Texas Rumors & News

  • Texas comes back to beat Texas Tech in Big 12 tourney

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Texas overcame a double-digit second-half deficit and a cold night from the field to defeat Texas Tech 61-52 and advance to the second round of the Big 12 Basketball Championship at Sprint Center. The Longhorns, who shot just 40 percent from the field, will face second-seeded..." March 09

  • No. 11 West Virginia survives against Texas

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bob Huggins recognized that his No. 11 West Virginia team didn't play particularly well, but they played well enough to win and move on with a 63-53 victory over Texas in the second round of the Big 12 tournament Thursday. The Mountaineers face No. 9 Baylor or Kansas..." March 09

  • No. 11 Baylor overpowers Texas

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- No. 11 Baylor didn't play anywhere near its best basketball on Saturday, but the game it did bring was plenty to beat hapless Texas 75-64 at the Frank Erwin Center in the both teams' regular-season finale. Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year finalist Johnathan Motley..." March 04

  • Evans leads Texas Tech over Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Keenan Evans scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to a 67-57 win over Texas on Wednesday in Big 12 Conference action at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. The Red Raiders (18-12, 6-11 in Big 12 play) led by just 34-29 at the half but scored the first 10 points of the second half..." March 02

  • No. 3 Kansas clinches Big 12 title outright

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Kansas didn't have a whole lot to play for Saturday when it met reeling Texas, but the No. 3 Jayhawks went ahead and took care of business anyway, garnering a 77-67 victory over the Longhorns in a Big 12 game at the Frank Erwin Center. Josh Jackson scored 18 points to lead..." February 25

  • West comes on to help No. 12 WVU top Texas

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- The absence of Esa Ahmad left No. 12 West Virginia short-handed, but reserve Lamont West picked up the slack in a 77-62 win over Texas on Monday night. West, a lanky redshirt freshman, scored a career-high 23 points while shooting 6 of 8 from 3-point range, and guard..." February 21

  • Kansas State knocks off Texas on late tip-in

    The Sports Xchange "D.J. Johnson's tip-in with 1.6 seconds to play and his ensuing free throw lifted Kansas State to a 64-61 victory over Texas on Saturday afternoon in Big 12 play at the Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Barry Brown's running one-hander with 39.1 to play gave the Wildcats a 61-59 lead but it was..." February 18

  • Oklahoma stops seven-game skid with 70-66 win

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- Jamuni McNeace had a career night in scoring and rebounds and Jordan Shepherd hit two critical 3-pointers as Oklahoma snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 70-66 win over Texas on Tuesday night at Lloyd Noble Center. McNeace tied a career high with 14 points and had a..." February 15

  • Five Cowboys reach double figures in OSU rout of Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Oklahoma State went at Texas in waves Saturday, using multiple runs and multiple players to post an 84-71 rout at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla. The Cowboys used an 18-2 run to wipe out an eight-point deficit in the first half, then broke out of the break with a 10-0 spurt,..." February 11

  • Allen's free throws lift Texas past Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Jarrett Allen scored 17 points, including the game-winning free throws with seven seconds to play as Texas held on to beat Iowa State 67-65 on Tuesday in Big 12 Conference action at the Frank Erwin Center. The Cyclones pushed past a horrendous first 18 minutes in which they..." February 08

  • TCU completes first season sweep of Texas since 1987

    The Sports Xchange "Vlad Brodziansky scored 18 points and Alex Robinson added 17 as TCU pulled away in the final four minutes and rolled past Texas 78-63 on Saturday afternoon at Schollmeier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. A putback basket by Kenrich Williams at the 4:32 mark of the second half and a 3-pointer from..." February 04

  • Davis' late 3-pointer helps Texas defeat Texas Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Eric Davis Jr. scored 15 points, including the deciding 3-point basket with 29 seconds to play, as Texas knocked off Texas Tech 62-58 on Wednesday in a Big 12 Conference game at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin. A free throw by Texas Tech's Anthony Livingston with 53 seconds to play tied the..." February 02

  • Georgia storms back to beat Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Yante Maten scored 21 points and hit a clutch layup in the final minute as Georgia roared back from a 10-point first-half deficit and outlasted Texas 59-57 on Saturday afternoon at Stegeman Coliseum in a SEC/Big 12 Challenge contest in Athens, Ga. A 3-pointer by Andrew Jones with 1:20 to play..." January 28

  • Jones' late 3-pointer helps Texas stun Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Freshman guard Andrew Jones drilled a 35-foot 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds to play to lift Texas to a dramatic 84-83 win over Oklahoma on Monday in Big 12 Conference play at the Frank Erwin Center. Jones' winning shot came after the Sooners' Kameron McGusty missed two free..." January 24

  • No. 2 Kansas wins 18th straight

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Now comes the tough part for the Kansas Jayhawks. Second-ranked Kansas overcame a huge game from Texas freshman Jarrett Allen on Saturday, outlasting the Longhorns, 79-67, for its 18th straight victory. The victory kept the Jayhawks (18-1 overall, 7-0 Big 12) atop the..." January 21

  • Motley powers No. 6 Baylor past Texas

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Baylor forward Johnathan Motley said he put in the work on the boards, and it led to a career-best offensive rhythm. That was how Motley explained his 32-point, 20-rebound effort that led the sixth-ranked Bears to a 74-64 victory over Texas on Tuesday at the Ferrell..." January 17

  • Texas lands 4-star guard Matt Coleman

    The Spun "Texas head coach Shaka Smart just landed a huge recruit. 4-star point guard Matt Coleman made his decision at halftime of the 11:00 game at the Hoophall Classic. Coleman also announced his commitment on Twitter. According to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings, Coleman is the No. 31 recruit in the..." January 16

  • Carter's late surge lift No. 10 West Virginia past Texas

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Be it the grueling travel from the heart of Appalachia or the fact that West Virginia always brings out the best in Texas, the 10th-ranked Mountaineers needed every iota of their talent and waning energy but found the fortitude to outlast the Longhorns 74-72 on Saturday afternoon..." January 14

  • Texas guard Tevin Mack suspended indefinitely

    247 Sports "Texas sophomore guard Tevin Mack has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, per Texas officials. Mack currently leads Texas with 14.3 points per game in 31 minutes a contest. He's also averaging 4.8 rebounds. “We have a set of standards that we expect people in our..." January 12

  • Iowa State hangs on to defeat Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Deonte Burton scored 27 points and guard Monte Morris added 22 and 10 rebounds as the Iowa State Cyclones outlasted the Texas Longhorns 79-70 on Saturday in Big 12 Conference action at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Texas got as close as 68-65 on a jumper by Jarrett Allen with 3:42 to..." January 08

  • Mack's 27 points helps Texas outlast Oklahoma State

    The Sports Xchange "Swingman Tevin Mack scored a career-high 27 points as the Texas Longhorns came from behind and outlasted Oklahoma State 82-79 on Wednesday in Big 12 Conference play at the Erwin Center. Guard Eric Davis, Jr. scored eight consecutive points for the Longhorns on a layup and two straight..." January 04

  • K-State holds off Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State converted 9 of 10 shots from the free-throw line in the final minute to hold off Texas 65-62 on Friday night at Bramlage Coliseum in the Big 12 Conference opener for both squads. Texas trailed by 13 with 7:23 remaining in the game, but a late flurry, including seven straight..." December 30

  • Walker, Kent State knock off Texas

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Guard Jaylin Walker scored 24 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor to lead Kent State to a rousing 63-58 victory over Texas on Tuesday night at the Frank Erwin Center. Kent State led just 57-56 with 1:19 to play before forward Jimmy Hall got loose in the lane for a..." December 27

  • Texas rolls past Alabama-Birmingham

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Swingman Tevin Mack poured in 18 points in leading four teammates in double-figure scoring as the Texas Longhorns rolled to an easy 96-60 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center. Freshman forward Jarrett Allen (8 of 9 from the floor) and..." December 21

  • Arkansas' Macon ices win vs. Texas with free throws

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon scored 23 points, including the decisive free throws with 22 seconds to play, as the Arkansas Razorbacks outlasted Texas 77-74 on Saturday at the Toyota Center in the second game of the Lone Star Shootout. No. 19 Arizona outlasted Texas A&M 67-63 in the first game of the neutral..." December 17

  • Mack helps Texas knock off Long Beach State

    The Sports Xchange "Swingman Tevin Mack scored 18 points, 16 of them in the second half, as the Texas Longhorns roared from behind in the game's final 10 minutes for a 71-65 win over Long Beach State on Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Texas (5-4) trailed 44-38 with 13:48 to play but tied..." December 10

  • 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

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