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All content by Steve Helwick

Sports writer thankful for ride

Steve Helwick May 10, 2019

I remember submitting my Daily Texan application back in September 2015. What journalistic experience do you have? None. I hadn’t written anything outside of an English paper. After contemplation,...


Texas avenges TCU to advance to NIT Championship

Steve Helwick April 3, 2019

Less than one month ago, TCU stormed into Austin and terminated Texas’ March Madness hopes with a surprising 69-56 thrashing of the Longhorns. That loss sent Texas into the NIT, but along the way,...


Texas aims to avenge TCU in Madison Square Garden

Steve Helwick April 2, 2019

A legendary arena, a banner-raising opportunity and a rematch against a bitter rival. Texas’ successful National Invitation Tournament run has brought the Longhorns many opportunities to capitalize...


Texas aims to avenge TCU in Madison Square Garden

Steve Helwick April 2, 2019

A legendary arena, a banner-raising opportunity and a rematch against a bitter rival. Texas’ successful National Invitation Tournament run has brought the Longhorns many opportunities to capitalize...


NIT superfan enlivens atmosphere of Texas’ tournament run

Steve Helwick March 28, 2019

The Frank Erwin Center closed its upper deck for the National Invitational Tournament, so the 3,982 fans in attendance all compacted into the lower bowl of the 42-year old venue. This crowd formation...


Osetkowski’s career night powers Texas to NIT victory

Steve Helwick March 20, 2019

Texas learned its postseason fate Sunday evening, earning a bid in the National Invitation Tournament opposed to a desired spot in March Madness. Despite a homecoming to familiar stomping grounds, Texas...


Kansas silences Texas in Big 12 quarterfinals

Steve Helwick March 15, 2019

The flame on the flickering candle may have vanished for good. The 2018–19 Texas basketball season, one which saw the Longhorns attain their highest ranking in the Shaka Smart era, now remains...


Bane ruins Longhorns’ Senior Day behind 34-point outing

Steve Helwick March 10, 2019

NCAA Tournament dreams stood hopeful as Senior Day celebrations commenced Saturday morning at the Frank Erwin Center. The familiar home environment has served as the Longhorns’ petri dish this season...


Febres, Texas smother Iowa State to end skid

Steve Helwick March 3, 2019

After a two-week absence, Texas returned home, bruised and scarred from its previous battles. The Longhorns, situated on the bubble of the NCAA Tournament bracket, suffered two consecutive road heartbreakers...


Ramey, Hepa step in for absent seniors

Steve Helwick February 28, 2019

WACO — Texas traveled across I-35 to Waco with optimistic March Madness hopes, but arrived with a shorthanded roster. For the second consecutive game, shooting guard Kerwin Roach II sat out with...


Sooners reject Coleman’s buzzer beater to stave off Texas comeback

Steve Helwick February 23, 2019

With leading scorer Kerwin Roach II serving an indefinite suspension, Texas trailed by 17 in the second half in a road rematch against Oklahoma. But with six seconds left in Norman, all of that was for...


Texas guard Kerwin Roach II suspended indefinitely

Steve Helwick February 22, 2019

Texas shooting guard Kerwin Roach II has been suspended for a violation of team rules, a Texas spokesperson confirmed Friday morning. The indefinite suspension means Roach will miss Saturday’s...


Senior-led Texas exacts revenge on Oklahoma State, 69-57

Steve Helwick February 17, 2019

This NBA All-Star Weekend, a 3-point shootout erupted. But instead of Charlotte, this one stemmed from the Frank Erwin Center in the heart of Austin. Texas and Oklahoma State combined to fire 44 3-point...


Dissecting Texas’ collapse against Kansas State

Steve Helwick February 14, 2019

The time finally seemed to arrive. The inconsistencies were finally wiped away, rhythm was established on the offensive side of the ball and three consecutive conference wins looked to be in the works...


Roach, Longhorns pummel Big 12 frontrunner Baylor, 84-72

Steve Helwick February 7, 2019

There’s no place like home. The Frank Erwin Center has treated the Longhorns kindly — no matter the opponent. The favorable trend prolonged Wednesday night as Texas (13–10, 5–5...


Texas aims to amend mistakes against streaking Baylor

Steve Helwick February 6, 2019

Statement wins have been more than a feasible accomplishment for the 2018-19 Texas Longhorns. While Texas succeeds at laying down the foundation, the team has been incapable of building on that soil thus...


Former Longhorns LaMarcus Aldridge, Jarrett Allen battle in San Antonio

Steve Helwick February 1, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — Prior to Thursday night’s tipoff at the AT&T Center, Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge earned his seventh All-Star selection in his 13-year career, his third in four seasons...


Texas exorcises five years of demons, knocks off Kansas

Steve Helwick January 30, 2019

Ten losses, five years, two coaches, immeasurable heartbreak.  All of that pent-up emotion finally flowed free when center Jaxson Hayes corralled the final rebound, and the red lights of the backboard...


Georgia exacts Sugar Bowl revenge on Texas in hoops

Steve Helwick January 28, 2019

At the beginning of the month, Texas and Georgia clashed in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl. The night began in dramatic fashion, as Texas’ Bevo XV charged at Georgia’s Uga during a meeting...


Turnovers, fouls hinder Longhorns in close loss at TCU

Steve Helwick January 24, 2019

FORT WORTH — Big 12 road games have been anything but a cakewalk for Texas this year. But with under 30 seconds remaining in Schollmaier Arena, the Longhorns possessed the ball with an opportunity...


Assistant coach Matthew McConaughey fuels Texas to energetic win over Oklahoma

Steve Helwick January 23, 2019

Typical college basketball benches feature about 10 players, a head coach, several assistants and trainers. Some colleges take their benches to the next level with coordinated bench mob celebrations. And...


Assistant coach Matthew McConaughey fuels Texas to energetic win over Oklahoma

Steve Helwick January 20, 2019

Typical college basketball benches feature about 10 players, a head coach, several assistants and trainers. Some colleges take their benches to the next level with coordinated bench mob celebrations. And...


Texas lies one shot short of statement upset in Kansas

Steve Helwick January 15, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. — For several seconds, the always-vociferous Allen Fieldhouse stood silent. All 16,300 spectators packed together with no breathing room locked eyes upon Texas point guard Matt Coleman....


No. 8 Texas Tech races past Texas to hand Longhorns consecutive losses

Steve Helwick January 13, 2019

The start of an arduous Big 12 schedule has not showed kindness to Shaka Smart and the Longhorns. Texas (10–6, 2–2 Big 12) dropped its second straight contest and fourth home game this year,...


Texas defense carves Mountaineers

Steve Helwick January 6, 2019

Big 12 play is off to a favorable start for the Texas Longhorns. After downing Kansas State by 20 in Manhattan, Texas (10–4, 2–0) followed up the conference opener with a definitive, nearly...


Texas fends off Edwards’ 40, snaps losing streak

Steve Helwick December 10, 2018

In the midst of a three-game losing streak, Texas faced arguably the greatest individual performance any member of its roster had seen. Purdue point guard Carsen Edwards embedded his name all over Sunday...


Smart upset by former program, assistant coach

Steve Helwick December 6, 2018

By ushering in the program’s first Final Four appearance, upgrading its conference and becoming a March Madness staple, head coach Shaka Smart cemented a defining legacy at Virginia Commonwealth...


Poor shooting sparks Radford’s upset over No. 17 Texas

Steve Helwick December 3, 2018

The Longhorns were at the pinnacle one week ago. On Thanksgiving night in Las Vegas, Shaka Smart led his Longhorns to a statement upset over perennial national championship contender North Carolina....


NBA scout advice fuels Roach for 2019 draft

Steve Helwick November 27, 2018

After three years, it could have been the end of the road. A dejected Texas Longhorn squad walked through the tunnel at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, clutching onto a shattering overtime loss...

Games to Watch: Week 12

Steve Helwick November 20, 2018

With Texas' Big 12 hopes riding on a victory in Lawrence, Kansas, Oklahoma and West Virginia must battle it out in Morgantown for a spot in the conference title. Here's a look at all of the must-watch...


Longhorns overcome shooting slump to silence Bulldogs

Steve Helwick November 19, 2018

Sluggish starts aren’t the new flavor at the Frank Erwin Center, but strong finishes aren’t either. During each home game of this young season, the team has battled neck-and-neck with the...


Iowa State breakthrough stems from receivers

Steve Helwick November 16, 2018

On Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff rankings reveal, a program relatively new to the scene saw its logo on the screen next to the number 16. After compiling an 11–37 record from 2013–2016,...

Games to Watch: Week 12

Steve Helwick November 16, 2018

From Yankee Stadium to Boone Pickens Stadium, Week 12 is bringing another stacked slate of games to watch. Here are the matchups you won't want to miss: No. 12 Syracuse vs. No. 3 Notre Dame  Saturday,...


Games to watch: Big matchups headline Week 11

Steve Helwick November 9, 2018

From Norman, Oklahoma to East Lansing, Michigan, there will be more than enough games you won't want to miss. Here are the games to watch for Week 11:  No. 23 Fresno State at Boise State Friday,...


Longhorns stampede Panthers to open season

Steve Helwick November 7, 2018

Head coach Shaka Smart started his fourth year at Texas with a different, unfamiliar hand of cards. There was no first round NBA-talent center on the roster and Kerwin Roach II, one of his veteran players,...


Week 10: Must-watch games

Steve Helwick November 2, 2018

From Baton Rouge to Lubbock, Week 10 brings with it yet another jam packed slate of must-watch games. Here are the matchups you won't want to miss:   No. 6 Georgia at No. 9 Kentucky Saturday,...

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Campbell brothers change meaning of teammates

Steve Helwick November 2, 2018

From walking on as a free safety, to becoming a scout team staple, West Virginia’s starting middle linebacker, Shea Campbell, has done nothing but climb a steep ladder since joining the program in...

Games to Watch: Week Nine

Steve Helwick October 26, 2018

Before No. 6 Texas takes on Oklahoma State in Stillwater, No. 9 Florida and No. 6 Georgia will demand the attention of the college football world. Here are the must-watch games of Week Nine:  Texas...


Fans get first look at Longhorns ahead of season opener

Steve Helwick October 18, 2018

In the heart of the campus at Gregory Gym, Texas Athletics manufactured quite the production. Showcasing food trucks, a silent disco and a dunk contest, the Longhorns put forth their best effort to...


Super Saturday: Week Seven provides must watch games

Steve Helwick October 12, 2018

From Death Valley to Anne Arbor, Week Seven of this year's college football season provide an abundance of must watch games. Here are a few games you won't want to miss aside from No. 9 Texas'...

High-profile matchup in The Swamp among Games to Watch

Steve Helwick October 5, 2018

From Ann Arbor to Gainesville, there is are a plethora of must-see games throughout the country this week. With No. 19 Texas heading to the Cotton Bowl, here are a list of games you can...


Games to Watch: Week Five

Steve Helwick September 28, 2018

From Lubbock to Happy Valley, there is are a plethora of must see games spread out throughout the country this week. With No. 18 Texas heading to Manhattan, Kansas, here are a list of games you can watch...

Stanford-Oregon highlights list of games to watch in Week Four

Steve Helwick September 21, 2018

There's no shortage of high-profile matchups and potential upsets slated for this weekend, from Texas A&M-Alabama to Stanford-Oregon and more. Here are the top picks for games to...

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Revisiting a classic: Ehlinger and Rector share memories from 2017’s 2OT thriller

Steve Helwick September 14, 2018

When Texas and USC are pitted against each other in the same sentence, nearly every college football fan paints the same portrait in their minds. The image of Vince Young sprinting to the corner of...


College GameDay heads to Fort Worth for TCU’s matchup with Buckeyes

Steve Helwick September 14, 2018

Week 3 Games to Watch No. 5 Oklahoma at Iowa State  Saturday, 11 a.m., ABC In one of the wildest upsets of 2017, Iowa State marched into Norman and knocked off Baker Mayfield and the Sooners,...


Oklahoma tops Big 12 power rankings

Steve Helwick September 7, 2018

Week One of college football saw the same two powerhouses from the Big 12 dominate, as usual: Oklahoma and TCU. With West Virginia close behind, here are The Daily Texan's first Big 12 power rankings...

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Green returns home for matchup against Longhorns

Steve Helwick September 7, 2018

A gathering of nearly 100,000 fans will flock to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday night to get their first look at Texas’ 2018 squad.  It’ll be a homecoming of sorts,...

Week Two games to watch

Steve Helwick September 7, 2018

For Week Two, a number of high-profile college football matchups take place around the country. Here are some of the games to watch for this weekend: Arizona at Houston   Saturday, 11 a.m.,...


Week One games to watch

Steve Helwick August 31, 2018

Florida Atlantic at No. 7 Oklahoma Saturday, 11 a.m., FOX After three years of leading the Sooners to Big 12 titles, Baker Mayfield has departed for the waters of the NFL. That leaves Oklahoma with...


Storylines for Year Four of the Shaka Era

Steve Helwick May 4, 2018

Year four of the Shaka Smart era begins next November, and mixed expectations surround a team with very little player turnover from the previous year. Will the Longhorns have any NBA talent?  Each...


Sophomore guard Jacob Young announces transfer

Steve Helwick March 22, 2018

Just two days after Mo Bamba declared for the NBA Draft, Texas lost another piece of its 2017-18 rotation. Sophomore shooting guard Jacob Young has announced on Twitter that he is transferring from the...


One and done: Bamba declares for NBA Draft

Steve Helwick March 20, 2018

After just one quick season in Austin, Texas center Mo Bamba has declared for the NBA Draft, announced Tuesday afternoon. Bamba is a projected lottery pick, primarily believed to be selected in the top...


Longhorns eliminated by Nevada in overtime thriller

Steve Helwick March 17, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A 14-point second-half lead, career performances by guards Matt Coleman and Kerwin Roach II and a lopsided height advantage in the paint — the 10-seeded Texas Longhorns had...


Eager Longhorns prepare to dance with Nevada in Nashville

Steve Helwick March 15, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country and rock music echo through the streets of downtown Nashville as basketball fans previously dispersed across the nation flock together to Bridgestone Arena for a weekend...


Going dancing: Longhorns to face Nevada in NCAA Tournament

Steve Helwick March 11, 2018

After a suspenseful wait, the Texas Longhorns (19–14) avoided the First Four and drew a No. 10 seed in the South Regional of the NCAA Tournament. Texas’ first-round opponent will be...


Longhorns close out Cyclones, advance to second round of Big 12 tourney

Steve Helwick March 8, 2018

Sitting directly on the fringe of the NCAA Tournament bracket, 7-seed Texas’ lead over 10-seed Iowa State stood at just two points. As less than a minute remained on the clock in Kansas City, the...


Texas looks to clinch NCAA tourney bid against Iowa State

Steve Helwick March 7, 2018

After a thrilling upset win over then-No. 20 West Virginia in overtime Saturday, the Texas Longhorns let some air out of the NCAA Tournament bubble and are now close to securing a spot in the 68-team bracket. All...


Breaking down the season-altering factors in Texas’ win over West Virginia

Steve Helwick March 4, 2018

Tournament hopes just got much brighter in the city of Austin. After rallying to an 87-79 overtime win over No. 20 West Virginia, Texas’ odds to qualify for March Madness rose to 98 percent, according...


Texas shows grit but falls to No. 6 Kansas in Lawrence, 80-70

Steve Helwick February 27, 2018

The Longhorns purchased a lottery ticket on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. It didn’t cost much, but the potential reward was high. And like most lottery tickets, it didn’t cash in the...


Roach’s late layup lifts Texas over Oklahoma State, 65-64

Steve Helwick February 25, 2018

It was a movie that many Texas and Oklahoma State fans have seen before — but the sequel reversed the roles. On Jan. 13 in Stillwater, Texas led Oklahoma State by double digits in the second half,...


In response to report, Davis not allowed to play ‘until further notice’

Steve Helwick February 24, 2018

Texas announced Friday evening that junior guard Eric Davis Jr. will be withheld from playing for the Longhorns “until further notice.” The news comes in response to a Yahoo Sports report released...


Texas aims for different direction after latest Oklahoma win

Steve Helwick February 21, 2018

Texas rode a five-game home winning streak and brought enough momentum to fill up the entire Lone Star State into a Feb. 7 battle with the Kansas State Wildcats.  Looking to coast to another Big...


Longhorns snap three-game losing streak with 77-66 road win over Oklahoma

Steve Helwick February 17, 2018

A three-game losing streak paired with a trip to Norman to battle No. 23 Oklahoma didn’t appear to be an appetizing meal for Texas’ plate. But with the Longhorns’ season seemingly...


Column: ‘One play away’ could be the downfall of the 2017-18 Longhorns

Steve Helwick February 15, 2018

One play away, and it changed everything.  Tension lingered in the air at the Frank Erwin Center on Monday night. Frustration overwhelmed several members of the Texas roster following the Longhorns’...


TCU routs Texas, 87-71, for Longhorns’ fifth straight road loss

Steve Helwick February 10, 2018

FORT WORTH — February marks the last whole month of the college basketball regular season, and there’s only one thing teams fight for — an NCAA Tournament bid. With TCU having dropped...


Four takeaways from Texas’ 67-64 loss to Kansas State

Steve Helwick February 8, 2018

Texas suffered a heartbreaker at the Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday night as Kansas State invaded Austin and escaped with a 67-64 victory. Here are four takeaways from the Longhorns’ rare Big 12...


Coleman strives to sustain energy vs. Kansas State

Steve Helwick February 7, 2018

A College GameDay appearance, a rare sellout crowd at the Frank Erwin Center, a dramatic comeback victory over a ranked opponent and a near court-storm from the students summarized a wild Saturday in Texas...


College GameDay atmosphere enlivens Texas’ win over Oklahoma

Steve Helwick February 5, 2018

The Longhorn faithful had been lively since the early morning. They arrived in droves with creative signs, uproarious chants and unwavering support for Texas before its sellout matchup with No. 12 Oklahoma...


Bamba, Young battle in duel of nation’s top freshmen

Steve Helwick February 4, 2018

ESPN’s College GameDay paid a visit, the Frank Erwin Center was sold out and the energy from the fans skyrocketed to a season-high during the Texas-Oklahoma game on Saturday evening. Why? The...


Evans’ buzzer-beater downs Longhorns in overtime, 73-71

Steve Helwick February 1, 2018

Texas Tech senior point guard Keenan Evans concluded his dribble and launched a pull-up jumper from the top of the key, sailing right over the outreached arm of junior guard Kerwin Roach II. The contested...


Texas looks to break road skid at Texas Tech

Steve Helwick January 31, 2018

The Longhorns will be forced to leave their comfort zone in order to complete a season sweep of No. 10 Texas Tech.  Texas hasn’t returned from a road trip victorious since the first day of...


Five takeaways from Texas’ 85-72 win over Ole Miss

Steve Helwick January 28, 2018

The Longhorns took a break from their conference schedule on Saturday and hosted Ole Miss in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Here are five takeaways from Texas' 85-72 victory: Roach continues shooting...


College GameDay crew visits Feb. 3 for Texas-Oklahoma

Steve Helwick January 27, 2018

All eyes will be upon Texas next Saturday. ESPN’s College GameDay crew is making its first visit to Austin since February 2009 in wake of next week’s Texas-Oklahoma matchup. College GameDay...


Bamba, Roach bolster Texas in 73-57 win over Iowa State

Steve Helwick January 23, 2018

Less than two minutes into the game, junior guard Kerwin Roach II pulled up from beyond the arc at the Frank Erwin Center.  Bucket.  Then he launched another triple. Bucket.  His...


Texas aims for follow-up win at No. 6 West Virginia

Steve Helwick January 19, 2018

With a statement victory over No. 8 Texas Tech on Wednesday night, the Longhorns cleared their first top-10 challenge in Big 12 play. Saturday won’t offer respite, however. Texas (12–6, 3–3...


Texas dunks all over No. 8 Texas Tech in 67-58 upset win

Steve Helwick January 18, 2018

Tremendous, athletic dunks by freshman forward Mo Bamba, the return of junior guard Kerwin Roach II and shocking the No. 8 team in the nation — there were plenty of reasons the crowd at the Frank...


Oklahoma State uses late tip-in to stun Texas, 65-64

Steve Helwick January 14, 2018

Not the first, not the second, but the third time’s the charm. Trailing Texas by just one point with 23 ticks on the clock, Oklahoma State’s Jeffrey Carroll drove to the basket for...


Andrew Jones diagnosed with leukemia

Steve Helwick January 10, 2018

Sophomore guard Andrew Jones has been diagnosed with leukemia, Texas announced Wednesday morning. “After undergoing a number of tests and evaluations over the past week, Andrew has been diagnosed...


Texas frontcourt spoils Bulldogs’ comeback bid

Steve Helwick December 17, 2017

Response. Following a bitter Tuesday night loss to Michigan at the Frank Erwin Center, Texas forward Dylan Osetkowski declared this would be the mentality of the Longhorns for the upcoming home stretch. And...


Texas offense fails to find rhythm in loss to Michigan

Steve Helwick December 13, 2017

The atmosphere at the Frank Erwin Center was electric. On Star Wars night, light sabers illuminated the crowd and the audience of 12,504 reached incredible volume levels. But the force was not present...


Shaka Smart returns to VCU to battle his former team

Steve Helwick December 5, 2017

Five tournament berths, 163 wins, 74 conference victories and one Final Four appearance. That was the what Shaka Smart built for the VCU Rams in his six years with the program. And on Tuesday night, for...


Texas downs Florida A&M, 82-58, on Erwin Center’s 40th anniversary

Steve Helwick November 30, 2017

Wednesday marked the 40th anniversary of the Frank Erwin Center’s opening. And just like the Nov. 29 matchup 40 years ago against the Oklahoma Sooners, Texas left its home arena victorious. The...


Longhorns lose overtime heartbreaker to No. 1 Duke

Steve Helwick November 25, 2017

When the clock struck eight minutes in the second half on Friday night, the Longhorns led No. 1 Duke by a score of 66-52. A young team seeking to erase the memory of an 11-25 2016-17 season was just minutes...

Highs and Lows: 2017 season highlights

Steve Helwick November 20, 2017

Season highs Attaining bowl eligibility over ranked opponent: Despite entering Morgantown as underdogs, the Longhorns rolled over then No. 24 West Virginia in 28-14 fashion. Texas accomplished...

Opponents to Watch: vs. Texas Tech

Steve Helwick November 20, 2017

Nic Shimonek Quarterback, #16 After Patrick Mahomes II departed from Lubbock to the draft last spring, Texas Tech needed to find the next captain of its signature air raid offense. Although...

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From tacos to touchdowns, Crawford’s effort is visible

Steve Helwick November 17, 2017

Behind the smell of fresh quesadillas exiting the oven and the sound of a sizzling crunchwrap being placed in a paper bag for delivery, there is a worker that puts in the hours to create these culinary...

Opponents to Watch: vs. No. 24 West Virginia

Steve Helwick November 17, 2017

Will Grier Quarterback, #7 A transfer from Florida, Grier’s first season in Morgantown, West Virginia is panning out nicely. He’s thrown for over 300 yards in all but one game and ranks...


Texas dispatches New Hampshire for easy 2–0 start

Steve Helwick November 15, 2017

On Tuesday night, Texas would be called upon to defend an undefeated record on its home floor. One problem stood in the way: The team would be without star freshman forward Mo Bamba, who suffered a concussion...


Longhorns thrash Demons to open season

Steve Helwick November 11, 2017

Friday night was supposed to usher in a new era of Texas basketball, and based on the Longhorns’ performance, it lived up to expectations. Loaded with a combination of young talent and returning...


Texas vows to erase doubt left from 2016-17 season

Steve Helwick November 10, 2017

The 2017 Longhorn veterans have been to the NCAA Tournament and have experience competing on the NCAA’s biggest stage. But it hasn’t always been smooth sailing, especially of late. Texas went...

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Former Junior Olympian sprints toward NFL goal

Steve Helwick November 10, 2017

Daniel Wise’s prodigious athletic career rose to impressive heights at an early age. But Wise’s first successes at the national level occurred on the rubber polyurethane rather than a...

Games to Watch: Week 11

Steve Helwick November 10, 2017

No. 13 Michigan State at No. 11 Ohio State Saturday, 11 a.m., FOX After a chaotic Week 10 in the Big Ten, the entire conference — with the exception of Wisconsin — possesses multiple...

Opponents to Watch: vs. Kansas

Steve Helwick November 10, 2017

Carter Stanley Quarterback, #9 Stanley suffered an injury in the 38-9 loss to Baylor last weekend, but the quarterback may be ready to go come 5 p.m. in Austin on Saturday. The sophomore quarterback...


Freshman forward Jericho Sims lets his playing do the talking

Steve Helwick November 3, 2017

He may be the quietest member of the young Texas Longhorns’ basketball team, but freshman power forward Jericho Sims is ready to speak to the nation in his first year suiting up at the Frank Erwin...

Opponents to Watch: vs. No. 10 TCU

Steve Helwick November 3, 2017

Kenny Hill Quarterback, #7 Hill burst onto the college football scene as the Texas A&M Aggies quarterback in 2014. He gained plenty of recognition for following up Heisman winner Johnny Manziel...

Games to Watch: Week 10

Steve Helwick November 3, 2017

No. 7 Penn State at No. 24 Michigan State Saturday, 11 a.m., FOX It will be redemption week for the Land Grant Trophy rivals, which both suffered their first loss on Saturday afternoon. Penn State...

Opponents to Watch: vs. Baylor

Steve Helwick October 27, 2017

Charlie Brewer Quarterback, #13 With an 0–6 record on display and down 38-13 to West Virginia, Baylor looked positioned for another lopsided defeat. But inserted into the game was quarterback...

Games to Watch: Week 9

Steve Helwick October 27, 2017

No. 11 Oklahoma State at No. 22 West Virginia Saturday, 11 a.m., ABC The offenses should be alive and well in Morgantown, West Virginia on Saturday morning. Mountaineer quarterback Will Grier...

Shook wins Big 12 honors

Steve Helwick October 25, 2017

Freshman setter Ashley Shook earned Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors for her efforts in Texas’ road wins over Texas Tech and Oklahoma last week. Shook registered 17 digs, 84 assists (12 per set)...


Texas-Texas A&M to play for Harvey relief

Steve Helwick October 21, 2017

Texas and Texas A&M will renew the Lone Star Showdown on the basketball court next week, joining together for a cause that transcends the heated rivalry. The basketball exhibition between the Longhorns...

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