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

Mantra Dave, Managing Editor

Mantra is currently the Spring 2023 Managing Editor. He's previously been an Associate Managing Editor, Copy Desk Chief, and Associate Copy Desk Chief. Every once in a while, he'll write a sports story. In addition to editing constantly, he's a Plan II, finance and geography junior. Mantra is the #1 fan of Jon Rothstein at the Texan.

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Guard SirJabari Rice goes in for a layup during the Texas mens basketball game against Texas Tech on Jan. 14, 2023. Texas beat Texas Tech 72-70.

Sir’Jabari Rice and his shot fake are for real

January 23, 2023

If there was a national men’s college hoops sixth man of the year award, Texas graduate guard Sir’Jabari Rice would be a serious contender for the theoretical honor. The former New Mexico State Aggie...

Texas head basketball coach Chris Beard leaves the court for halftime during a game against UTRGV on Dec. 3, 2021.

Texas fires Chris Beard, Rodney Terry named interim head coach

January 5, 2023

CW: This article contains mentions of interpersonal violence.  Texas has fired men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard, for cause, according to a Jan. 5 statement from Texas Athletics. Interim head...

Texas head basketball coach Chris Beard leaves the court for halftime during a game against UTRGV on Dec. 3, 2021.

Three under-the-radar men’s basketball matchups to look out for

October 25, 2022

Texas men’s basketball begins its 2022-23 campaign in less than two weeks when UTEP visits on Nov. 7. While the No. 12 Longhorns have a few high profile matchups on the non-conference schedule, Texas...

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