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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Matt Warden
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The basement’s quietest dweller

May 2, 2014

After three years as a secret basement dweller in The Daily Texan, I can say one thing for certain: I actually kind of enjoyed it.  For my fellow staffers who don’t know me, and I’m...

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Texas baseball faces tough conference test in West Virginia

May 2, 2014

Coming off a resilient victory on Tuesday night, the Longhorns’ main concern is moving up the conference standings this weekend. No. 19 Texas (33-13, 10-8 Big 12) will head to Morgantown, West...

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Texas withstands rally, holds on to beat Prairie View A&M 6-3

April 30, 2014

With two outs in the top of the sixth inning, it looked like the Longhorns were on their way to a blowout victory — then the Panther comeback started. Texas (33-13, 10-8 Big 12) was able to withstand...

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Baseball looks to get back on track against Prairie View A&M

April 29, 2014

Texas fell three games behind Oklahoma State in the Big 12 after two losses this weekend, but its lack of runs was the bigger story. The Longhorns (32-13, 10-8 Big 12) came into last weekend fully aware...

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Cowboys thrash Longhorns 8-3 on Senior Day to take series

April 28, 2014

Despite its rousing applause for seniors Madison Carter, Jacob Felts, Weston Hall, Mark Payton, Alex Silver and Nathan Thornhill before Sunday’s game, the raucous crowd wasn’t enough to save...

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Texas baseball battles for top of Big 12 against Oklahoma State

April 25, 2014

If Texas wants to capture the Big 12 title this season, it has to do it this weekend.  The No. 10 Longhorns (31-11, 9-6 Big 12) will host No. 21 Oklahoma State (29-12, 11-4 Big 12) in a three-game...

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Following weekend setback, Longhorn baseball to face UTPA

April 22, 2014

While the Longhorns didn’t blow their chances at postseason play this weekend, their three straight losses to TCU took them back to last season, if just for those three games. The Horned Frogs’...

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Longhorns fall to Sooners 4-1 in pitcher’s duel

April 18, 2014

The most recent chapter in the Red River Rivalry was written Thursday night on ESPN2, a platform not usually reserved for regular season softball games. Texas (26-17, 6-2 Big 12) dropped its second...

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Longhorns win fourth-straight with 10-2 win over UT-Arlington

April 16, 2014

After just one hit through the first two innings, sophomore left fielder Ben Johnson made sure Tuesday night wouldn’t be a repeat for Texas. The sixth-ranked Longhorns (30-8, 9-3 Big 12) knocked...

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Longhorns will host New Mexico State in annual spring match

April 11, 2014

Following a shocking exit in the semifinals of the 2013 NCAA Volleyball Championships in December, the Longhorns will play their annual spring match Saturday against New Mexico State at Gregory Gym, where...

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Texas continues battle for Red River and the Big 12

April 11, 2014

When Texas travels to Oklahoma this weekend, it will be competing for a lot more than Red River bragging rights. The Longhorns will try to continue their recent Big 12 success after dropping a tough...

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Rice smashes Texas 7-2 in season rematch

April 9, 2014

Junior pitcher Lukas Schiraldi struggled to find the zone Tuesday night, and the Longhorns paid for it. No. 7 Texas (26-8, 6-3 Big 12) fell to No. 21 Rice (23-12) 7-2 in the second meeting between the...

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Texas baseball to battle Rice after series sweep of Baylor

April 8, 2014

The No. 8 Longhorns had been on a tear at the plate heading into last weekend’s series with Baylor, and, when the weekend was over, Texas had shown it has the will to match its skills. Texas (26-7,...

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Texas baseball battles the Bears for conference record advantage

April 4, 2014

When eighth-ranked Texas hosts Baylor this weekend, one team will shed its .500 conference record. The Longhorns (23-7, 3-3 Big 12) will battle the Bears (15-13, 4-4 Big 12) in their first home games...

Weekend Previews

March 28, 2014

Men’s swimming and diving perform well on first day of NCAA Championships Sophomores Matt Ellis and John Murray as well as juniors Tripp Cooper and Kip Darmody represented Texas in the 200-yard...

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Texas baseball to battle Texas Tech after historic win

March 28, 2014

After 1,894 victories as a head coach, Augie Garrido and his team have only one thing on their minds: Lubbock. Twelfth-ranked Texas will battle Texas Tech (21-7, 3-3 Big 12) on the road this weekend...

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As the son of a legend, Kacy Clemens is focusing on the little things for Texas baseball

March 25, 2014

Despite the team-first approach of head coach Augie Garrido’s small-ball system, freshman infielder Kacy Clemens has already found a way to stand out. Entering his first collegiate season, most...

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Bats erupt in Texas baseball’s sweep of Columbia

March 24, 2014

The pitching staff continued its dominance this weekend, but it was the Texas bats that stole the show against Columbia. No. 19 Texas played nearly flawless baseball this weekend, sweeping...

Texas baseball looks to recover after slump

March 18, 2014

The Longhorns’ pitching staff continues to look poised for an NCAA Tournament run, but, after a 1-2 start in Big 12 play, Texas must figure out how to do more than just pitch. Texas (15-6) was...

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Longhorns baseball riding five-game win streak into series with Hawaii

March 7, 2014

Strong pitching has been the catalyst for the No. 10 Longhorns, whose offense has started to find its groove during a five-game win streak. Texas (10-3) secured its fifth win in a row Tuesday against...

Texas baseball stifles competition at Houston College Classic

March 3, 2014

The No. 15 Longhorns strong-armed the competition in the Houston College Classic behind their exceptional pitching staff that allowed only two earned runs in three games. Junior pitcher Dillon Peters...

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Texas baseball bound for Houston College Classic

February 28, 2014

After a thrilling walk-off win Tuesday night, the Longhorns’ next battle away from home won’t be a walk in the park. No. 15 Texas (6-3) will travel to Houston this weekend to compete in...

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Texas baseball takes two of three games from Stanford

February 24, 2014

Hitting .800 with four RBIs, senior outfielder Mark Payton lifted the Longhorns (5-3) to two wins in their three-game weekend series against Stanford (3-4). “I’m just keeping it simple,”...

Weekend sports previews: men’s and women’s golf and men’s tennis

February 21, 2014

Men's golf The No. 20 Texas men’s golf team will travel to Humble on Friday as the returning champ to play in the annual Bayou City Collegiate Championship, hosted by the University of Houston...

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Texas baseball carries three-game win streak into series with Stanford

February 21, 2014

When the offense isn’t scoring, it’s hard to stay on track. But after three straight wins, Texas’ offense looks to be right where it needs to be. Texas entered Tuesday night’s...

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Longhorns blank Islanders 10-0 for 11th straight home opening win

February 19, 2014

Despite an early lack of control on the mound, Texas went on to control every moment of its 11th straight home opening victory. The Longhorns (3-2) blanked Texas A&M Corpus Christi (2-3) 10-0 Tuesday...

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Texas baseball begins road to Omaha in California

February 14, 2014

Texas enters the 2014 season as a team whose numbers tell the story. The Longhorns will begin their season against No. 22 California in Berkeley, Calif. on Friday. Following a disappointing 2013 campaign...

Former Texas associate head volleyball coach joins Penn State staff

February 14, 2014

After serving five years as the Associate Head Coach to Jerritt Elliott at Texas, Salima Rockwell is returning to her alma mater. Penn State University announced on Thursday that Rockwell, who was a...

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For UT baseball and softball, a tale of two programs

January 31, 2014

Baseball - Texas looks to rebound from disappointing season Baseball - Texas offense must eke out crucial runs to win games Baseball - Payton returns to lead Longhorns Baseball...

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First Pitch: Texas offense must eke out crucial runs to win games

January 31, 2014

Texas head coach Augie Garrido’s small-ball approach is all about committing oneself to the good of the team. There’s no room for selfishness or entitlement. Last season the Longhorns (27-24-1)...

First Pitch: Thornhill returns for final season to get Texas back on track

January 31, 2014

For Nathan Thornhill, the wins don’t tell the whole story. The senior returns as one of the three weekend starters for the Longhorns this season after finishing his junior campaign with a deceptive...

Preview: Texas men’s and women’s tennis and track and field

January 24, 2014

Men's tennis After a shutout victory over Arkansas on Wednesday, the No. 20 Longhorns are in the driver’s seat to a dominant season.  Texas (3-0) earned its third consecutive dual-match...

Men’s tennis to face Rice and Arkansas this weekend

January 17, 2014

The Longhorns (1-0) look to continue winning when they travel to Houston to face Rice on Friday before hosting Arkansas on Sunday afternoon. Texas, ranked No. 20 in the country after winning its 17th...

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Petty, Seastrunk make for dynamic Baylor backfield while Hager leads Bears defense

December 6, 2013

QB Bryce Petty (Jr.) Jameis Winston and Johnny Manziel are garnering Heisman attention for their performances this season but Bryce Petty is putting up his own Heisman numbers. The junior signal-caller...

Pressuring Baylor’s offense, testing its defense key in this de facto Big 12 title game

December 6, 2013

Contain Baylor’s Time Any defense would have a hard time shutting down the Baylor offense, although Oklahoma State’s three forced fumbles seemed to do the trick last week. The Bears rank...

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Texas to start tournament with Texas State, Texas A&M and UTSA

December 5, 2013

Last week, the Longhorns achieved their first perfect conference record in school history.  But that doesn’t matter now. The path to a second-straight National Championship begins with Texas...

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New athletic director Steve Patterson will have personnel changes, arena building on the horizon

December 2, 2013

Prominent personnel changes and arena developments will be on the plate early for the University’s new men’s head athletic director Steve Patterson. The University hired Steve Patterson...

Keeping Red Raiders’ passing attack in check key for Texas this week

November 27, 2013

Defend the Pass Texas Tech has the most productive passing offense in the country, averaging 400.2 passing yards per game. The biggest key for the Longhorns this week is to limit Baker Mayfield’s...

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Texas Tech once again brings potent passing game to table with Mayfield, Amaro

November 27, 2013

RB Kenny Williams (Jr.) For a team that leads the nation in passing, Texas Tech has an accomplished runner in Kenny Williams, the leading rusher for the Red Raiders with 439 yards this season. His eight...

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Signing Day recap for class of 2014

November 21, 2013

Texas athletics has been busy lately recruiting a solid batch of talent for the class of 2014. Here’s a look at the signings from each sport. Baseball Last Thursday, the Longhorn baseball team...

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Stewart the type of small but quick, productive receiver that has given Texas trouble this year

November 15, 2013

LB Caleb Lavey (Sr.) Coming off of an impressive offensive performance against West Virginia, the Texas offense is feeling good about its ability to put up points. Oklahoma State, though known for its...

Texas needs RBs Malcolm Brown, Joe Bergeron to help Horns go up-tempo

November 15, 2013

Don’t Give up Big Plays The Oklahoma State offense is ranked No. 13 in the nation for a reason: it can score points in bunches. The Cowboys have two dual-threat quarterbacks that they rotate in...

No. 1 Texas outlasts Kansas to remain undefeated in Big 12 play

November 11, 2013

With five conference games remaining until the Big 12 tournament, the Longhorns remain undefeated after a four-set win against Kansas on Saturday. Top-ranked Texas (18-2, 11-0 Big 12) notched its 14th-straight...

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Players to Watch: Sims carrying load at tailback but Caswell a big-play threat at WR for West Virginia

November 8, 2013

RB Charles Sims (Sr.) Charles Sims is the leading rusher for a very balanced Mountaineers offense. Sims has carried the ball 144 times this season for 754 yards and five touchdowns. His solid 5.2 yards...

Keys to the Game: Continuing to run the ball, stop run key in road test against West Virginia

November 8, 2013

Keep Running the Ball Texas ran the ball 44 times for 221 yards against Kansas, the third game in a row the Longhorns have won running the ball at least 40 times. Malcolm Brown re-established himself...

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No. 1 Texas Volleyball seeks 13th consecutive win at Oklahoma

November 1, 2013

Despite their 12-game winning streak, the Longhorn volleyball team knows there are still many tests moving forward. Top-ranked Texas will head to Oklahoma on Saturday in search of its 13th consecutive...

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Kansas offensive unproductive but has weapons in Sims, Mundine

November 1, 2013

RB James Sims (Sr.) Although the Jayhawks have had trouble finding the end zone this season, they usually find success when the run game is clicking. For his troubles, James Sims is Kansas’ leading...

Without his redshirt anymore, Swoopes needs to play more against Kansas

November 1, 2013

Play Tyrone Swoopes Mack Brown decided to take Swoopes’ redshirt off when he put him in the game against TCU last weekend, when Swoopes ran three times for -2 yards. While this may not be a true...

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No. 1 Texas notches fifth Big 12 sweep with win at Kansas State

October 28, 2013

Top-ranked Texas (15-2, 8-0 Big 12) continued its winning streak in Manhattan, Kan. on Saturday afternoon by sweeping Kansas State (14-7, 2-6 Big 12). The win gave the Longhorns eight consecutive conference...

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Boykin, Catalon make for a mobile TCU backfield while Hackett has been a takeaway machine

October 25, 2013

RB B.J. Catalon (So.) The sophomore running back is the leading rusher for an offense that averages 139.1 rushing yards per game, putting them at No. 94 in the nation. Although quarterback Trevone Boykin...

Running the ball like it did against OU, winning turnover battle crucial for Texas against TCU

October 25, 2013

Run the Ball In case you missed this key to the game for the last few games, here it is again. The Longhorns need to run the ball a lot against TCU to establish the tempo they want to play at. Texas...

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October 24, 2013

Texas swimmer, diver earn Big 12 Honors Senior swimmer Samantha Tucker and junior diver Emma Ivory-Ganja earned conference player of the week honors Wednesday for their performances against Texas A&M...

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Texas takes on West Virginia after reclaiming No. 1 ranking

October 23, 2013

After reeling off nine consecutive victories, Texas has once again reached the top of the mountain. The Longhorns received 44 of the 60 first place votes in the most recent American Volleyball Coaches...

Third-ranked Longhorns outlast Iowa State in four sets, remain undefeated in conference play

October 21, 2013

Six have tried, six have failed. Third-ranked Texas (13-2, 6-0 Big 12) notched its ninth-consecutive victory and sixth-straight in the Big 12 on Saturday, dispatching Iowa State 3-1. Although the Longhorns...

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October 17, 2013

Texas set for the Lone Star State showdown The Longhorns head to Fort Worth on Wednesday for the ITA Texas Regional Championship. Schools from all over Texas will compete to prove who the best of the...

Annual ROTC ‘Run to Dallas’ cancelled due to government shutdown

October 10, 2013

Annual ‘Run to Dallas’ cancelled with shutdown Every year the NROTC Battalion participates in the ‘Run to Dallas’ fundraiser but the shutdown of the federal government has caused...

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Texas shakes off slow start against Texas Tech to notch seventh consecutive victory

October 10, 2013

Four have tried and four have failed. No. 3 Texas (11-2, 4-0 Big 12) racked up its fourth Big 12 victory and seventh consecutive win after sweeping Texas Tech Wednesday night.  Despite outhitting...

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Players to Watch: Oklahoma stacked with offensive skill position playmakers but Shannon keeps Sooners defense clicking

October 9, 2013

Blake Bell, Junior QB All things start behind center for the Oklahoma offense and the signal-caller is Blake Bell, who has led to the Sooners to a 5-0 start this season. His efficiency has been a big...

Staying true to up-tempo offensive approach crucial for Longhorns against Sooners

October 9, 2013

Wrap Up Everyone knows Oklahoma has plastered Texas the last few seasons in the Red River Rivalry and the Sooners have the talent to do it again this season. With all the talk of Texas possessing one...

Offensive potency has buoyed Texas vollyeball’s win streak

October 9, 2013

Red Raiders beware, the Longhorns are coming for lucky number seven. No. 4 Texas (10-2, 3-0 Big 12) will host Texas Tech on Wednesday night, riding a six-game winning streak, including three-straight...

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Longhorn Volleyball cages Bears in Waco

October 3, 2013

In front of a packed house of just more than 3,000 fans — the most ever for a Baylor volleyball game — at Waco’s Ferrell Center, No. 4 Texas had to fight to earn its third-consecutive...

Players to Watch: Senior Sam Richardson the latest dual-threat quarterback Texas must prepare for

October 3, 2013

QB Sam Richardson (Sr.) Cyclones’ starting quarterback Sam Richardson has taken all but one snap for the team this season, making him perhaps the most important player to watch on this Iowa State...

Keys to the Game: Airing it out on offense, blitzing on defense crucial against Cylcones

October 3, 2013

Throw the Football It’s been stated time and time again that the Longhorns find success when they run the football more, but that will not be the key to this game with Iowa State. Texas will run...

No. 5 Texas Volleyball carries two-game shutout streak to Waco to face Baylor

October 2, 2013

Following two consecutive 3-0 sweeps to open up Big 12 play, the Longhorns will seek continued success against Baylor on the road Wednesday night. In front of a packed house for the fourth time straight,...

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No. 5 Texas sweeps TCU in first conference game

September 26, 2013

After a gauntlet of challenging preseason matches, the Longhorns cruised to a three-set victory in their conference opener.  Fifth-ranked Texas (7-2, 1-0 in conference play) established its offensive...

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Blocking is proving to be the key for the Longhorns’ clutch play

September 24, 2013

When the Longhorns begin conference play on Wednesday night, they’ll be under much less pressure than they were before.  Fifth-ranked Texas (6-2) opens up Big 12 play against TCU after notching...

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Players to Watch: Struggling Texas defense has to account for pair of talented wideouts in Lockett, Thompson

September 20, 2013

WR Tyler Lockett (Jr.) After another week of surrendering big plays and taking a loss, the Longhorns must turn their attention to a team that has beat them in their last five meetings. Kansas State...

Keys to the Game: Texas needs to force more turnovers, avoid costly special teams mistakes

September 20, 2013

Win the Turnover Battle Texas is 0-5 against Kansas State over the last decade and a big reason for this is its inability to win the turnover battle with the Wildcats. Kansas State forced Texas into...

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Jerritt Elliott adds to legacy with 300th win

September 20, 2013

Move over Mack, step aside Augie; Texas has a new 300-win man. Jerritt Elliott, head coach of the Longhorns volleyball team, notched his 300th win at Texas this past weekend with a victory over Illinois....

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Tough matches still to come on the road for Texas volleyball

September 13, 2013

After knocking off the top two teams in the country, the road for Texas holds more challenge this weekend.   The second-ranked Longhorns will travel to Illinois to take on Arizona State and No....

Players to Watch: Longhorns need to look out for improved Wallace, stud freshman Nkemdiche

September 13, 2013

QB Bo Wallace (Jr.) Last season Texas did an excellent job of shutting down the Ole Miss signal-caller, holding him to only 178 yards passing and three interceptions. But that was perhaps his worst...

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Texas Longhorn Volleyball downs No. 2 Stanford to cap perfect weekend

September 8, 2013

A day after knocking off No. 1 Penn State, No. 6 Texas dispatched No. 2 Stanford in four sets to cap off a great weekend.   Texas made sure to avoid another lackadaisical start like it had against...

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With a storied past, Texas hosts top-ranked Penn State

September 6, 2013

This weekend Texas will write another chapter in what is perhaps its most competitive rivalry, but the game won’t be against Oklahoma. The No. 6 Longhorns (2-1) will host No. 1 Penn State (2-0)...

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Players to Watch: Powerful tailback Williams, versatile linebacker Van Noy two Cougars to keep an eye on

September 6, 2013

Jamaal Williams, Sophomore RB While the Texas defense showed more improvement stopping the run than the pass against New Mexico State, the Longorns will need to be increasingly on their heels this...

Keys to the Game: Texas must win battle against BYU’s linebackers this week

September 6, 2013

Pick Up the Linebackers Texas rushed for 359 yards against New Mexico State, boasting a stellar offensive line that will be tough for any defense to beat. But two interceptions by David Ash showed that...

Texas takes two out of three matches at Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational

September 3, 2013

Top-ranked Texas traveled to Hawaii this past weekend to begin its quest to defend its 2012 National Championship at the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational. In the team’s opening matchup with Hawaii,...

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Keys to the Game vs. New Mexico State

August 30, 2013

Don’t Play down to the Competition Perhaps the only way Texas can lose its season opener against New Mexico State is if it plays down to the Aggies’ level. Despite a few slip-ups last season...

Players to Watch: Jerrel Brown takes over for dynamic Austin Franklin as Aggies’ No. 1 wideout

August 30, 2013

WR Jerrel Brown (Sr.) New Mexico State had a tough time doing anything right last season. Despite a disappointing 1-11 season, the Aggies finished No. 59 in the NCAA in passing yards and receiver Austin...

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Longhorns need to stop doing less with more heading into home stretch of season

April 30, 2013

They started from the top, now they’re here. After losing three straight games in last weekend’s series to Baylor, the Longhorns find themselves in last place in the Big 12 with essentially...

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Longhorns 4 1/2 games behind OU, likely need to win out to make NCAA Tournament

April 23, 2013

This weekend was the same story but a different chapter for a team whose book might be nearing its final pages. Texas did what it has done all season long in its first Big 12 series against newcomer...

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Errors prevalent as first series win eludes baseball

April 19, 2013

The Longhorns have dropped the ball in series after series this season, dealing a big blow to their chances of reaching the NCAA Tournament. But in the last four games, the Longhorns have literally dropped...

Another lapse in focus leads to close Series loss to Oklahoma

April 9, 2013

The pitching is there, but the consistency hasn’t yet shown itself. Texas needed a win as it entered its big series with Big 12 frontrunner Oklahoma. Despite very solid pitching performances from...

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Numbers misleading for the average Longhorns

April 3, 2013

Whoever said that numbers don’t lie wasn’t talking about the Longhorns. Augie Garrido has built the Texas baseball program on two things: solid defense and sacrificing for the good of the...

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Texas benefitting from early leads

March 26, 2013

Slow and steady may win the race, but the Longhorns’ success comes from dropping the hammer early. Texas finally claimed its first road victories of the season in its 2-1 series win over Minnesota...

Another failure to convert keeps Longhorns from first road win

March 20, 2013

They came, they saw and they blew it again. Texas’ 4-3 loss Tuesday night pushed its record on the road this season to 0-4 and gave it a third loss in the Big 12. The Longhorns never fail to get...

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Longhorns fall at the buzzer to end rough season

March 18, 2013

The Longhorns finally ran out of time — a fitting ending to a rebuilding season. Texas (12-18, 5-13) dropped their final game of the season to Kansas State 51-49 in the first round of the Big...

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Despite a tough season, women’s basketball carries momentum into tournament

March 8, 2013

It’s been a long road but after its first new season under a new head coach, Texas enters the Big 12 Championships with a lot to prove. The Longhorns (12-17, 5-13) enter this weekend’s tournament...

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Longhorns drop back-and-forth contest 64-58 in Stillwater

March 4, 2013

Just when the problem appeared to be solved, a lack of focus reared its ugly head for the Longhorns. Texas (11-17, 4-13) dropped its final road game of the season on Saturday against Oklahoma State,...

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Defense propels Longhorns past early second half surge from TCU

February 27, 2013

The Texas Longhorns bounced back from their 20-point loss to Baylor last weekend by defeating the TCU Horned Frogs 59-46 Tuesday night. Defense fueled the Longhorns’ effort as they held the Horned...

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Texas plays TCU after Baylor beat down, tries to maintain 9th place in conference

February 26, 2013

After dropping another conference game to the Big 12 champion Baylor Bears this weekend, the Longhorns sit at ninth place in the conference standings at 3-12, with three games left before the conference...

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Texas shooters silence Kansas despite late surge

February 21, 2013

The Texas Longhorns tallied their most points in a game all season, defeating the Kansas Jayhawks, 93-83. The win snapped Texas’ four-game losing streak and avenged the 38-point loss it suffered...

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Longhorns seek an end to four-game losing streak against Kansas

February 20, 2013

The last Texas losing streak spanned nine games. Another loss will put them more than half way there. The Longhorns enter their Big 12 matchup with Kansas on Wednesday on a four-game losing streak....

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Longhorns In Familiar Position In Rematch With Texas Tech

February 15, 2013

The third time wasn’t a charm for the Longhorns on Wednesday, but the fourth needs to be come Sunday. Texas (9-14, 2-10) will carry a three-game losing skid into its matchup with Texas Tech (18-7,...

Three-pointers Sink Longhorns in 68-47 Loss At Kansas State

February 14, 2013

The Texas Longhorns (9-14, 2-10) lost their third straight game Wednesday night, dropping a rematch with Kansas State (13-11, 4-8) 68-47. Despite the team’s height advantage that spurred a victory...

Baylor outruns Texas en route to 75-48 victory

February 11, 2013

First Half: With everyone counting them out before the game even started, the Longhorns had their pedal to the metal from the opening tip as they jumped out to a 5-0 lead to start the game. They wasted...

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Iowa State blankets Texas frontcourt In 67-48 defeat

February 7, 2013

After 40 minutes, it’s back to the drawing board for the Longhorns. The women’s basketball team saw its win streak come to an end on Wednesday night, falling 67-48 to the Iowa State Cyclones....

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Longhorns Power Into Matchup With Iowa State On Two Game Win Streak

February 6, 2013

After having their focus questioned, the Longhorns have responded with authority. The Longhorns (9-11, 2-7) are riding a two-game winning streak into their tough rematch with Iowa State (15-5,...

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Women’s basketball carries momentum into first-ever matchup with TCU

February 1, 2013

In the powerhouse Big 12 conference, momentum is everything. The Longhorns have it. Texas (8-11, 1-7 Big 12) is proudly coming off its first conference win of the season after its 59-40 thrashing of...

Knebel named to All-America Team

February 1, 2013

Junior pitcher Corey Knebel was named to the 2013 Baseball America  All-America second team announced Thursday. The Georgetown, TX native led the team last year with a 4-5 record and a 2.08 ERA with...

Texas native dies in X-Games crash

February 1, 2013

Caleb Moore was an up-and-coming freestyle snowmobile rider known for his innovative style. After being injured in a crash at the Winter X Games in Colorado on January 24, he died early Thursday morning...

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