Texas Rumors & News

  • Wagner's late-game plays help Michigan beat Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore Moritz Wagner scored 15 points and hit the game-winning basket with 18.8 seconds left to help Michigan earn a 53-50 win over Texas in a non-conference game in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Tuesday. Wagner scored three straight points after Michigan trailed 50-48, hitting a free throw with..." December 07

  • Texas rallies to defeat Alabama in Big 12-SEC Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "Kerwin Roach, Jr. tallied 16 points to lead five Texas players in double-figure scoring as the Longhorns roared from behind early in the second half and then held on for a 77-68 victory over Alabama on Friday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, as part of the Big 12-SEC Challenge...." December 03

  • Texas-Arlington trounces tottering Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Kevin Hervey scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, helping Texas-Arlington roll to a 72-61 win over swooning Texas on Tuesday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Texas-Arlington (5-3) expanded a three-point lead at the half to as much as 16 points with 6:45 to play and..." November 29

  • Northwestern upends No. 22 Texas in Legends Classic

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- For the first time in nearly three years, Northwestern knocked off a Top 25 team. Bryant McIntosh scored 20 points to lead the Wildcats to a resounding 77-58 win over No. 22 Texas on Monday night in the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center. Northwestern (3-1) will play..." November 22

  • White helps Colorado upend No. 22 Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Coming all the way from the snowy foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the Big Apple but leaving without a win in two games was not something Colorado wanted to experience. That attitude carried a lot of weight in the Buffaloes' 68-54 victory over No. 22 Texas on Tuesday afternoon in the..." November 22

  • No. 23 Texas demolishes Eastern Washington

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas' combination of youth, talent and wave after wave of quality depth should only get more polished and better focused as the season progresses, an aspect that should be garnering the attention of its future opponents. The Longhorns showcased all three of those facets..." November 18

  • Yancy fuels key surge as Texas topples La.-Monroe

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- The four freshmen for Texas comprised a recruiting class rated among the top 10 in the nation. But for the second straight game, a senior took over when the Longhorns needed a boost. Guard Kendal Yancy scored nine points during a span of five minutes, helping break open a..." November 14

  • Texas escapes Incarnate Word, 78-73

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas – Senior Kendal Yancy scored 19 points, including four late in the game, and No. 21 Texas defeated Incarnate Word 78-73 in the season opener Friday night. Jarrett Allen, the Longhorns' 6-foot-11 highly touted freshman forward, produced 16 points and 12 rebounds. Another Texas..." November 11

  • UT's Kerwin Roach, Tevin Mack suspended for opener

    Houston Chronicle "Texas sophomores Kerwin Roach and Tevin Mack, who were suspended for last week's exhibition game due to an unspecified offseason violation of team rules, also will sit out Friday's season opener against Incarnate Word, Longhorns men's basketball coach Shaka Smart said." November 08

  • Shaka Smart explains why he idolizes Nick Saban - even though he's never met him

    Fox Sports "College hoops season is set to tip off this Friday and when it does, the Texas Longhorns will be one of the most intriguing teams in the entire country. Shaka Smart’s club will be young but talented with freshmen Jarrett Allen and Andrew Jones leading a group that is hoping to make back-to-back..." November 08

  • Texas gives coach Shaka Smart extension, raise

    Today's U "In short order, Shaka Smart is doing a great job of building Texas in his own image and re-branding the Longhorn basketball program as a national power. Well, the powers that be at Texas have noticed, and have given the second-year coach a raise, as well as a contact extension." August 26

  • Drake showed up at Texas decked out in Kentucky gear and got crushed

    Fox Sports "By now, we all know that Drake is a bit of a sports fan. He's a Kentucky basketball supporter. And hopped on the Texas A&M bandwagon when Johnny Manziel was there. He's also an actual, paid representative for his hometown Raptors, so there's love there too. Basically, the guy loves sports, so..." July 20

  • 4-star PF Royce Hamm commits to Texas

    Today's U "Shaka Smart is at it again, as the Texas coach was able to pull in another major commitment, as on Friday class of 2017 power forward Royce Hamm offered up a verbal pledge to play for the Longhorns. Hamm took to Twitter to announce his decision." July 02