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Jan 24 2017 07:27 AM - Will Baizer - Views: 622
As Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin pulled in the defensive rebound off a Kerwin Roach missed layup and hit a free throw to extend the Sooners' lead to 5 with 17 seconds to play in the game, Texas fans angrily left the Frank Erwin Center feeling a sense of Déjà vu with Texas' capability to pull meltdowns out of thin air....
Jan 17 2017 08:53 AM - Jeffrey Cooperstein - Views: 978
When former Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor decided to forego his senior season and take his talents to the NBA, there was a glaring hole on the talented Texas roster coming into the season. The Longhorns lack a true point guard, one who knows when to facilitate for others, and one who knows when to make plays for h...
Dec 06 2016 10:53 PM - Will Baizer - Views: 1064
Offense was optional in this rough and ugly game for both sides. The Texas Longhorns shot 20-52 on the night and Michigan was close behind them, shooting 20-48 from the floor. The two teams together tallied 26 turnovers and neither did an adequate job of rebounding on offense. Texas had just with 7 offensive rebound...
Nov 29 2016 10:41 PM - Will Baizer - Views: 936
The first home loss of the season was an ugly one. UT-Arlington came into the Frank Erwin Center with a record of 0-11 against the flagship school, but they left no doubt in the minds of Longhorn fans which school is better on the hardwood. The Mavericks dominated Texas to the tune of 72-61. Against the Mavericks...
Nov 10 2016 11:54 AM - Jeffrey Cooperstein - Views: 925
The Texas Longhorns Men’s Basketball team opens the season on Friday night against Incarnate Word at the Erwin Center in Austin. While the Longhorns finished the 2015-2016 campaign with a respectable 20-13 final record, Shaka Smart's inaugural season in Austin had a little bit of everything thrown in it. A mix of ex...
Nov 10 2016 09:27 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 2171
In anticipation for Shaka Smart's second season on The 40 Acres, HornSports college basketball writer Chris Flanagan predicts how the season will play out for the Longhorns and Shaka Smart in his second season on the 40 Acres. Non-Conference The Longhorns will not have a serious test until the Legends Classic C...
Sep 28 2016 08:28 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 1333
In anticipation for Shaka Smart's second season on the 40 acres, HornSports college basketball writer Chris Flanagan will go in-depth on the Texas men's basketball team and on the college basketball season as a whole. To get things started, Chris will recap last season on the 40 Acres and which players were lost. 2...
Jul 05 2016 05:30 AM - Taylor Smith - Views: 1862
Even though not a single Longhorn heard their name in the 2016 NBA draft, Texas will have former players starting their professional basketball careers this weekend. Isaiah Taylor, Cameron Ridley and Prince Ibeh will be playing in the Las Vegas Summer League, which starts July 8 and runs through July 18. Former Lon...
Jun 03 2016 02:21 PM - Jon Nemec - Views: 1396
The dam finally broke and the trek though the desert is finally over (feel free to insert whatever metaphor you’d like to for a long tiresome event). The story short is 5-star St. Stephen's Episcopal School recruit (Austin, TX) Jarrett Allen is Shaka Smart's newest commit and the fourth of the 2016 recruiting class....
May 16 2016 11:50 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 6293
The signing period for basketball recruits ends this Wednesday May 18th. All recruits must sign their letter of intent by then. So where will Jarrett Allen play college basketballl? Finalists for Jarrett Allen Recently, Jarrett Allen tweeted that Kansas was still on his list after a reporter tweeted out that Texa...
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Apr 21 2016 07:07 PM - Corey Elliot - Views: 1216
Traveling the world, touring foreign countries and experiencing different cultures has always been a top my bucket list. Mama always said not to live life in envy of others, but today, it’s hard not to be jealous of Texas’ junior point guard Isaiah Taylor. That kid is about to see all of Europe, and then some, whe...
Apr 12 2016 07:22 PM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 1079
Welcome to the Texas Longhorns men's basketball review. This will be a 3 part series with part 1 consisting of a detailed look into the 2015-2016 season. The second part will focus on the 2016-2017 season, and the third part will address the future of the Big 12 and Texas' place in the landscape of college basketbal...
Apr 07 2016 10:57 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 869
Texas Longhorns head coach Shaka Smart has been selected to lead the USA Basketball Men's Under-18 National Team, as announced by USA Basketball on Wednesday. Joining Smart as assistant coaches will be Connecticut's Kevin Ollie and Mark Turgeon from Maryland. Here's what Shaka Smart had to say about his selection...
Apr 01 2016 08:04 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 2066
Welcome to the Texas Longhorns men's basketball review. This will be a 3 part series with part 1 consisting of a detailed look into the 2015-2016 season. The second part will focus on the 2016-2017 season, and the third part will address the future of the Big 12 and Texas' place in the landscape of college basketbal...
Mar 19 2016 07:16 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 719
Lady luck was on the side of the Northern Iowa Panthers tonight as a buzzer-beater ends the Texas Longhorns men's basketball season 75-72. Play of the game Well, I won't traumatize you again but you know what it is. Player of the game Isaiah Taylor Isaiah Taylor's first half kept Texas in the game to even have...
Mar 18 2016 08:07 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 1166
The Longhorns are facing the Northern Iowa Panthers on Friday in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Here are 5 things the Longhorns must do in order to advance to the round of 32. 1. Keep Panthers below 45% FG shooting The last 8 games, the Longhorns' opponents are shooting 53% from the floor. In the t...
Mar 14 2016 08:39 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 874
The Texas Longhorns are the 6 seed in the West regional and they will face the Northern Iowa Panthers. Here is the instant breakdown of the Northern Iowa Panthers. Who is Northern Iowa? Northern Iowa University is located in Cedar Falls, IA. They have an enrollment of nearly 14,000 students. Their basketball team...
Mar 13 2016 04:48 PM - Aaron Carrara - Views: 1020
The Texas Longhorns (20-12) will face the Northern Iowa Panthers (22-12) in Oklahoma City on Friday to begin NCAA Tournament play. Texas was slotted as the 6 seed in the West Region while Northern Iowa, who finished 5th in the Missouri Valley Conference, earned the 11 seed. The Longhorns finished Shaka Smart's firs...
Mar 07 2016 11:06 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 1825
The stage is set for the 2016 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Kansas City. Here, HornSports’ Chris Flanagan breaks down his tournament predictions. The Favorite Kansas Jayhawks The Jayhawks are on a hot streak and it seems like they cannot be stopped. An 11 game winning streak and essentially a home cou...
Mar 05 2016 09:08 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 745
A lackluster game by both teams ended up in the favor of the Texas Longhorns as they defeated the Oklahoma State Cowboys 62-50 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Player of the Game Kerwin Roach Jr. Snoop finally makes it into this category as he was the primary reason the Longhorns were able to win this game. 9 of Roach'...
Mar 02 2016 03:10 PM - HornSports Staff - Views: 689
The Longhorns are poised for an NCAA Tournament bid in Shaka Smart's first season in Austin. Texas fans wanting to get hyped for a potential deep run in March can now relive some of the most electric moments from the season so far.
Mar 01 2016 08:35 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 684
The game was never close Kansas jumped out to a 15-0 lead very early. Simply put, shots were falling for Kansas even when the Longhorns were able to guard the paint or 3 point line. And the Longhorns could not make any shots. Kansas wins 86-56. Anything to learn about this game? Not really. A bad game on senior...
Feb 27 2016 10:00 PM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 1193
The 3rd best team in the nation came into Austin to try and sweep the Longhorns to stay in contention for a Big 12 title. The Oklahoma Sooners came to play for 33 minutes but a scoring drought in the final 7 minutes provided the Longhorns an opportunity to notch a huge 76-63 win on Saturday afternoon at the Frank Er...
Feb 14 2016 07:53 AM - Chris Flanagan - Views: 694
The Texas Longhorns traveled to Ames, Iowa looking for a big win and a season sweep of the Iowa State Cyclones. Texas fought hard but couldn't muster up enough in the end, falling to the Cyclones 85-75 at Hilton Coliseum. Player(s) of the game Monte Morris and Georges Niang Each of these Cyclone players scored 24...
Feb 13 2016 11:08 AM - Aaron Carrara - Views: 1047
#24/25 Texas (16-8, 7-4) vs. #14/15 Iowa State (17-7, 6-5 Big 12). When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 Time: 7:30 PM CST Venue: Hilton Coliseum (14,356) Location: Ames, Iowa Television: ESPN All-time Series Record: Texas leads Iowa State 18-14. Last meeting: Texas 94-91 OT (Jan. 12, 2016 - Austin, TX). The...