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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

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WNBA Draft: 2 Longhorns selected to play professionally

April 20, 2020

The 2020 WNBA Draft saw two Longhorns join some of the best teams in the professional ranks, as senior forward Joyner Holmes and senior point guard Sug Sutton were taken 19th and 36th overall by the Seattle...

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Best Moment: Texas men’s tennis wins national championship amid admissions scandal

April 1, 2020

In the morning hours of March 12, 2019, an unsealing of documents in Boston would forever change the life of a respected men’s tennis coach, leaving his No. 3-ranked team without its longtime leader. Following...

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UT, NCAA close upcoming sporting events to fans

March 11, 2020

Editor's Note: This story was updated to include breaking updates. On the same day that the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, UT and the NCAA both made announcements...

Texas gets Senior Day win, seal 3-seed in Big 12 tournament

March 9, 2020

For most of Sunday’s final regular-season game against Oklahoma State, it seemed as though Texas couldn’t shake the visiting Cowgirls. While the Longhorns led for nearly three quarters, their...

Texas women’s basketball prepares for big road game at No. 25 TCU

February 26, 2020

It’s been a month of highs and lows for Texas so far. Head coach Karen Aston’s team was riding a five-game win streak into their Jan. 31 matchup against then-No. 1 Baylor, and although a...

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Longhorns fall to Kansas State 60-54 in nail-biter at home

February 22, 2020

When Kansas State and Texas met earlier this year in Manhattan, Kansas, the game came down to the final minute, where the Longhorns were able to stave off a comeback and win.  This time, the visiting...

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Texas women’s basketball prepares for Kansas State, looks to complete sweep

February 21, 2020

With just five games remaining in the regular season, the Longhorns have a limited number of opportunities to make a case to the NCAA Tournament selection committee that they deserve a spot. Saturday afternoon’s...

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Collier’s double-double helps boost Longhorns

February 18, 2020

On an experienced Texas team, sophomore center Charli Collier has emerged as a star this season, averaging a double-double and giving Texas a boost that has been much-needed at times. In Monday night’s...

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Longhorns fall in road game to last-place Kansas

February 16, 2020

Head coach Karen Aston’s squad sure needed a pick-me-up going into Saturday night’s game in Lawrence, Kansas. The Longhorns headed into the matchup with the Jayhawks after an 18-point loss...

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Poor shooting dooms Texas, fall to Cyclones at home

February 13, 2020

Texas has been able to overcome slow starts throughout the season, but Wednesday night’s drought against Iowa State lasted far too long for the Longhorns to prevent the 69-51 loss to Iowa State. “We...

Longhorns look to sweep Iowa State, welcome Cyclones in upcoming home game

February 12, 2020

It wasn’t too long ago that Texas picked up its first conference win in a comeback victory over Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. On Wednesday, the Cyclones will try to return the favor and pick up a...

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Sutton leads Texas women’s basketball past Texas Tech in Lubbock for 81-66 win

February 10, 2020

Texas has proven itself as a stout rebounding team through the first 22 games of the regular season. Whether it’s offensive and defensive rebounding or even rebounding from a loss, the Longhorns...

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Texas unable to keep up with No. 2 Baylor, drops game at home

February 1, 2020

The five-game winning streak that brought the Longhorns into arguably the biggest home game of the year came to a grinding halt Friday night.  The No. 2 Baylor Bears stormed into Austin and topped...

Texas rides 5-game win streak into colossal showdown with No. 2 Baylor

January 31, 2020

In the last four weeks, the Texas women’s basketball team has played eight games. That averages out to two games per week on top of practices and school obligations. Five of the past seven have been...

Texas gets the job done in Norman, beats Sooners 70-53

January 29, 2020

In a season where the Longhorns have had a fair share of games with sluggish starts, Tuesday night’s road trip to face the rival Oklahoma Sooners proved to be the exception rather than the rule....

Texas heads to Stillwater in search of important conference win

January 24, 2020

It’s no secret that in this year’s Big 12, wins come at a premium. Apart from conference leader Baylor, who is a perfect 5–0 in conference play and has won those games by an average...

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Texas holds off Kansas behind veteran leadership

January 23, 2020

Despite welcoming in a Kansas team that limped into Austin after a 1–4 start to conference play, the Longhorns had their share of struggles early on. While it took strong performances from some of...

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Bracketology: Texas playing its way out of the bubble, gaining momentum

January 22, 2020

To say that Texas has had its ups and downs in the 2019–20 season would be an understatement. Yet with 13 regular season games remaining, the Longhorns find themselves at 11–6 overall with...

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Texas survives late rally in Manhattan, beats Kansas State 71-63

January 21, 2020

Withstanding foul trouble, a road crowd and a late run by Kansas State, Texas women’s basketball closed out a win in the “Little Apple” of Manhattan, Kansas, for the Longhorns’...

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Comeback falls short as Texas loses to No. 19 West Virginia on the road

January 13, 2020

With the game in the Longhorns’ hands up until the final minute, it appeared as though Texas women's basketball would complete a comeback from an 11-point first-half deficit. But the comeback...

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Texas returns from break, handles Northwestern State

December 30, 2019

Texas couldn’t have imagined a better way to head into the holiday season — a win over No. 1 Stanford at home catapulted them back into the Top 25 for the first time since their loss to Arizona...

Texas prepares for nonconference test at Tennessee

December 6, 2019

After a 1-2 performance at the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Hawaii, the Longhorns will head to Knoxville, Tennessee, for a matchup against undefeated No. 17 Tennessee, who is coming off a 27-point win over...

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Texas comes up short in final game of Rainbow Wahine Showdown

December 2, 2019

The Longhorns’ trip to Hawaii for the Rainbow Wahine Showdown ended with a loss to the host team, as the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine handed Texas its second defeat of their three games in Honolulu with...

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Texas dominates Southern at home, builds momentum for Hawai’i tournament

November 25, 2019

From the get-go, Sunday’s early afternoon affair at the Frank Erwin Center against the visiting Southern Jaguars was all Texas. The Longhorns’ first miss of the day came six minutes into the...

Longhorns cruise to victory in front of young fans

November 21, 2019

Between the grade school kids singing the national anthem before tipoff and the early 11 a.m. slot, the tone of Texas’ matchup against UT-Rio Grande Valley felt different than most other games the...

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Holmes’ third double-double not enough, as Longhorns fall at home

November 19, 2019

For the second straight game, the Longhorns found themselves down early. However, unlike Thursday night’s game against UT-San Antonio, they also found themselves down at halftime by 19 points.  The...

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Texas overcomes slow start, handles UTSA in home opener

November 15, 2019

If Texas fans weren’t worried after an underwhelming scrimmage performance late last month, or after the preseason No. 15-ranked Longhorns lost their season opener to USF last Friday, there must...

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Transfer Karisma Ortiz’ waiver denied by NCAA

November 7, 2019

Sophomore guard Karisma Ortiz knew she was going to transfer to Texas to play basketball back in May, just after her last visit to the Forty Acres. She fell in love with the campus and the culture, and...

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Longhorns skate by Lubbock Christian in season-opening exhibition

October 29, 2019

A win is never a sure thing when your opponent comes in having won 2 of the last 4 national championships — even if those came at the Division II level.  Still, as head coach Karen Aston...

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Big 12 releases women’s basketball 2019-20 conference slate

September 18, 2019

The Big 12 Conference revealed the conference schedule on Wednesday for the upcoming 2019-20 women’s basketball season. As is standard, every team will have 18 conference games, with a double round-robin...

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Keys to the game: Texas will need ball in the hands of multiple players

September 6, 2019

In what is easily the most anticipated game for Texas football since the 2010 BCS National Championship, the Longhorns welcome No. 6 LSU to Austin for the first meeting between the schools since 2003,...

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Longhorns win first national championship in program history

May 20, 2019

Three weeks ago, Yuya Ito struggled to keep the Big 12 Championship trophy up during a long team photograph session in front of Littlefield Fountain. On Sunday afternoon, Ito held onto an even bigger trophy:...

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Staying Home: No. 2 Texas faces No. 24 California in first-ever home Round of 16 matchup

May 9, 2019

Second-ranked Texas has not been fazed by anything this year, not after 18-year head coach Michael Center was fired mid-season, not after falling in the Big 12 Championship game to Baylor, and certainly...

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No. 2 Texas handles business at home, advances to sixth-straight Round of 16

May 6, 2019

The No. 2 overall seed got to reap its rewards this weekend with two home matches, turning them into two home victories. Texas secured its sixth straight round of 16 appearance in the NCAA Championships...

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No. 2 Texas begins hunt for first national title in unconventional season

May 2, 2019

Tuesday evening, as the sun was setting over Austin, Texas, the men’s tennis team was busy posing for team photos, with the Tower dressed in burnt orange as a backdrop. Junior Yuya Ito, who earned...

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Top-seeded Texas fails to repeat conference titles, falls in championship to Baylor

April 22, 2019

Texas entered Lawrence, Kansas, for the Big 12 Championship as the No. 2 team in the country, having not lost a conference match in over 365 days, and looking to defend last year’s conference title. Though...

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No. 1 Texas clinches Big 12 regular season title with win over No. 21 Oklahoma

April 15, 2019

In an April that has seen the No. 1 Longhorns down then-10th ranked TCU in Fort Worth and escape an upset in Stillwater against No. 26 Oklahoma State, it’s only fitting that the last match of the...

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Top-ranked Longhorns escape Stillwater, edge out No. 26 Cowboys

April 15, 2019

Just a few days after becoming the first Texas men’s tennis team to ascend to the nation’s number one spot in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll, the Longhorns began their weekend...

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Sweet goodbye: No. 4 Texas sends off seniors with thrilling 4-3 win over No. 6 Baylor

April 1, 2019

On a roster of 10 players for the No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team, five of them played their last regular season match at Texas Tennis Center on Sunday, taking on the No. 6 Baylor Bears, who the Longhorns...

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No. 4 Texas sweeps Big 12 opener, dominates Texas Tech

March 31, 2019

The No. 4 Texas Longhorns took to the Texas Tennis Center on Friday night seeking to open Big 12 play with a win, while also securing an 18–2 record, which would tie the school record for wins through...

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No. 3 Texas suffers first home loss of season to No. 14 USC

March 25, 2019

The Texas Tennis Center was host to another top-15 matchup over the weekend, with No. 3 Texas meeting up with the No. 15 USC Trojans on Sunday afternoon. It was the Trojans who took the doubles point...

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No. 3 Texas notches another top-15 home win, moves to 17–1

March 23, 2019

The No. 3 Texas Longhorns — off an eight-day break from dispatching No. 1 Ohio State at home — continued their dominant home stand against No. 12 Columbia, dominating doubles play and making...

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Unfazed Longhorns upend top-ranked Ohio State

March 15, 2019

Arguably the two deepest men’s tennis teams in the country met Thursday as the top-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes rolled into town with a 16–1 record, looking to bounce back from their first loss...

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No. 3 Texas beats Rice, 5-2, amid head coaching scandal

March 13, 2019

The No. 3 Texas men’s tennis team handled business in the second round of their seven-match home stand, defeating the Rice Owls, 5-2, on a day in which head coach Michael Center was implicated in...

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University of Texas fires men’s tennis coach Michael Center in wake of national college admissions scheme

March 12, 2019

Updated, Wednesday, March 13 at 5:10 p.m.: Michael Center has been dismissed from his role as men’s tennis coach, effective immediately, as of March 13. University of Texas President Greg Fenves...

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Singles only: No. 3 Longhorns sweep NC State at home, move to 14–1

March 11, 2019

On a day where weather concerns kept No. 3 Texas and No. 35 North Carolina State playing only singles matches, the Longhorns swept the field to win the match 6-0, keeping them undefeated at home and starting...

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Texas sweeps Incarnate Word 7-0 in impromptu home matchup

February 27, 2019

Texas was scheduled to head to New Orleans to face Tulane on Tuesday, the penultimate match of a month-long road trip that concludes March 3. Instead, due to weather concerns, the Longhorns and Green Wave...

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Solid travelers: No. 6 Longhorns down Tulsa, Arkansas, behind Ito’s strong outing

February 11, 2019

The sixth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team, who moved up two spots in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, began their month-long away stretch by downing Tulsa 6-1 on Friday in Oklahoma...

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No. 8 Longhorns continue unbeaten season, defeat UTSA, TAMUCC

January 31, 2019

Texas men’s tennis has never in its illustrious history lost to UTSA or Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, going 23–0 and 15–0 in the respective head-to-head series. The Longhorns made...

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No. 8 men’s tennis opens home schedule with win over SMU

January 23, 2019

The eighth-ranked Longhorn men’s tennis team opened the year up at home with a dominating 6–1 victory over SMU — its 18th-straight win over the in-state rival Mustangs — and moved...

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Top-ranked women’s swimming and diving extends winning streak to 16, stays perfect

November 5, 2018

The No. 1-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team proved why it’s the best in the nation as they dominated Texas A&M, 172-123, on Friday at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.         ...

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Longhorn swimming and diving dominates Texas A&M for first win of season

November 5, 2018

Texas men’s swimming took no prisoners against the No. 12 Texas A&M Aggies on Friday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, coming away with a 180-113 victory led by Drew Kibler and...

Women’s Swimming crushes ranked opponents to open season

October 23, 2018

The No. 4 Texas women’s swimming and diving team opened their 2018-19 campaign by handily beating No. 6 Indiana and No. 19 Florida to extend their dual-meet winning streak to 15, which dates back...

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Hoping for title repeat, Men’s Swimming drops opening meets in Austin

October 23, 2018

The top-ranked Texas men’s swimming and diving team fell in both of its dual-meet competitions against No. 3 Indiana University and No. 8 Florida on Saturday. The Longhorns lost by a score of...