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All content by Shane Lewis

Sports writer says goodbye to the paper that gave him someone to love

Shane Lewis May 4, 2018

I like very few things in this world. I like a nice glass of Scotch, a Crunchwrap Supreme and the Green Bay Packers, preferably all in one sitting. I also like to brood.  Fittingly, my year...


‘Comeback kids’ look to stay hot in May

Shane Lewis May 4, 2018

It may be time to start calling the Longhorns the “comeback kids.” After erasing a four-run deficit in the ninth inning to beat Texas State on Tuesday, the Longhorns have now notched...


Hamilton embraces new role as Longhorns face Texas State

Shane Lewis May 1, 2018

At 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds, sophomore David Hamilton is a bit undersized compared to your traditional five-hole hitter. But since being moved to that spot in the batting order, Hamilton has come up big. The...


Longhorns chase conference crown on the road

Shane Lewis April 27, 2018

In the preseason, Big 12 coaches projected Texas would finish third in the conference, easily outdistanced by stalwarts TCU and Texas Tech. But as the season winds down, the No. 19 Longhorns (29–15,...


With streak behind him, Zubia, Longhorns host Houston

Shane Lewis April 24, 2018

Freshman Zach Zubia bustled his way down the first base line, determined to outrace the throw. The designated hitter found himself in a mad dash after sending a soft grounder to shortstop in the eighth...


Longhorns take series over New Orleans despite Sunday loss

Shane Lewis April 23, 2018

Texas did its best impersonation of a “Three Stooges” bit Sunday afternoon against New Orleans. In the top of the sixth inning, center fielder Tate Shaw collided with right fielder Duke...

Zubia’s home run helps Texas rally past New Orleans, 8-6

Shane Lewis April 21, 2018

In a game deadlocked 6-6 in the bottom of the eighth inning, freshman Zach Zubia drove a fastball to center field. Without even looking to see the ball go over the fence, the designated hitter dropped...


Clemens’ breakout season now in the forefront

Shane Lewis April 17, 2018

Make no mistake — junior infielder Kody Clemens has arrived. Coming into the season, the strength of the Longhorns was supposed to lie with their defense. That much has come into fruition as Texas...


Longhorns secure first road series victory in Red River Rivalry

Shane Lewis April 16, 2018

For the Longhorns, it appeared their road woes had traveled with them to Norman, Oklahoma. In Friday’s series opener against the Sooners, the Longhorns trailed by two runs heading into the ninth...


Longhorns face Oklahoma for pivotal series in Norman

Shane Lewis April 13, 2018

Rivalry week continues for Texas. After falling 6-5 to former Big 12 foe Texas A&M on Tuesday, the Longhorns prepare for a conference clash this weekend with No. 16 Oklahoma. Last year, Texas (22–13,...


Longhorns head to College Station for showdown with Aggies

Shane Lewis April 10, 2018

When Texas takes on Texas A&M in College Station Tuesday night, there will be no conference implications at stake. Now, almost six years after the Aggies left the Big 12 for the SEC, you would think...


Longhorns sic Bears in dominant series victory

Shane Lewis April 9, 2018

After a frustrating series against Kansas State last weekend, head coach David Pierce “laid the gauntlet out,” challenging his group of starting pitchers to raise their level of play.  Pitching...


Texas looking to ride midweek momentum into weekend series with Baylor

Shane Lewis April 6, 2018

In the second game of the season, junior outfielder Tate Shaw put on a defensive show, frustrating Louisiana-Lafayette hitters with several diving grabs in left field. After the Feb. 17 contest, when...


Texas holds off late Cowboys charge, 5-4

Shane Lewis April 3, 2018

After a hot start Monday night, the Longhorns appeared ready to cruise to an easy home victory over McNeese State. But after nearly blowing a five-run lead, Texas was just able to hold on to a narrow 5-4...


Longhorns avoid sweep against Kansas State with 9-5 win on Saturday

Shane Lewis April 1, 2018

On Friday night, the Longhorns used a seven-run inning to stage a big ninth-inning comeback against Kansas State, only to see their efforts fall short, 11-10. On Saturday, Texas had another seven-run frame,...


Longhorns drop series opener to Kansas State

Shane Lewis March 30, 2018

Almost midway through the season, sophomore pitcher Blair Henley has been a sure bet on Texas’ pitching staff. Going into Thursday’s matchup with  Kansas State, Henley had five quality...


Texas storms past Texas State, 6-1, after rain delay

Shane Lewis March 28, 2018

SAN MARCOS, Texas — The Longhorns were up against two opponents Tuesday night — Texas State and the elements. But neither gusting winds, a lengthy rain delay nor the Bobcats could come between...

Texas crushes Oklahoma State, evens up weekend series

Shane Lewis March 25, 2018

After losing 6-1 to Oklahoma State on Friday night, Texas head coach David Pierce didn’t hide his dissatisfaction, calling his team mentally “sloppy.” The Longhorns definitely looked...


Cowboys end Longhorns’ winning streak in first game of series

Shane Lewis March 24, 2018

It’s hard to win baseball games when your pitcher has an off-night on the mound. It’s even harder when your team manages only four hits. Texas found this out Friday night at UFCU Disch-Falk...


Longhorns complete series sweep of Kansas

Shane Lewis March 18, 2018

Texas’ final matchup with Kansas came down to a matter of inches.   In the top of the eighth inning Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas clung to a 5-3 advantage over Kansas. The Jayhawks...


‘We’re embarrassed right now’: Texas drops third straight to Stanford

Shane Lewis March 11, 2018

In a four-game tilt that began with promise, Texas lost the series finale to No. 7 Stanford in embarrassing fashion on Sunday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Longhorns got pummeled, 11-1. After...

Stanford upends Texas again, 9-3, in game three of series

Shane Lewis March 11, 2018

With two outs in the top of the first on Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Stanford plopped an innocent fly ball to center field. What looked like a routine fly ball dropped in between three Longhorn...


Texas bats explode again to take Northwestern series

Shane Lewis March 5, 2018

After the Longhorns’ 6-2 loss to Northwestern on Friday night, Texas head coach David Pierce was blunt when assessing his team’s performance. “We just got our butts kicked,”...

Texas drops first matchup with Northwestern, 6-2

Shane Lewis March 3, 2018

Texas and Northwestern were practically equals in the hitting department Friday night, and the Longhorns walked twice as often. But the Wildcats took advantage of runners on the bags — something...


Through seven games, Longhorns still a long way from a complete team

Shane Lewis February 27, 2018

For Texas, the first two weekends of the season have been a tale of two teams. In their season-opening series against Louisiana-Lafayette, the Longhorns (4–3) rode the strength of their pitching...


Petrinsky guides Longhorns to 7-2 win over Lamar

Shane Lewis February 22, 2018

A single, a walk and a hit-by-pitch — to most batters, the sequence is a satisfactory end-of-game stat line. For freshman pitcher Nico O’Donnell, making his first start for the Longhorns...


Masen Hibbeler asserts his presence early for Longhorns

Shane Lewis February 21, 2018

Masen Hibbeler received only one offer coming out of high school — a chance to play junior college baseball at Odessa College. Two years later, the junior infielder is hitting in the No. 2 spot for...


Texas walks off with 5-3 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette

Shane Lewis February 18, 2018

Louisiana-Lafayette might want to think again about pitching to Austin Todd. In a 3-3 contest in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Ragin’ Cajuns intentionally walked junior third baseman Kody...


Texas opens season with 3-0 shutout of Louisiana-Lafayette

Shane Lewis February 17, 2018

After a dominant sophomore campaign in 2017, junior pitcher Nolan Kingham came into this season surrounded by a cloud of hype and high expectations. The preseason All-American more than lived up to...


Former Longhorns no match for current Texas squad in Alumni Game

Shane Lewis February 4, 2018

A dreary, overcast afternoon couldn’t keep the Longhorn faithful away from UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday as fans gathered for the annual Alumni Game, a part of Texas baseball’s fan appreciation...


Olympic medalists, UT swimmers converge at TYR Pro Swim Series

Shane Lewis January 16, 2018

The TYR Pro Swim Series came to Austin this past weekend, captivating swimming fans with a star-studded field, unconventional events and plenty of interactive opportunities. The meet featured a number...


Jones to enter NBA draft

Shane Lewis March 30, 2017

According to ESPN’s John Goodman, freshman Andrew Jones will follow teammate Jarrett Allen and enter the NBA draft. Like Allen, Jones will not hire an agent, keeping the possibility of a Texas return...


Report: Allen to enter draft, won’t hire agent

Shane Lewis March 21, 2017

Freshman forward Jarrett Allen will enter the NBA draft but will not hire an agent, according to a report from CBS Sports. Without an agent, Allen keeps his collegiate eligibility intact and will still...


Texas’ season comes to an end

Shane Lewis March 10, 2017

Texas gave its fans a glimmer of hope, knocking off Texas Tech in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament and keeping the possibility of a magical run into March Madness alive. But all hope...


History stacked against overmatched, but confident, Longhorns

Shane Lewis March 8, 2017

History is not on the Longhorns’ side. If Texas is to win the Big 12 tournament and clinch an NCAA tournament bid, it’ll be the first time a 10 seed accomplishes the feat. Since the conference...


Yancy, Cleare take Club Erwin one last time

Shane Lewis March 3, 2017

On Saturday’s Senior Night, the two will play their final home game at the Frank Erwin Center when Texas takes on No. 11 Baylor. In spite of a season filled with letdowns and losses, head coach...


Smart continues to inspire despite losing season

Shane Lewis March 1, 2017

With two games remaining in the regular season, Texas sits at second-to-last in the Big 12 standings, poised to finish with its worst record in over 30 years. The NIT, much less the NCAA tournament,...


Despite loss, Allen and Jones provide hope

Shane Lewis February 27, 2017

Texas and Kansas sit at opposite ends of the Big 12 hierarchy this season, with the Jayhawks hovering in the rafters and the Longhorns dwelling in the cellar.  Kansas clinched its 13th consecutive...


Allen faces decision heading into second year

Shane Lewis February 23, 2017

The Longhorns have no reason to speculate about an NCAA tournament appearance. Barring an incredible run in the Big 12 tournament, Texas will be watching March Madness from home after a disappointing season. But...


Time running out for Longhorns to realize potential

Shane Lewis February 17, 2017

After Tuesday night’s loss against Oklahoma, senior forward Shaquille Cleare refused to believe that Texas had reached its full potential. “This team is not even close to peaking,”...


Texas feels pressure to capture road win

Shane Lewis February 14, 2017

Nobody knows struggles away from home quite like Texas does.  The Longhorns have more losses outside of Austin than total wins all season. Head coach Shaka Smart’s team heads to Norman,...


Texas scorched in another road loss

Shane Lewis February 13, 2017

Texas played its 11th game away from the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday. It ended the same way as the previous 10 — another tally in the loss column.  Oklahoma State torched Texas 84-71...


Eric Davis Jr. bounces back from early season slump

Shane Lewis February 9, 2017

After a promising start to his collegiate career, Eric Davis Jr. came into this season with high expectations. The sophomore guard enjoyed a solid rookie campaign, averaging more than seven points a...


Texas prepares for tough Cyclone challenge

Shane Lewis February 7, 2017

Iowa State has caught the nation’s attention just in time for its showdown with Texas.  Iowa State pulled off a stunning 92-89 victory over No. 3 Kansas in overtime on Feb. 4, snapping a...


Defense stumbles in loss to Horned Frogs

Shane Lewis February 6, 2017

Things fared no better for Texas the second time around against TCU. After dropping a tightly-contested game to the Horned Frogs earlier in the season, the Longhorns were thoroughly outclassed in the...


Up-and-coming Texas Tech program travels to Austin

Shane Lewis February 1, 2017

Texas’ matchup with Texas Tech on Wednesday features two teams performing on the opposite side of expectations.   The Longhorns (8–13, 2–6 Big 12) entered the year as...


Allen emerges in freshman season

Shane Lewis January 26, 2017

Jarrett Allen personifies the rare breed of a humble hero.  The freshman forward rarely displays much emotion, even after rim-destroying dunks. He simply puts his head down and gets back on...


Texas hopes to gain momentum after win

Shane Lewis January 25, 2017

The Longhorns sunk Oklahoma in shocking fashion Monday night, erasing a five-point deficit with 17 seconds remaining to stun the Sooners 84-83. Freshman guard Andrew Jones hit a game winning triple...


Longhorns prepare for Jayhawks

Shane Lewis January 20, 2017

The Longhorns are almost out of a grueling stretch of their schedule, but perhaps their toughest test awaits them this weekend. After dropping games to No. 7 West Virginia and No. 6 Baylor, Texas (7–11,...


Texas falls to No. 6 Baylor in Waco

Shane Lewis January 18, 2017

Texas’ 74-64 loss to No. 6 Baylor on Tuesday night was a showcase of two teams going in opposite directions. The Longhorns were unable to break out of their conference play slump, while the Bears...

Texas lands 2017 four-star point guard, Allen earns conference honor

Shane Lewis January 17, 2017

The Longhorns may have landed the floor general they’ve been looking for.  Matt Coleman, a four-star point guard prospect out of Oak Hill Academy, announced his commitment to Texas Monday...


Five thoughts from Texas’ 64-61 loss to TCU

Shane Lewis January 12, 2017

Texas fell to 7-9 overall and 1-3 in the Big 12 after a 64-61 loss to TCU at the Frank Erwin Center on Tuesday. Here are five thoughts from the game. Historic win for TCU The Horned Frogs’...


Texas falls to Iowa State in Ames, 70-79

Shane Lewis January 8, 2017

The Longhorns were unable to overcome their mistakes Saturday night, falling to Iowa State 79-70 in Ames, Iowa. Texas gave the ball away a season-high 19 times. The Longhorns jumped out to a quick 4-0...


Texas knocks off Oklahoma State for first conference win of the season

Shane Lewis January 5, 2017

Texas knocked off Oklahoma State 82-79 for its first conference win of the season Wednesday night at the Frank Erwin Center. After trailing 39-37 at the break, the Longhorns put forth arguably their most...


Longhorns drop Big 12 opener to Kansas State

Shane Lewis December 31, 2016

The Longhorns started Big 12 play on a sour note, falling 65-62 to Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas, on Friday night. Texas hadn’t lost to Kansas State since 2014. The Longhorns couldn’t...


Texas falls to Kent State in final tuneup before conference play

Shane Lewis December 28, 2016

Texas learned just how hard it is to overcome the combination of poor shooting and turnovers Tuesday night against Kent State. In the Longhorn’s final tune-up before conference play, the team put...


Longhorns run past UAB, move above .500

Shane Lewis December 22, 2016

The Longhorns have been hampered by inconsistent play all season. But the team finally made things look easy Wednesday night. Texas (6–5) responded from a tough loss to Arkansas by blowing out...


Texas men’s basketball rallies past Alabama

Shane Lewis December 5, 2016

It was starting to look like the same old story for the Longhorns on Friday night against Alabama.  Like their previous three games — all losses — Texas played victim to a sluggish...


Longhorns drop third-straight game in upset loss to UT Arlington

Shane Lewis November 30, 2016

Texas got off to an explosive start Tuesday against UT-Arlington, scoring the game’s first bucket on a breakaway dunk by sophomore guard Kerwin Roach Jr.  But any momentum from the Longhorns’...


Longhorns routed by Northwestern

Shane Lewis November 22, 2016

The bright lights of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center may have been a bit blinding for the Longhorns Monday night. Texas lost 58-77 to Northwestern in the semifinals of the Legends Classic after shooting...

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 12

Shane Lewis November 22, 2016

1. Oklahoma (9-2, 8-0) The Sooners flexed their muscles in harsh conditions in Morgantown, routing West Virginia 56-28. Now the only thing standing behind Oklahoma and another Big 12 title is Oklahoma...

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Scenarios: vs. TCU

Shane Lewis November 22, 2016

Texas Wins If The Longhorns will take on TCU Friday in a battle for bowl-eligibility. Both teams are coming off losses and have seen their fair share of struggles over the month. TCU is 1-3 over...


Longhorns cruise to win over Eastern Washington

Shane Lewis November 18, 2016

Texas rode a wave of early hot shooting from behind the arc to cruise to a 85-52 win over Eastern Washington on Thursday night. The Longhorns sprung out to a commanding 27-15 lead thanks to five three-pointers...


Scenarios: vs. Kansas

Shane Lewis November 18, 2016

Texas Wins If There are numerous scenarios in which Texas wins this weekend. Kansas, who is yet to win a conference game this year, struggles in just about every facet of the game. The Jayhawks rank...

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 11

Shane Lewis November 18, 2016

1. Oklahoma (8-2, 7-0) The Sooners continue to ride their explosive offense through conference play, breezing past Baylor in a 45-24 victory. Don’t look now, but after a chaotic week in college...


Texas escapes upset, edges out Incarnate Word in opener

Shane Lewis November 12, 2016

Texas' prized recruiting class didn't disappoint in its collegiate debut Friday. The Longhorn freshmen accounted for 38 of the team's points, helping Texas capture a 78-73 season-opening win over Incarnate...


Scenarios for Texas’ matchup with West Virginia

Shane Lewis November 11, 2016

Texas Wins If West Virginia has been the surprise of the Big 12 this season. The squad has lost only one game, and has performed like one of the more well-rounded teams in the conference. The one-loss...

Big 12 Power Rankings Week 10

Shane Lewis November 11, 2016

1. Oklahoma (7-2, 6-0) The Sooners held off Iowa State on Saturday to capture their sixth straight conference victory. After a defensive implosion against Texas Tech two weeks ago, Oklahoma...


Cleare looks to lead Longhorns with experience

Shane Lewis November 10, 2016

Shaquille Cleare brings some serious size to the table. The 6–foot–8 senior center checks in at 275 pounds and boasts a build reminiscent of a football player. Cleare is also big...


Big 12 Notebook: Baylor drops second straight game

Shane Lewis November 8, 2016

Baylor struggles again Two weeks ago, Baylor was undefeated and appeared to be a contender to win the Big 12. Since then, however, the Bears have lost two straight and shown major flaws, which were on...


Scenarios: vs. Texas Tech

Shane Lewis November 4, 2016

Texas Wins If At first glance, it might seem like the key to a Texas victory is obvious: slow down the most prolific passer in the nation. Texas Tech’s junior quarterback Patrick Mahomes II has...


Big 12 Power Rankings: Week Nine

Shane Lewis November 4, 2016

1. Oklahoma (6-2, 5-0) After their defensive breakdown against Texas Tech last week, the Sooners responded by suffocating the Jayhawks in a 56-3 win. The defense held Kansas to 170 yards of total offense...


Big 12 Power Rankings

Shane Lewis November 4, 2016

1. Oklahoma (6-2, 5-0) After their defensive breakdown against Texas Tech last week, the Sooners responded by suffocating the Jayhawks in a 56-3 win. The defense held Kansas to 170 yards of total offense...


Longhorns overwhelm Angelo State in exhibition contest

Shane Lewis November 3, 2016

Freshman guard Andrew Jones craftily pickpocketed an Angelo State ball-handler, raced up the court, and threw down a ferocious two-handed slam. A possession later, freshman big-man Jarrett Allen...


Roach and Mack suspended for team rules violations

Shane Lewis November 1, 2016

Sophomore guards Kerwin Roach Jr. and Tevin Mack will sit out Wednesday’s exhibition game against Angelo State in the wake of a suspension for violating team rules. Head coach Shaka Smart, who...


Big 12 Notebook: Undefeated teams fall, Oklahoma rolls

Shane Lewis November 1, 2016

Big 12 takes playoff hit as undefeated teams fall Both No. 13 Baylor and No. 14 West Virginia suffered losses for the first time this season this weekend. With no undefeated teams left, the Big 12’s...


Scenarios vs. Baylor

Shane Lewis October 28, 2016

Texas Wins If:   Baylor ranks near the top of the Big 12 in scoring offense, scoring defense and turnover differential — all indicators that point to why the Bears are undefeated halfway...

Big 12 Power Rankings

Shane Lewis October 28, 2016

1. West Virginia (6-0, 3-0)  The Mountaineers continued to make their case Saturday that they are the most complete team in the Big 12. Their defense stymied TCU’s high-scoring offense, and the offense...


Big 12 notebook: Sparks fly as Oklahoma tops Texas Tech

Shane Lewis October 25, 2016

Sparks fly in Lubbock The record books were rewritten Saturday night in Lubbock. In a 66-59 Oklahoma victory over Texas Tech, the two teams combined for an NCAA record 1,708 yards. Junior...


Longhorn fans pack Gregory Gym for intrasquad scrimmage

Shane Lewis October 21, 2016

Fans clad in burnt orange lined up outside of Gregory Gymnasium hours before tip-off, eager to watch their beloved Longhorns in action.  Inside, the Texas band blared “Texas Fight”...


Scenarios: vs. Kansas State

Shane Lewis October 21, 2016

Texas Wins If In last weekend’s win over Iowa State, the Longhorns finally proved that they could win a game while relying on their defense. The unit held the Cyclones to under 300 yards, and...

Big 12 won’t expand after narrowing down 11 finalists

Shane Lewis October 18, 2016

The Big 12 announced Monday evening it has decided against expanding from 10 teams. The announcement comes after months of speculation and presentations from interested schools. Big 12 Commissioner...

Scenarios vs. Iowa State

Shane Lewis October 14, 2016

Texas Wins If Iowa State has been much more competitive in Big 12 play than most people would have thought. In their past two contests, the Cyclones have almost pulled off major upsets against then...

Power Rankings: Week Six

Shane Lewis October 14, 2016

1.) Baylor (5-0, 2-0) The Bears are coming off of a bye week. They will look to remain undefeated when the Jayhawks come into town this weekend. 2.) West Virginia (4-0, 2-0) Like Baylor, the Mountaineers...

Women’s basketball team has first practice

Shane Lewis October 12, 2016

The Longhorns held their first practice of 2016-17 Monday, consisting of a team meeting and a two-hour workout on the Frank Erwin Center court. Texas is coming off a successful 2015-16 campaign that...


Scenarios: vs. Oklahoma

Shane Lewis October 5, 2016

Texas Wins If The Longhorns were gashed by an opposing quarterback once again this past Saturday. Oklahoma State junior quarterback Mason Rudolph threw for 392 yards and three touchdowns while completing...


Big 12 power rankings: Week 5

Shane Lewis October 5, 2016

Baylor (5-0) The Bears rallied to beat Iowa State 45-42 on Saturday, scoring 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.  Senior running back Shock Linwood had a monster game, rushing for 237 yards...

Week Four Power Rankings

Shane Lewis September 30, 2016

1: Baylor (4-0) The Baylor defense stepped up and forced four turnovers against Oklahoma State, helping the Bears pull out a 35-24 victory. Senior quarterback Seth Russell had another impressive outing,...

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Scenarios: vs. Oklahoma State

Shane Lewis September 30, 2016

Texas Wins If: Oklahoma State has been gashed defensively this year. The team is coming off of a performance where they were dismantled by Baylor senior quarterback Seth Russell, who threw for 387 yards...

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Scenarios vs. California

Shane Lewis September 16, 2016

Texas Wins If: Last season the Longhorns were torched by current Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff and the California offense. This year, when Texas travels to Berkeley to take on the Golden Bears,...


Big 12 power rankings: week three

Shane Lewis September 15, 2016

Texas (2-0), Last Week 2 The Longhorns convincingly handled UTEP, defeating the Miners 41-7. Freshman quarterback Shane Buechele turned in another impressive performance, throwing four touchdowns on...

Longhorns tumble down leaderboard

Shane Lewis September 14, 2016

The Longhorns settled for a third place finish at the Minnesota Invitational in Minneapolis on Tuesday.  Texas led the tournament by one stroke after Monday, but its lead slipped away after shooting...


Scenarios: vs. UTEP

Shane Lewis September 9, 2016

How Texas Wins If past history is any indication of this weekend’s outcome, the Miners are in a lot of trouble. In the previous two matchups between the teams, Texas has outscored UTEP 106-20....

Power Rankings Week 2

Shane Lewis September 8, 2016

Oklahoma State (1-0), Last Week: 3 The Cowboys decimated FCS opponent Southeastern Louisiana, winning their opener 61-7. Oklahoma State definitely maximized their roster during the contest—nine different...


Big 12 teams look solid on opening weekend

Shane Lewis September 7, 2016

TCU escapes devastating upset  No. 15 TCU avoided a major upset in its first game of the season, pulling away from FCS foe South Dakota State in the fourth quarter to win 59-41. The game was tied...


Scenarios vs. Notre Dame

Shane Lewis September 2, 2016

TEXAS WINS IF... they put on a dominant rushing performance.  With uncertainty at the quarterback position, the Longhorns will have to heavily lean on their running game. Lucky for Texas, they...


Big 12 Power Rankings: Week One

Shane Lewis September 2, 2016

Oklahoma   This one is easy.  After a trip to last year’s College Football Playoff, Oklahoma returns plenty of offensive firepower including a Heisman frontrunner in junior quarterback...


Longhorns hope to make mark in non-conference schedule

Shane Lewis August 31, 2016

The Longhorns faced a grueling non-conference schedule in 2015. The team topped UNC — who went on to appear in the NCAA title game —­­ and faced four other eventual NCAA Tournament...

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Swimming and diving aims to sustain success in 2016

Shane Lewis August 26, 2016

Texas has built up a large resume in swimming and diving over the past few years. The Longhorn men enter the 2016–17 season with two consecutive national titles, while the women will try...


Former Longhorns find plenty of success in the NBA

Shane Lewis August 24, 2016

Former Longhorns made a lot of noise during the 2015–16 NBA season. Of the nine Texas standouts playing in the NBA, four were named to an All-NBA team and seven were involved in the NBA’s...

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