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

All content by Myah Taylor
Managing editor pours heart out for one last Texan story

Managing editor pours heart out for one last Texan story

December 3, 2021

In the future, when I recall the emotions The Daily Texan stirred in me, I predict “indifference” will never come to mind. My experiences at this paper have inspired laughs and tears. Pride and...

wide

Texas hopeful for 2021 following Alamo Bowl win

December 30, 2020

This time last year, Tom Herman sat down for the Alamo Bowl postgame press conference with a distant look in his eyes.  One reporter asked the Texas football head coach how he would sustain the...

5web

Breakout players: 4 Texas football players who shined in 2020

December 15, 2020

Not much went Texas’ way in 2020. The Longhorns navigated off-field controversy along with a global pandemic.They lost to rival Oklahoma and TCU — again — and will finish the season with...

cosmiweb

Ehlinger supportive, thankful for players who declared for NFL Draft

December 6, 2020

Sam Ehlinger’s left side might feel a bit different when he drops back to pass against Kansas State on Saturday.  Left tackle Sam Cosmi has been one of the senior quarterback’s greatest...

ksu2

Texas football has weight taken off in rout of Kansas State

December 6, 2020

A swarm of white bolted from the sideline out to the turf and circled around the injury cart where Derek Kerstetter lay vertical with a towel over his head. Another one covered his dislocated ankle and...

49lamweb

Ehlinger, Graham to stick out rest of season after loss to Iowa State

December 2, 2020

Sam Ehlinger said he’ll give it his all in Texas’ upcoming road game against Kansas State on Saturday, but he needed time to take a breather before he could get into preparation mode. The...

2018-11-19_Texas_vs_Iowa_State_Katie

Texas’ Big 12 Championship chances slip away on heartbreaking senior day

November 27, 2020

The gloomy haze hanging over Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon captured the heartbreak Texas players and fans must have felt as they watched Cameron Dicker’s field goal from...

notesWEB

Notes from the opponent: Iowa State

November 25, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with Zane Douglas, sports editor of The Iowa State Daily, ahead of the Texas football team’s game against Iowa State on Friday. The Daily Texan: For the last few seasons,...

herman_2019-09-16_Herman_Press_Conference_on_Rice_Game_Joshua

Herman reflects on 2021 class ahead of Iowa State game, senior day

November 24, 2020

Tom Herman expressed his gratitude for the recruiting class of 2017 ahead of the Texas football team’s Senior Day game against Iowa State.  This group of seniors, headlined by quarterback...

herman_jack

Herman feels safe as Texas head coach ahead of Kansas matchup

November 20, 2020

Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Nov. 17 issue of the The Daily Texan about the expected game Saturday. Since then, the game between Texas and Kansas has been rescheduled...

2019-10-19_Texas_v_Kansas_Joshua

KU announces Texas-Kansas football game postponed to December

November 18, 2020

Texas’ football game against Kansas on Saturday has been postponed to Dec. 12, Kansas Athletics announced in a statement Wednesday afternoon.  Kansas failed to meet Big 12 position group...

Players’_coach_Texas Athletics_

Players’ coach: Tom Herman, Texas football team ease rumors of division

November 10, 2020

Keondre Coburn picked Tom Herman up off the ground, and suddenly, the head coach was lying above the Texas football team. The sophomore defensive lineman and his teammates gave Herman the opportunity...

featureWEB

One-sided rivalry? West Virginia eager to put ‘Horns Down’ on Saturday

November 8, 2020

The only Big 12 team that might love flashing “Horns Down” more than Oklahoma is West Virginia. For the Mountaineers, the hand gesture is the best way to mock their biggest conference rival:...

wvu

Texas football tops West Virginia, but Longhorns are still ‘work in progress’

November 7, 2020

Sam Ehlinger threw three passes to three different receivers in the fourth quarter, and all of them fell incomplete. Some mistakes were on the senior quarterback, while others were on his receivers. Either...

Brett Rojo - Spencer Sanders_Texas_OklahomaState_Oct31_414

Big win over Oklahoma State restores Texas football team’s confidence

November 2, 2020

Moments after the Texas football team defeated Oklahoma State in overtime Saturday, Joseph Ossai sprawled out in the endzone. In Stillwater, Oklahoma, the junior linebacker put on a monster performance...

10-30_feature_Josh

Running back university: Ingram leads running backs into Oklahoma State matchup

November 1, 2020

No one in the Texas locker room pointed fingers at Keaontay Ingram, even though the optics could have made him an easy target. Down 33-29 with under three minutes to go in their game against TCU on...

Texas football coordinators prepare for Oklahoma State matchup

October 29, 2020

Mike Yurcich used to serve as Oklahoma State’s offensive coordinator, and now he’s calling plays for Texas. His history with the Cowboys, however, is just that. Yurcich said in a Wednesday...

Jordan_Whittington_2019-08-31-Texas_v_Louisiana_Tech_Joshua

Injuries continue to keep Jordan Whittington off the field

October 27, 2020

Jordan Whittington can hang with the most gifted athletes, but injuries continue to plague the redshirt freshman receiver. One month before Whittington enrolled early at Texas in January 2019, he capped...

Herman_2019-09-16_Herman_Press_Conference_on_Rice_Game_Joshua

Texas football gears up for big game against Oklahoma State

October 26, 2020

Oklahoma State may be Oklahoma’s “little brother,” but it’s the Cowboys who are ruling the Big 12 so far this season. Head coach Mike Gundy’s undefeated squad will welcome...

Caten Hyde - herman_tom_team_baylor_texas_CRH_1018

Icy white uniforms in Baylor matchup recall Texas football past

October 25, 2020

As the sun peeked through the clouds during Texas’ game against Baylor Saturday afternoon, it illuminated the Longhorns’ icy white uniforms.  It was the first time the Texas football...

web Notes from the opponent_Baylor Athletics

Notes from the opponent: Baylor

October 25, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with DJ Ramirez, sports editor of The Baylor Lariat, ahead of the Texas football team’s game against Baylor on Saturday. The Daily Texan: Baylor went 11–3 last year,...

Ehligher2_2019-11-23_Texas_v_Baylor_Eddie

Texas ramps up to play Baylor team hampered by COVID-19

October 23, 2020

The Texas football team is set to play Baylor Saturday in the annual battle of I-35 — so long as the Bears get their COVID-19 situation under control. Baylor returned to practice Sunday after...

herman_jack

Herman addresses questions surrounding ‘Eyes of Texas,’ COVID-19, performance in games

October 19, 2020

Many questions filled the Texas football bye week, and head coach Tom Herman tackled them in his weekly teleconference with the media Monday afternoon. In his opening statement, which clocked in at...

athletes_reax_Eddie

‘The Eyes of Texas’ debate is one of perspective

October 16, 2020

Moments after Texas’ loss to Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, Sam Ehlinger stood on the field with his horns up during “The Eyes of Texas.”   Members of the Longhorn...

herman_jack

Herman insists on unity, improvement as Texas regroups during bye

October 12, 2020

After a crushing loss to Oklahoma on Saturday, the Texas football team is now 2–2. The fanbase is growing impatient, and the program seems to be going nowhere fast in Tom Herman’s fourth season...

10-10_redriver_courtesy

A heartbreaking afternoon at the Cotton Bowl for Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger

October 10, 2020

Sam Ehlinger ran for his life Saturday — the dirt staining his white pants showed that much. But the coveted golden hat is speeding toward Norman, Oklahoma, out of the senior quarterback’s...

10-09_notes_from_opponent_Ryan

Notes from the opponent: Oklahoma

October 10, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with Caleb McCourry, sports editor of The OU Daily, ahead of Saturday’s annual Red River Rivalry game between Texas and Oklahoma. The Daily Texan: What do you think the expectations...

20190907-Texas_football_v_LSU_Joshua

Texas football fans discuss highs, lows of Tom Herman era after TCU loss

October 9, 2020

Eric Loop said he was pumped when Texas hired Tom Herman as its new head football coach in 2016.  “This offensive guru from Houston was coming in,” finance senior Loop said. “He...

Ash, Yurcich set their sights on Oklahoma

October 7, 2020

Just before TCU sophomore quarterback Max Duggan scored the 26-yard rushing touchdown that would ultimately seal the Horned Frogs’ victory over Texas last Saturday, the Longhorns’ defense spaced...

Sam_Ehlinger_2018-11-05_Texas_v_West_Virginia_Anthony

Ehlinger, Coburn hungry for win on Saturday

October 6, 2020

Sam Ehlinger means business this week, and it’s not because the Texas football team will face Oklahoma on Saturday for the annual Red River Rivalry game. “The biggest thing is winning,”...

10-03_feature_Josh

Texas wide receivers look to improve, build trust with Ehlinger

October 4, 2020

Texas’ game-tying 18-yard touchdown and 2-point conversion receptions against Texas Tech on Saturday may have taken six seconds, but it has taken much longer than that for senior quarterback Sam...

10-3_football_Eddie

Texas football falls to TCU at in first loss of season

October 3, 2020

The Texas football team played from behind for the second week in a row on Saturday, but the Longhorns couldn’t manage a comeback this time around. Texas had 3 minutes and 13 seconds left in the...

herman_jack

Herman sets his sights on TCU after dramatic Texas Tech overtime win

September 29, 2020

Texas Tech running back SaRodorick Thompson had just broken a tackle and ran down the field for a 75-yard touchdown, putting Texas down 15 points with 3 minutes and 13 seconds to go in the Longhorns’...

09-25_sterns_Joshua

Sterns brothers embody family, football

September 27, 2020

If the Longhorns played Houston Baptist, Josh Sterns said he’d get open on his big brother Caden, Texas’ All-American safety. The freshman wide receiver’s confidence might come from playing...

Texas Tech Athletics - AthleteSam_Ehlinger2_TexasTech_Texas_200926

Ehlinger’s heroics lead Texas football past Texas Tech in overtime shootout

September 27, 2020

If Texas fans and football players learned anything Saturday, it’s that Sam Ehlinger can’t do it all, but he sure knows how to play the role of a hero.  When the senior quarterback...

RevealSuits_Courtesy_of_CarltonDixon

UT basketball alum takes on fashion game in new partnership with Texas Athletics

September 25, 2020

Carlton Dixon used to be an athlete. Now, he makes suits for them.  The UT basketball alumnus quit his job as a high school athletic director in 2015 to pursue sports in a new way: fashion. Dixon...

Texas football coordinators consider Texas Tech game as opportunity for improvement

September 23, 2020

Sam Ehlinger threw for 426 yards and five touchdowns during Texas’ home opener against UT-El Paso Sept. 12, but after the game, the senior quarterback said he wasn’t satisfied with his performance. "To...

herman_jack

Tom Herman talks Texas Tech travel plans, lonely team meals

September 21, 2020

The 2020 college football season has been thwarted by COVID-19, but this isn't the first time Tom Herman has dealt with a virus. The Texas head football coach served as the offensive coordinator...

social justice_courtesy_of_Texas Athletics

Texas football players opt out of ‘The Eyes’ as fans sing on

September 18, 2020

Renditions of “The Eyes of Texas” after Longhorn sporting events may never again be like the spectacles of old — especially not now, when fans, students and athletes seem irreversibly...

jordyn_fields_courtesy

Jordyn Fields blazes trail as a Black woman on Texas football staff

September 15, 2020

Before Jordyn Fields arrived in Austin two years ago to serve as Texas football’s assistant director of player personnel, she made a few pit stops. Fields has lived everywhere, from Florida and...

herman_utep_courtesy_of_Texas_Athletics

Tom Herman discusses injuries, roster depth after Texas football home opener

September 14, 2020

The Texas football team blew out UT-El Paso in its home opener Saturday night, and a few Longhorns got banged up in the process. Redshirt freshman wide receiver Jordan Whittington sat out in the second...

2020-09-12_UTvsUTEP_Jack

Not your average game day: Texas football hosts 15,000 fans in historic season opener

September 13, 2020

Fans danced and players celebrated during Texas football’s home opener Saturday night, but Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium has seen better days. The sun set over the rafters like normal,...

2016-09-10_UT_VS_UTEP_Daulton

Notes from the opponent: The Prospector

September 12, 2020

Ahead of the Longhorns’ home opener against the Miners this Saturday, The Daily Texan spoke with Michael Cuviello, sports editor of UTEP’s The Prospector. The Daily Texan: UTEP picked up...

training_2019-08-04-fall_camp_media_access_Joshua

Texas football players discuss pandemic life, playing this fall

September 9, 2020

Sam Ehlinger said he has high hopes that college football’s return this fall will bring a sense of normalcy to the United States in 2020. However, his presumed final season as Texas’ starting...

0830_AthleteProtests_Eddie

Texas football protests racial injustice by skipping practice Thursday, Friday

September 1, 2020

After a summer characterized by countless instances of racial injustices being brought to light, junior linebacker DeMarvion Overshown communicated his pain in three words: “Am I next?” “I’m...

TexasVSLouisianaTech_Joshua

Texas Athletics announces LEVERAGE program to build student-athlete brands

August 31, 2020

Texas Athletics will launch LEVERAGE, a new program dedicated to helping Longhorn student-athletes maximize their brand potentials and make use of their names, images and likenesses, according to a statement...

Ehlinger_UTv

Longhorn players look forward to fall football season

August 27, 2020

Football is going to look a little different this year for the Texas Longhorns.  Forget the fact that the team will be playing in the middle of a global pandemic with limited fans in the stands...

Defensive coordinator Chris Ash navigates being new at Texas during pandemic

August 26, 2020

When Chris Ash took the job as Texas football’s new defensive coordinator last December, it would be a few months before the pandemic shook the world. In a media teleconference Wednesday morning,...

ou-loss_2019-10-12-Texas_v_Oklahoma_State_Joshua

Not playing sports this fall could impact athletes’ mental health, psychologists say

August 26, 2020

College athletes have a difficult dilemma on their hands. If they play sports this fall, they’ll be at risk of heart conditions and lung issues — maybe even death. On the flip side, if athletes...

20190907-Texas_football_v_LSU_Joshua

Texas football remains confident in ability to protect players this season

August 24, 2020

Texas football players will wear face shields under their helmets this season — not to protect them from cleats to the face or fingers to the eye, but from COVID-19. This is life in 2020. Players...

Herman_1_2019-09-16_Herman_Press_Conference_on_Rice_Game_Joshua

Herman discusses Big 12 decision’s positive effects on morale, new recruits

August 15, 2020

The Big 12’s Tuesday announcement about continuing the 2020 football season has made the Longhorns more hopeful off the field, Texas head coach Tom Herman said in media availability on Zoom Friday...

hellraisers_2019-09-07-Texas_v_Louisiana_State_University_Eddie

Austin officials say football fan attendance is no-go as UT considers 25% stadium capacity

August 14, 2020

James Miller loves Texas football, but the 2007 UT alumnus said he’ll listen to medical experts rather than his heart when weighing whether or not to attend Longhorn football games this fall. “What...

athletesreax_carlos

Longhorn fans, alumni share opinions on anthem protests, “The Eyes of Texas”

August 14, 2020

When Chis Branson, a longtime Longhorn fan and Air Force veteran, first saw former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick sit on the bench during the National Anthem in 2016, he thought it was distasteful. However,...

BOYCE_2019-09-21_Football_TX_Vs_OSU_Amna

Boyce steps away from football to prioritize mental health

August 14, 2020

Bogged down by football, school and his own thoughts, Kobe Boyce decided he couldn’t push his emotions to the side anymore.  The former Texas cornerback announced July 18 that he’d...

Herman_2_2018-10-08_Texas_v

NCAA Board of Governors releases new fall sports guidelines

August 5, 2020

Participating schools and conferences must meet specific requirements set by the NCAA Board of Governors if they plan to conduct fall sports, the NCAA announced Wednesday morning.  Each division...

TexasStadium_JennaVonHofe

Texas plans to operate at 50% football stadium capacity

July 21, 2020

Stadium capacity at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium this football season will be limited to 50% for the time being, Texas Athletics Director Chris Del Conte wrote in an email to season ticket holders...

Name_Image_Likeness_Maria_Perez copy

Name, image and likeness: What will new NCAA rules look like for student-athletes?

July 19, 2020

College athletes have long gone without pay for their talents, but new NCAA rules will give student-athletes opportunities to profit from their names, images and likenesses. Name, image and likeness...

TexasvsOSU_Carlos

The games can wait, but sports still matter

July 16, 2020

The narrative surrounding sports at the University of Texas — and America at large — is changing. Sports have shaped the University’s culture since 1893, motivating 100,000 strangers...

training_2019-08-04-fall_camp_media_access_Joshua

Texas athletes, coaches react to University changes combating racial injustice

July 13, 2020

The University will rename Joe Jamail Field in honor of Longhorn Heisman winners Earl Cambell and Ricky Williams, among other campus and athletics actions, according to a Monday statement from Interim...

TexasVSLouisianaTech_Joshua

Texas-sized brand: Why are the Longhorns so valuable?

July 5, 2020

Although Texas football won its last national championship 15 years ago and hasn't contended for a title since 2009, the Longhorn brand still reigns. Texas posted just one 10-win season in the last...

Cover_DestinyAlexander

Like father, like daughter: Vic and Blair Schaefer share basketball bond

June 26, 2020

For Vic Schaefer, developing his players and winning basketball games is a family affair.  Although Texas’ new women’s basketball head coach picked up numerous individual accolades...

football_fans_Gabriel

What will Saturdays at DKR look like this fall? Die-hard fans don’t know.

June 19, 2020

While other UT students spent last Black Friday with family before returning to campus after Thanksgiving break, Elena Edwards flew back to Austin early to catch Texas’ last home game of the 2019...

athletes_reax_Eddie

Student-athletes are calling on UT to drop ‘The Eyes of Texas.’ Here’s what former athletes say

June 16, 2020

Throughout her four years at UT, Celina Rodrigo sang “The Eyes of Texas,” dozens of times. But the 2016 women’s basketball alumna said she was later shocked to learn of the University’s...

Celebration_2019-12-22-Texas_v_Standford_Joshua

Lovato discusses move to Texas, women’s basketball roster

May 22, 2020

Once Elena Lovato discovered head coach Vic Schaefer would be leaving Mississippi State to take over the Longhorns, she didn’t have to think twice about joining him in Austin as the new assistant...

EMERGENCY_ABBOTT_12PMPRESSER_Amna

Abbott sets date for return of professional sports in Texas

May 18, 2020

Select professional sports are allowed to return to Texas without spectators on May 31, Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a Monday press conference. The sports allowed to return include professional golf,...

35_COLLIER_2020-02-13_WBB_Iowa_St_Jack

Collier, Taylor discuss staying active during quarantine

May 8, 2020

During a time when offseason workouts would just be getting underway, Charli Collier’s day-to-day life may look just like the rest of the population right now. “I’ll wake up, I’ll...

32_roach_amna

Malcolm Roach signs as free agent following 2020 NFL Draft

April 25, 2020

Texas defensive lineman Malcolm Roach will be heading back to his home state after he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints. After not being selected in the 2020 NFL Draft,...

_JDM9378web

Sutton achieves WNBA dreams, inspires St. Louis youth

April 20, 2020

When Sug Sutton dressed up as WNBA legend Candace Parker for Halloween one year during her childhood, no one in her neighborhood could figure out who she was. But the former Texas point guard said she...

Holmes awaits virtual WNBA draft

April 17, 2020

Joyner Holmes’ childhood dream of becoming a WNBA player will start out much differently than she ever anticipated. Holmes won’t be in New York City clad in her best attire when her name...

2015-03_6_VS_TCU_Marshall

Alumna Imani McGee-Stafford steps away from WNBA to pursue law school

April 7, 2020

Although Imani McGee-Stafford was a star on the Texas women’s basketball team from 2012-2016 and went on to pursue a career in the WNBA, she’s not an athlete who solely “sticks to sports.” “I’ve...

Collier_2020-03-02_Texas_v_Oklahoma_Presley

Schaefer looks to revitalize Longhorns with fresh start

April 6, 2020

New Texas women’s basketball head coach Vic Schaefer spent the last eight years of his life in Starkville, Mississippi, at the helm of the Bulldogs. But the former Mississippi State head coach is...

ChristinaPeebles_SportsBracket3-2

Semifinals: The greatest Longhorn of all time bracket

April 4, 2020

With March Madness and the entire sports world coming to a screeching halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Daily Texan created a tournament of its own. Divided into four quadrants, the bracket has matchups...

aston_2018-02-12_UT_v_Kansas_State_Juan

Texas women’s basketball to part ways with head coach Karen Aston

April 3, 2020

The University of Texas has decided to move on from women’s basketball head coach Karen Aston for the 2020-21 season. Aston’s contract, ending on Aug. 31, will not be extended, Texas Athletics...

basketball-art-01

When the ball stops bouncing: Finding an identity off the court

April 2, 2020

 Celina Rodrigo has loved basketball since she was 5 years old, but her passion for the game wasn’t enough to stop the inevitable. In 2016, after four years as a guard on the Texas women’s basketball...

Joyner_Holmes_2019-02-05_Texas_Womens_Basketball_v_Baylor_Joshua

Holmes’ steal secures victory against No. 1 Stanford

March 28, 2020

Up 67-64 with seconds remaining in its game on Dec. 22 against then-No. 1 Stanford, the Texas women’s basketball team needed something big to pull off the upset. Senior forward Joyner Holmes delivered. Intercepting...

Stock2

NCAA announces changes to recruiting, eligibility in response to COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. The NCAA released new changes Friday...

Collier_2020-03-02_Texas_v_Oklahoma_Presley

Texas women’s basketball prepares for Big 12 Tournament run

March 12, 2020

After fighting through a two-month battle against tough conference opponents, the Texas women’s basketball team is now preparing for its first act of the postseason: the Big 12 Tournament. “It’s...

Texas women’s basketball seniors show out on emotional senior day

March 9, 2020

Texas women’s basketball’s final home game against Oklahoma State on Sunday didn’t just signify the end of the 2019-20 regular season. For seniors on the team, the game also marked the...

holmes_2019-02-24_Texas_v_Texas_Tech_Eddie

Texas women’s basketball set to retire Clarissa Davis’ No. 24 jersey

March 8, 2020

A superfan of the late Kobe Bryant, Joyner Holmes has worn the number 24 on her back since her high school playing days in Cedar Hill, Texas. Sporting a number with great meaning to her, it’s fitting...

Texas women’s basketball swept by Baylor for 3rd consecutive season

March 6, 2020

Traveling to Waco to play No. 2 Baylor in front of a sold-out crowd was never supposed to be easy. On Thursday night, the reigning NCAA Champion Bears and their fans made it anything but that for the Texas...

sutton_2020-03-02_Texas_v_Oklahoma_Presley

Texas women’s basketball seeks signature win over Baylor in Waco

March 5, 2020

One of Sug Sutton’s favorite memories on the Texas women’s basketball team came during her freshman season when the Longhorns defeated No. 2 Baylor in Waco.  The senior point guard...

Celeste Taylor_2020-03-02_Texas_v_Oklahoma_Presley

Texas women’s basketball ‘peaks at the right time’ in win over Oklahoma

March 1, 2020

The time, place or sport being played doesn’t matter much to Texas fans when it comes to Oklahoma. Bad blood with the Sooners is ever present on this side of the Red River. The Texas women’s...

Sug Sutton embraces role as leader at Texas

February 28, 2020

To players and coaches alike, Sug Sutton is the whole package. On the court, the senior point guard has become a true floor general for the Longhorns. But Sutton’s most valuable asset might be her...

Taylor_2020-02-13_Texas_v_Iowa_St_Jack

Celeste Taylor moves Texas past TCU in comeback win

February 27, 2020

Just two minutes had passed, but the Texas women’s basketball team already found itself down eight points. As the Longhorns fell apart in the first quarter of Wednesday night’s matchup against...

SIDER_COURTESY_Texas

Texas women’s basketball honors ‘Texas Exes’ in fall to Kansas State

February 22, 2020

On a Saturday afternoon honoring the legacy of the Texas women’s basketball program, Longhorn fans at the Frank Erwin Center couldn’t celebrate a win. Texas fell to Kansas State 60-54, as...

24 2020-02-18-_Basketball_v_West_Virginia_Evan

Texas defeats West Virginia in annual Shoot for the Cure game

February 18, 2020

In a game honoring cancer survivors Monday night, the Texas women’s basketball team was able to grind out a 50-44 victory over West Virginia. Unlike recent matchups, the Longhorns enjoyed an aggressive...

2020-01-31_Texas_v_Baylor_Presley

Texas women’s basketball rides two-game losing streak into West Virginia matchup

February 17, 2020

To say it’s been a rough stretch of play for Texas women’s basketball would be an understatement. After cruising to a convincing 81-66 victory over the Red Raiders on Feb. 9, the Longhorns...

Texas women’s basketball looks for redemption at Kansas

February 14, 2020

Individual game results — win or lose — aren’t something to dwell on for too long. Texas head coach Karen Aston said complacency can be the downfall of a competitive team.  “Forget...

shirts_2020-02-13_WBB_Iowa_St_Jack

Texas women’s basketball celebrates Black History Month during loss to Iowa State

February 13, 2020

The Texas women’s basketball team may have fallen to Iowa State 69-51 Wednesday night, but that didn’t stop those in the Frank Erwin Center from celebrating the legacies of UT’s black...

Sam Worley_2019-03-30_Cylde_Littlefield_Texas_Relays_Mens_Mile_Sam_Worley_Elias

Worley carries the torch for Texas distance runners

February 12, 2020

Leo Manzano was just waiting for his moment. After remaining in the middle of the pack for most of the race, the former Longhorn unleashed his ferocious kick to win a hard fought silver medal in the...

Charli Collier pursues greatness on and off court

February 7, 2020

Charli Collier’s sophomore campaign has been one of ascension. But before she could rise, Collier had to battle through the disappointment of unmet expectations and untapped potential. While Texas’...

2016-02-17_Texas_vs_Kansas_State_Joshua

Texas continues to chase Baylor after Friday night blowout

February 4, 2020

On Friday night, the Baylor women’s basketball team traveled to Austin and defeated Karen Aston’s Longhorns for the seventh consecutive time in a three-year span. The last time Texas bested...

Collier_sider_2020-02-03_Texas_v_Baylor_Presley

Baylor crashes party, eliminates Longhorns’ stars in rout of Texas

February 1, 2020

Friday night at the Frank Erwin Center started out as one big party for Texas fans. Balloons of the burnt orange and white variety dotted the crowd of 6,456, communal singing was ringing from the stands...

sutton_2019-11-21_WBB_Vs_UTRGV_Amna

Sutton, Holmes join Higgs in 1000-point club

January 28, 2020

Senior point guard Sug Sutton’s 12-point performance against Oklahoma State not only propelled Texas women’s basketball to victory in a tough road win Saturday, but it also granted her membership...

wbb 2020-01-22_Texas_v_Kansas_Jack

Texas aims to keep winning streak alive at Oklahoma

January 28, 2020

Now tied for second with TCU in the Big 12 standings, the Texas women’s basketball team will seek another conference victory when it travels to Norman, Oklahoma, for Tuesday’s matchup against...

sutton_2019-11-21_WBB_Vs_UTRGV_Amna

Texas overcomes mistakes in hard-fought victory over Oklahoma State

January 25, 2020

After three quarters of turnovers and missed opportunities in the paint, Texas women’s basketball rallied late to defeat Oklahoma State 61-56 in Stillwater on Saturday afternoon. “We struggled...

1_WBball_2020-01-22_KU_Jack

Longhorns overcome turnovers in milestone win over Kansas

January 23, 2020

Texas’ 21 turnovers nearly spoiled a night in which it grinded out an 85-77 victory over Kansas. But in the middle of a slow drizzle in Austin, the Longhorns rained down enough 3-pointers to overcome...

CHARLI COLLIER2019-11-25_SU_Jack

Longhorns shoot for milestone win against Kansas

January 22, 2020

After defeating Kansas State in “The Little Apple” Sunday afternoon, Texas will face another team from the Sunflower State — the Kansas Jayhawks.  While the Longhorns have returned...

COURTESY_BASKETBALL_IMG_5843

Texas women’s basketball elevated by all-male practice squad

January 21, 2020

For the Texas women’s basketball team, winning means hitting the weight room and staying focused. It also means being pushed hard in practice. When the Longhorns aren’t going to war on the...