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All content by Jacob Martella

Longhorns finish first round of Bryan Regional in tie for eighth

Jacob Martella May 6, 2016

The Longhorns overcame an up-and-down day to finish the first round of the NCAA Bryan Regional in a tie for eighth at five-over par. Texas’ round puts them three shots back of Miami, who...


Sports editor looks back at place he called home for four years

Jacob Martella May 6, 2016

Editor’s note: A 30 column is a chance for departing permanent staff to say farewell and reflect on their time spent in The Daily Texan’s basement office. The term comes from the old typesetting...


Four years after record-breaking run, Leo Manzano hopes to repeat Olympic success

Jacob Martella May 4, 2016

Leo Manzano took his place at the starting blocks before the 800-meter race at the Texas Relays.   The 2012 Olympic silver medalist dominated the event the past three years, setting the Texas Relays...


Ridgeway’s slide presents cautionary tale to those who decide to leave college early

Jacob Martella May 3, 2016

Hassan Ridgeway left Texas a year early for the draft because the NFL College Advisory Committee gave him a second-round grade. But the former Longhorn defensive lineman didn’t hear his name called...


Longhorns ousted from Big 12 tournament after 4-1 loss to Oklahoma

Jacob Martella May 2, 2016

The Longhorns’ time in the Big 12 tournament was over before it had a chance to start. Texas tallied just one match win in a 4-1 defeat to Oklahoma in the first round of the Big 12 tournament...


Longhorn women win, Texas men finish second at Drake Relays

Jacob Martella and Leah Vann May 1, 2016

Despite cold and rainy weather, the Texas women’s relay team came out on top at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, this weekend. The Longhorns totaled 26 points during the relays, tying...


Longhorns must win Big 12 tournament to make NCAA tournament

Jacob Martella April 27, 2016

So far this season, the Longhorns have a 9–6 record in the Big 12, sit in a tie for third in the conference and are 4–2 against TCU and Texas Tech, the top two teams in the Big 12. But as...


Okolo, Longhorn men shine at LSU Alumni Gold meet

Jacob Martella and Leah Vann April 25, 2016

The NCAA Championships are still over a month away, but senior Courtney Okolo showed why she’ll be one of the favorites to win the 400-meter title this weekend. Okolo destroyed the field and...

Longhorns stumble slightly in second round of Big 12 Championship

Jacob Martella April 24, 2016

The Longhorns slipped up a bit in the second round of the Big 12 Championship in San Antonio, finishing the day three-over par and five strokes back of leader Oklahoma State with 18 holes to go. Texas...


Longhorns fall 5-2 at Texas Tech

Jacob Martella April 24, 2016

A pair of wins by senior Michael Riechmann and redshirt freshman Julian Zlobinksy weren’t nearly enough for Texas against No. 9 Texas Tech. The Red Raiders dominated from the first serve to hand...

Longhorns, Sophia Schubert second after first round of Big 12 Championship

Jacob Martella April 24, 2016

The Longhorns’ quest for their first conference championship since 2011 got off to a strong start Friday, finishing the day at 2-under par and in a tie for second place in the Big 12 Championship...


Isaiah Taylor hires agent, officially forgoes senior season

Jacob Martella April 21, 2016

Editor's note: This story has been updated since its original publication. What appeared to be a game-winning shot in the NCAA tournament turned out to be the last bucket of a three-year career...


Column: Longhorns need to rely on running backs for success in 2016

Jacob Martella April 20, 2016

It might have been easy to miss on Saturday, but through the intermittent rain and freshman quarterback Shane Buechele’s flashy performance, another part of the Longhorns’ offense emerged as...


Four things we learned at the spring game

Jacob Martella April 17, 2016

Fans got their first look at what the 2016 season could hold with the annual spring game on Saturday. The “Texas” team took the 21-7 rain-shortened contest, but the intrigue was more about...


Five things we learned at the spring game

Jacob Martella April 17, 2016

Fans got their first look at what the 2016 season could hold with the annual spring game on Saturday. The “Texas” team took the 21-7 rain-shortened contest, but the intrigue was more about...


With Red River Rivalry looming, Longhorns need series win to take step from good to great

Jacob Martella April 12, 2016

The Red River Rivalry once again commences this weekend, but no, we’re not talking about the annual football showdown in Dallas.  Texas softball makes the 372-mile trek across the state...

Longhorns fall 3-2 to Texas Tech, remain winless in Big 12 play

Jacob Martella April 10, 2016

The Longhorns had the opportunity they wanted, despite trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh against Texas Tech on Friday. Sophomore catcher Randel Leahy stepped to the plate with two outs and runners...

Sophia Schubert’s three-under helps Longhorns to seventh-place spot through first round of PING/ASU Invitational

Jacob Martella April 10, 2016

Sophomore Sophia Schubert carded a three-under par score, helping the Longhorns finish the first round of the PING/ASU Invitational on Friday afternoon. Schubert, who is five shots back of UCLA’s...

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Morolake Akinosun’s history-making run highlights Longhorns’ final day at Texas Relays

Jacob Martella April 3, 2016

The Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays have been around for 89 years, but the 21,006 fans that filled Mike A. Myers Stadium on Saturday afternoon saw something that’s never happened in the event’s...


Live Blog: Texas Relays | April 2, 2016

Jacob Martella April 2, 2016

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Record-setting day sets Longhorns up for potential championship

Jacob Martella March 26, 2016

The Longhorns will head into the final day of the NCAA Championships with a comfortable 95-point lead over California after record-setting performances by sophomore Joseph Schooling and freshman Townley...


Despite disappointing tournament run, seniors believe in head coach Shaka Smart

Jacob Martella March 23, 2016

The subdued and desolate Texas locker room in the wee hours of Saturday after the last-second loss to Northern Iowa was a long way away from the loud and positive practices.  A long way away from...

Longhorns look to keep momentum up in Hawaii

Jacob Martella March 22, 2016

The Longhorns will look to continue their string of three straight top-five finishes this week at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii.   Texas is coming off of a 5-1 defeat...


Jesperson’s prayer ends Longhorns’ hopes of long tournament run

Jacob Martella March 19, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY — Just like that, the Longhorns’ time in the NCAA tournament was over. Junior guard Isaiah Taylor tied the game at 72 with 2.7 seconds left to play and with Northern Iowa...


Longhorns fall to Texas A&M 5-4 on walk-off home run

Jacob Martella March 16, 2016

The Longhorns experienced the entire range of emotions in the final inning against Texas A&M on Tuesday night. Texas entered the ninth inning down 4-0, but two RBI hits by freshman third baseman...


Longhorns draw No. 6 seed in West Region, potential showdown with Texas A&M looms

Jacob Martella March 13, 2016

Texas and Texas A&M might not compete regularly anymore, but the NCAA selection committee did their best to set up a potential showdown between the two in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The...


Longhorns split two games in Maverick Invitational

Jacob Martella March 13, 2016

After a washout of Friday’s games because of rain, the Longhorns split their two games in the Maverick Classic on Saturday, defeating Samford 10-8 before falling 3-2 to Arizona in eight innings. The...


Cold first-half shooting dooms Longhorns to 75-61 loss to Baylor in Big 12 quarterfinals

Jacob Martella March 11, 2016

The Longhorns’ Big 12 tournament run was over before it had a chance to start. Texas opened its quarterfinal match up against Baylor hitting just five of its first 23 shots, allowing the Bears...


Longhorns struggle in final round to finish second in UNF Collegiate

Jacob Martella March 9, 2016

The Longhorns set themselves up in prime position for their first win of the spring season in the first two rounds of the UNF Collegiate on Monday, but all hope of a team win fell by the wayside in Tuesday’s...


Big 12 Notebook: Buddy Hield wins Big 12 Player of the Year award

Jacob Martella March 9, 2016

Kansas might have won the Big 12, but Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield took the Conference’s Player of the Year award, the Big 12 announced on Sunday. Hield, who won the award for the second-straight...


Prince Ibeh, Isaiah Taylor lead Longhorns in Big 12 honors

Jacob Martella March 7, 2016

After lifting the Longhorns from a bubble team to a solid No. 5 or 6 seed in the NCAA, senior center Prince Ibeh and junior point guard Isaiah Taylor received recognition for their efforts from the Big...


Roach’s late run sparks Longhorns to 62-50 win over Oklahoma State

Jacob Martella March 5, 2016

Kerwin Roach Jr. and the Longhorns struggled through the first 35 minutes Friday night. Texas was shooting 37 percent from the field, buried neck deep in foul trouble and tied with an Oklahoma State...


Big 12 Notebook: Kansas wins 12th-straight Big 12 title

Jacob Martella March 2, 2016

Before they stomped all over the Longhorns on Monday night, the Jayhawks had a little bit of celebrating to do.  Kansas wrapped up a share of its 12th-straight Big 12 title with a 67-58 win over...


Five thoughts from the Longhorns’ 86-56 loss to Kansas

Jacob Martella March 1, 2016

Texas came out flat against Kansas Monday night, and it showed. The Jayhawks jumped out to a 15-0 lead and never looked back, handing the Longhorns a 86-56 loss on Senior Night.  Here are five...


After roller-coaster four years, seniors look to upset Kansas in final home game

Jacob Martella February 29, 2016

The Erwin Center will have a much different atmosphere Monday night compared to when the team’s seniors stepped into the arena for the first time four years ago. When Demarcus Holland, Javan Felix,...


Late game run sparks Longhorns to 76-63 win over Oklahoma

Jacob Martella February 28, 2016

Junior guard Isaiah Taylor and the Longhorns walked off the court having no idea what had just happened. Neither did Buddy Hield and the Sooners. Roughly 20 minutes earlier, Texas found itself down...


Big 12 Notebook: Kansas takes two-game lead in Big 12 race

Jacob Martella February 23, 2016

Despite all the turmoil in college basketball this season, one thing looks like it will remain the same — the Kansas Jayhawks winning the Big 12 title. The Jayhawks took a big step toward...


Longhorns in ninth in Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate

Jacob Martella February 22, 2016

The Longhorns shot nine over par to finish the first round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in ninth place on Sunday afternoon. Junior Haley Mills led Texas with an even score of 72 strokes,...


Longhorns look to snap out of slump at Kansas State

Jacob Martella February 22, 2016

Shaka Smart walked into a dejected Longhorns locker room after a 78-64 loss to Baylor on Saturday. But the head coach didn’t yell at his players. Instead, he simply talked to them. “These...


Baylor defense stymies Longhorns in 76-61 defeat

Jacob Martella February 21, 2016

The first three possessions said it all. The 24th-ranked Longhorns opened Saturday’s game against No. 25 Baylor with three-straight turnovers. The Bears pounced immediately, turning the extra...


Column: Longhorns don’t need their freshmen to be great, just consistent for postseason run

Jacob Martella February 18, 2016

Shaka Smart came up with a creative analogy for his trio of talented freshmen. “They’re on a roller coaster ride right now,” the head coach said on Monday. “They don’t...


Longhorns gear up for tough home schedule to finish season

Jacob Martella February 16, 2016

The Longhorns struggled last week on the road against ranked teams, but there’s no time to lick their wounds. Texas faces four more ranked opponents over the next two weeks, including No. 10 West...


Longhorns hang with Cyclones, but fall 85-75 for second-straight road loss

Jacob Martella February 14, 2016

Before leaving for Ames, junior guard Kendal Yancy said the Longhorns weren’t going to let themselves get “punked.” The team did just that for the first 35 minutes of Saturday...


Three-run sixth lifts Longhorns to season-opening win over Arkansas

Jacob Martella February 12, 2016

Runners stood at second and third with no outs for Texas in the bottom of the sixth. The Longhorns had this same exact situation in the second inning, but couldn’t score.  This time,...

Five thoughts from the Longhorns’ loss at Oklahoma

Jacob Martella February 9, 2016

Texas led for almost 35 minutes; Oklahoma led for just 49 seconds. But the Sooners led at the right time, grabbing a 63-60 win on Big Monday. Here are five thoughts from the loss. Missed opportunity Texas...


Big 12 Notebook — Jameel McKay suspended indefinitely by Iowa State

Jacob Martella February 9, 2016

The Cyclones will be without senior forward Jameel McKay for a second-straight game because of a suspension. Head coach Steve Prohm suspended McKay indefinitely Thursday, and McKay did not travel...


Longhorns start tough stretch of games with road contest versus Oklahoma

Jacob Martella February 8, 2016

The last four games have gone as well as the Longhorns could have hoped. Texas has won each of those four games — including a road win at No. 15 Baylor — and most bracketologists have them...


Connor Lammert finding his stroke from beyond the arc

Jacob Martella February 5, 2016

Connor Lammert struggled in Fort Worth on Jan. 9.  The senior forward missed all seven shots he took in a loss TCU, scoring a season-low one point and leading head coach Shaka Smart to say Lammert...


Longhorns hang on to beat Baylor 67-59 on the road

Jacob Martella February 2, 2016

WACO — Texas and No. 15 Baylor spent Monday night slugging it out, both with baskets and fouls. Both teams, who had a scuffle in overtime in their last meeting, combined for 30 fouls while shooting...


Strong first half lifts Longhorns to 72-58 win over Vanderbilt

Jacob Martella January 31, 2016

The wake-up call came early for the Longhorns Saturday morning. The team woke up at 7:30 a.m. for a rare 11 a.m. tipoff against Vanderbilt. But Texas showed no signs of grogginess against the Commodores,...


Prince Ibeh fills starting role in wake of Ridley’s injury

Jacob Martella January 29, 2016

Prince Ibeh left the Erwin Center court to a standing ovation on Tuesday night; his double-double performance earned him the well-deserved honor. It was a long time coming for the senior center. Ibeh...


Big 12 Notebook — No. 14 Iowa State upsets No. 4 Kansas

Jacob Martella January 26, 2016

Hilton Magic claimed yet another victim Monday night. No. 14 Iowa State reprised its role as spoiler, beating No. 4 Kansas 85-72. The Jayhawks led for a little over three-fourths of the game, but...


Second-half run propels No. 3 Kansas to win over Texas

Jacob Martella January 24, 2016

The Longhorns had No. 3 Kansas right where they wanted it — Texas started off hot, sank eight of its first 12 shots and took a 35-30 lead into the half. The Jayhawks, who had dropped two of their...


Texas hopes to upset No. 3 Kansas

Jacob Martella January 22, 2016

Head coach Shaka Smart, junior guard Isaiah Taylor and senior guard Javan Felix sat slumped at the podium following a loss at TCU on Jan. 9. Neither Smart nor the two veteran guards had much to say...


Longhorns nearly blow 23-point lead, hang on for win against Oklahoma State

Jacob Martella January 17, 2016

Junior guard Isaiah Taylor stepped to the free-throw line with Texas holding just a three-point lead. The Longhorns had led by as many as 23 points 15 minutes prior, but cold shooting allowed Oklahoma...


Longhorns look to stay on winning track against Oklahoma State

Jacob Martella January 16, 2016

The dejected Longhorns shuffled off the court in Fort Worth after a tough one-point loss to TCU on Saturday   Days later, those same players had much different expressions leaving the Frank...


UT will not face further NCAA inquiry

Jacob Martella January 13, 2016

UT athletics will not face further inquiry by the NCAA, according to a report by NCAA Compliance expert Gene Marsh released on Wednesday. The Chronicle of Higher Education published a story back on...


Five thoughts from Texas’ 94-91 overtime win over No. 17 Iowa State

Jacob Martella January 13, 2016

Closing out a game Tuesday night, however, the Longhorns were clutch when they needed to be. Texas had an answer for just about every Iowa State run. The Longhorns shot 3-of-6 in overtime, jumping...


Mack Brown to be honored with lifetime achievement award

Jacob Martella January 12, 2016

Two years after stepping down as Texas head coach, Mack Brown will receive the lifetime achievement award at the Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards on Wednesday. Brown is one of only a handful of...


Texas falls to TCU for first time since 1995

Jacob Martella January 10, 2016

FORT WORTH — Isaiah Taylor and the Longhorns are going to want to have this one back. Down by one with seven seconds left, the junior guard tried a fadeaway shot over two defenders, but the ball...


Longhorns look to keep momentum up at TCU

Jacob Martella January 9, 2016

The first two games for the Longhorns without senior center Cameron Ridley were a nightmare in the paint. Texas gave up an average of 34 points in the paint and were out-rebounded in losses to UConn...


Felix, Taylor lead Longhorns to 60-57 win over Kansas State

Jacob Martella January 6, 2016

After trailing for the entire second half, the Longhorns came out of a timeout trailing 48-46 with 4:48 remaining in the game and needing a basket to gain momentum. Javan Felix turned out to be their...


Texas looks to open Big 12 play strong at Texas Tech

Jacob Martella January 2, 2016

During a timeout in Tuesday’s loss to UConn, the Frank Erwin Center jumbotron rolled a video of players listing their New Year’s resolutions. Several players, including junior guard Isaiah...


Longhorns’ home win streak ends with 71-66 loss to UConn

Jacob Martella December 30, 2015

The Longhorns’ life without senior center Cameron Ridley got off to a rocky start Tuesday night at the Frank Erwin Center. Texas shot just 39 percent from the field while four UConn players scored...


Oklahoma State, Wickline settle lawsuit

Jacob Martella December 30, 2015

Oklahoma State settled a lawsuit with former Texas offensive line coach Joe Wickline, the Associated Press reported Tuesday afternoon.   The school had previously filed a suit against Wickline,...


Four things to know about Texas vs. UConn

Jacob Martella December 29, 2015

Tuesday,  8 p.m., Frank Erwin Center, ESPN2, 104.9 FM No Ridley for a while The Longhorns will have to find a way to win without senior center Cameron Ridley, who’s out indefinitely with...


Texas lawyer, benefactor Joe Jamail passes away

Jacob Martella December 23, 2015

Texas lawyer and longtime University benefactor Joe Jamail passed away in Houston on Wednesday morning after complications from pneumonia, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Jamail graduated...


Five thoughts on Texas’ 84-82 win over No. 3 North Carolina

Jacob Martella December 13, 2015

The Longhorns notched head coach Shaka Smart’s first signature win as head coach on a buzzer-beater by senior guard Javan Felix. Here are five thoughts from the victory: These Longhorns got...


Longhorns set to host No. 3 North Carolina in biggest non-conference game of the schedule

Jacob Martella December 12, 2015

Last year, the Longhorns entered their marquee non-conference game against No. 1 Kentucky riding high with momentum. They were undefeated and less than a week removed from beating UConn on the road...


Walk-ons steal show in Longhorns’ 116-50 rout over UTSA

Jacob Martella December 9, 2015

Junior forward Ryan McClurg received the ball in the low post. As he backed his man into the basket, the Frank Erwin Center crowd rose in anticipation — even though Texas carried a 98-37 lead...

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Holland, Ridley lead Longhorns to 59-49 win over Samford

Jacob Martella December 5, 2015

Finding Demarcus Holland on the floor this season has been difficult. Between freshman guard Kerwin Roach, Jr., junior guard Isaiah Taylor and senior center Cameron Ridley, eyes have been far away from...


Smart wants Longhorns to stay focused on process

Jacob Martella December 4, 2015

Against UT-Arlington on Tuesday, the Longhorns looked like the team ousted in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season. They struggled shooting, couldn’t control the ball and looked...

Games to Watch: Week 14

Jacob Martella December 4, 2015

No. 5 Michigan State vs. No. 4 Iowa Saturday — 7:17 p.m. — FOX The only play-and-you’re-in conference title game comes from the Big Ten. Michigan State faces an Iowa team that...


Big 12 Notebook: Week 14

Jacob Martella December 4, 2015

Matt Campbell named Iowa State head coach Just days after the final whistle blew on the Iowa State season, the Cyclones found their next head coach. The school announced Sunday its hiring of Toledo...


Column: Despite 1-2 record in Bahamas tournament, Longhorns show signs of potential

Jacob Martella November 30, 2015

A simple look at Texas’ scores from the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament might paint a sour picture. The Longhorns suffered losses to Texas A&M and Michigan, finishing sixth of eight teams,...

Games to Watch: Week 13

Jacob Martella November 25, 2015

No. 5 Oklahoma at No. 9 Oklahoma State Saturday — 7 p.m. — ABC The annual Bedlam game holds a special kind of magnitude this year. Oklahoma comes into its annual rivalry game with...


Cleare ready to play in front of his hometown crowd

Jacob Martella November 24, 2015

The Longhorns’ trip to the Bahamas this week will be just another trip to a foreign country to play basketball for most. But for junior forward Shaquille Cleare, the Battle 4 Atlantis offers a...


Smart picks up first win as Texas head coach

Jacob Martella November 22, 2015

A week ago, senior guard Javan Felix had two open looks from beyond the arc with time running down to take the lead against Washington. Both shots, however, clanked off the rim, earning the Longhorns a...

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Longhorns fall to Washington in season opener

Jacob Martella November 14, 2015

The Longhorns had the situation they wanted down by two with time running down in the season opener against Washington. After a defensive stop, junior guard Isaiah Taylor led a two-on-one down court...


Longhorns set to open season against Washington in China

Jacob Martella November 13, 2015

At 3:30 a.m. last Saturday, the Longhorns loaded onto buses following an exhibition win over Tarleton State. The team trekked three hours north to Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and embarked on a 15-hour, 35-minute...

Games to Watch: Week 11

Jacob Martella November 13, 2015

No. 12 Oklahoma at No. 4 Baylor  Saturday — 7 p.m. — ABC The Big 12 sees time in the spotlight with ESPN and College GameDay in Waco. Playoff implications are on the line in...

Big 12 Notebook: Week 11

Jacob Martella November 13, 2015

OSU’s Washington added to Biletnikoff Award watch list With back-to-back stellar performances, Oklahoma State receiver James Washington has found his way onto the Biletnikoff Award watch list,...


Games to Watch: Week 10

Jacob Martella November 6, 2015

No. 4 LSU at No. 7 Alabama Saturday — 7 p.m. — CBS Once again, the SEC gives us the must-see game of the week. Since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa in 2007, this game has been a...

Games to Watch: Week 9

Jacob Martella October 30, 2015

No. 9 Notre Dame at No. 21 Temple Saturday — 7 p.m. — ABC If you had this game as Week 9’s only matchup between ranked opponents, you’re lying. The Fighting...

Big 12 Notebook: Week 9

Jacob Martella October 30, 2015

Baylor QB Seth Russell out for season The Bears’ road to their third-straight Big 12 title and a potential playoff berth got even tougher Monday when the team announced that quarterback Seth Russell...

Games to Watch: Week 8

Jacob Martella October 23, 2015

No. 15 Texas A&M at No. 24 Ole Miss Saturday — 6 p.m. — ESPN This match up doesn’t have the same luster it had a few weeks ago, but it’s just as vital for the two teams...


Big 12 Notebook: Week 8

Jacob Martella October 23, 2015

Four Big 12 coaches named to award watch list The Big 12 has been lost in the craziness of college football this season, but four coaches in the conference are on the radar for one postseason award....


Orange-White scrimmage gives first look at Texas hoops

Jacob Martella October 22, 2015

A little bit of Kansas' Allen Fieldhouse in Austin. That’s how senior guard Demarcus Holland described Wednesday night. A near capacity crowd of 3,129 huddled into Gregory Gym for...


Longhorns continue to prepare with month left until season begins

Jacob Martella October 14, 2015

Head coach Shaka Smart stood at the center of the practice gym at Cooley Pavilion. In front of and behind him, the guards worked on quick passing and outside shooting. On a side court, the centers worked...


Big 12 Notebook: Week 6

Jacob Martella October 7, 2015

Big 12 acknowledges error in Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State The Big 12 acknowledged Sunday that the officiating crew and chain crew made an error during the game between Kansas State and Oklahoma State...

Games to Watch: Week 5

Jacob Martella October 2, 2015

No. 6 Notre Dame at No. 12 Clemson Saturday — 7 p.m. — ABC The game of the week features two teams on the outside looking in when it comes to the four-team playoff. Notre Dame has managed...

Big 12 Notebook: Week 5

Jacob Martella October 1, 2015

Big 12 head of officials clears OSU-Texas crew Just days after Big 12 referees were at the center of Oklahoma State’s 30-27 loss over Texas, the conference’s head of officiating failed to...


Eddie Hall’s road to basketball walk-on tryouts filled with bumps, detours

Jacob Martella September 30, 2015

When Eddie Hall showed up to Cooley Pavilion early Tuesday morning, he expected an intense workout. He watched some film of head coach Shaka Smart’s defense — which is similar to what Hall...

Games to Watch: Week 4

Jacob Martella September 25, 2015

No. 9 UCLA at No. 16 Arizona Saturday — 7 p.m. — ABC The Pac-12 gets its chance to shine Saturday with two marquee matchups. The first comes out in the desert with UCLA heading to Arizona....

Big 12 Notebook: Week 4

Jacob Martella September 25, 2015

Kickoff times for Oct. 3 The Big 12 will get a lot of national television exposure next Saturday as conference play begins its second week. The league announced Monday the start times for all ten...


Regents approve Patterson’s settlement

Jacob Martella and Matthew Adams September 24, 2015

The UT System Board of Regents unanimously approved Thursday a settlement for former athletic director Steve Patterson’s resignation. The details of the resignation are not yet available, but...

Games to Watch: Week 3

Jacob Martella September 18, 2015

No. 15 Ole Miss at No. 2 Alabama ESPN — 8:15 p.m. — Saturday Alabama will host the game of the week Saturday as the SEC sees its first top-­15 matchup this season. Ole Miss crosses...

Big 12 Notebook: Week 3

Jacob Martella September 18, 2015

Joe Hubener leads K-State to win over UTSA Quarterback Joe Hubener went into Kansas State’s road game against UTSA with no prior experience at the position at any level. But the junior still managed...


Fenves introduces Mike Perrin as interim athletic director

Jacob Martella September 16, 2015

New interim athletic director Mike Perrin remembers the very reason he came to Texas in the first place. In 1964, Perrin attended a football practice. The electricity of the team, then led by legendary...

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