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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

Matthew Caldwell, Sports Reporter

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Longhorns in the pros: Checking in on Texas’ 2021 NBA draft picks

June 26, 2022

The 2022 NBA draft took place Thursday with zero Longhorns being drafted. A little over a year ago, however, three Longhorns were taken in the 2021 NBA draft, tying the record for most Texas players chosen...

Evaluating transfer Tyrese Hunter with former Iowa State Daily reporter Matt Belinson

Evaluating transfer Tyrese Hunter with former Iowa State Daily reporter Matt Belinson

June 16, 2022

The Texas men’s basketball team recently landed Tyrese Hunter, the top-ranked transfer in the country according to 247Sports. Hunter averaged 11 points and 4.9 assists per game for Iowa State last season...

Young talent lifts No. 3 Texas to 2nd straight women’s tennis national championship, defeating No. 2 Oklahoma 4-1

Young talent lifts No. 3 Texas to 2nd straight women’s tennis national championship, defeating No. 2 Oklahoma 4-1

May 23, 2022

The Texas women once again find themselves above the rest as the Longhorns captured their second-straight NCAA title Sunday night with a 4-1 victory over No. 2 Oklahoma. In his sixth year leading the...

No. 3 Texas upsets No. 1 North Carolina, heads back to NCAA championship

No. 3 Texas upsets No. 1 North Carolina, heads back to NCAA championship

May 21, 2022

Heading into the national semifinals, No. 3 Texas was on a 10-match win streak that included wins over No. 18 Michigan and No. 14 Auburn in the second and third rounds respectively. Then, the Longhorns...

Inside Texas’ quarterback battle

Inside Texas’ quarterback battle

April 19, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 15, 2022 flipbook. Several weeks into spring practices, the Texas coaching staff has gotten a chance to look at most of the players. While there...

No. 11 Texas men’s tennis wins doubles point, drops 4 straight in singles to loss to No. 1 TCU

No. 11 Texas men’s tennis wins doubles point, drops 4 straight in singles to loss to No. 1 TCU

April 10, 2022
The two sides have split their last four meetings, but the Horned Frogs notched a 4-0 sweep over Texas in the second round of the ITA Indoor Championships in their only meeting this season. 
Men’s tennis coach Bruce Berque discusses 2022 season

Men’s tennis coach Bruce Berque discusses 2022 season

April 9, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 5, 2022 flipbook. Through extremely tough competition and injuries, the 2022 season has been anything but easy for Texas men’s tennis. With...

No. 4 Baylor crushes No. 11 Texas, 6-0

No. 4 Baylor crushes No. 11 Texas, 6-0

April 2, 2022

Following a 5-2 win over No. 30 Oklahoma this past Sunday, No. 11 Texas looked to add on to its three-game win streak over ranked opponents with a match against No. 4 Baylor. The last time the two faced...

No. 15 Texas men’s tennis takes advantage of strong singles play, beats No. 28 Texas A&M 4-3

No. 15 Texas men’s tennis takes advantage of strong singles play, beats No. 28 Texas A&M 4-3

March 10, 2022

No. 15 Texas men’s tennis traveled over to College Station to face No. 28 Texas A&M Wednesday night. With the Longhorns coming off a close loss to No. 8 Georgia and the Aggies being 3–5 in their...

No. 9 Texas women’s basketball routes Oklahoma State in Erwin Center’s final game, 65-50

No. 9 Texas women’s basketball routes Oklahoma State in Erwin Center’s final game, 65-50

March 5, 2022

After 45 years of playing in the Frank Erwin Center, No. 9 Texas put on one final show, defeating Oklahoma State 65–50 on Saturday.  The 12,506 fans beckoned by head coach Vic Schaefer, who wanted...

On Sunday, February 13th Micah Braswell makes a run for the ball at the UCF vs UT men’s tennis match.

No. 12 Texas falls short in Athens after strong comeback

March 2, 2022

After a little over a week-long break, Texas was back in action in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, falling just short of a victory, losing 4–3, to No. 15 Georgia. No. 12 Texas faces four top-20 teams...

On Sunday, February 13th Micah Braswell makes a run for the ball at the UCF vs UT men’s tennis match.

No. 14 Texas sweeps UCF, gains momentum heading into ITA tournament

February 14, 2022

Coming off a sweep versus Rice last Friday night, No. 14 Texas looked to secure another win heading into the ITA National Men’s Team Indoor Championship next weekend. After being ranked No. 11 on Jan....

No. 9 Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 2 Baylor, 6-1, in first matchup since conference championship

No. 9 Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 2 Baylor, 6-1, in first matchup since conference championship

February 10, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the Feb. 8, 2022 flipbook. No. 9 Texas kicked off Big 12 play Monday night in a top-10 matchup with No. 2 Baylor. While the Longhorns hoped to bounce back...

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