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  • Kevin Durant wanted to go to North Carolina in 2006

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant spent his one year in college at Texas, but it seems his heart was set on a different destination before he made his final decision. Durant was heavily recruited by the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2006, and Durant even took an official visit to see the Heels beat Duke...." May 11

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • Texas coach Shaka Smart needs better one-and-done outcome with Greg Brown III joining Longhorns

    Sporting News "Over his first five years as coach at Texas, Shaka Smart has worked with three prospects who wound up in the category of “one-and-done” college players: Jaxson Hayes became the eighth overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft; Mohamed Bamba went sixth the previous year; Jarrett Allen was..." April 28

  • Ranking the best one-and-done players ever

    The Score "When the NBA changed its draft rules in 2005, it ushered in the era of one-and-done players. The result has been numerous blink-of-an-eye college basketball sensations, with some continuing to star in the pros. The period between 2006-08 was really something else, with three of the..." April 11

  • Texas AD Chris Del Conte is sticking with Shaka Smart for 2020-21

    Hook'em "Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte faces serious questions daily from parents about the well-being of nearly 525 student-athletes and the Longhorns’ financial health in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. But he hasn’t wavered in his support of men’s..." March 27

  • NCAA unlikely to grant extra eligibility year to winter athletes

    The Score "The NCAA is unlikely to grant another year of eligibility to student-athletes who participate in winter sports and had their seasons and tournaments cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Spring student-athletes are still in line to..." March 18

  • UTEP basketball coach Rodney Terry released from hospital after allergic reaction

    USA Today "University of Texas at El Paso men's basketball coach Rodney Terry was released Friday from a Miami hospital after suffering an allergic reaction on Wednesday. Terry was hospitalized for anaphylactic shock and had been in critical condition. " January 03

  • Texas takes down No. 1 Stanford for biggest women's basketball win since 2004

    USA Today "During a break in action at the Erwin Center on Sunday, a video was played in which members of Texas’ basketball team recounted the best gifts they had ever received during the holidays. Senior Jada Underwood couldn’t think of a better present than the LG Rumor cell phone..." December 22