyes are considered in the upper echelon of rowing teams around the country, as...


Longhorns capitalize during home race

Aneesh Namburi April 28, 2019

After a successful meet on the East coast, the Longhorns didn’t have to travel quite as far to compete this weekend. The fourth-ranked Texas rowing team hosted the 2019 Longhorn Invite at Walter...


Texas dominates Ivy League powerhouses in Eisenberg Cup

Aneesh Namburi April 20, 2019

After a strong showing in San Diego, Texas built upon its momentum against some of the best collegiate rowing teams in the country. The fourth-ranked Longhorns traveled to Princeton to face Princeton...


Caitlin Shick ready to complete comeback after defeating cancer

Aneesh Namburi April 9, 2019

Texas Rowing will have a new, yet familiar face to start the 2019 season. Caitlin Shick will return to the team after battling thyroid cancer during most of her sophomore year. Following a successful...


Texas Rowing opens the season strong in San Diego

Aneesh Namburi April 8, 2019

Over the weekend, No. 4 Texas Rowing opened its spring season in California for the San Diego Crew Classic at Fiesta Bay-Crown Point Shores. The regatta is regarded as one of the most competitive and diverse...


Texas rowing ready to build upon last year’s success

Aneesh Namburi March 3, 2019

While most of the student body was sound asleep, members of the Texas rowing team were up early Saturday morning to compete in the Heart of Texas Regatta. Head coach Dave O’Neill used this meet...

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