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A few reasons Texas Basketball fans should be excited

For the first time in 17 years Texas Basketball go into an offseason without Rick Barnes. It is now Shaka Smart’s responsibility to recruit, train and lead this team. Smart has already been very busy this offseason appearing on ESPN’s Mike and Mike as well as College Game-day. Smart’s interview with Mike and Mike was very interesting and gave insight into what kind of coach...
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

PG Isaiah Taylor to Stay at Texas

One should expect many decisions regarding the NBA Draft to happen within the next 24 hours, as the deadline for early entry into the draft is tomorrow. One prospect that took his time with his decision was University of Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor, who averaged 13.1 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.2 rebounds per game in his sophomore campaign after posting similar numbers during...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Taylor Announced His Return To Texas Via Instagram Post

A short time ago, Texas guard Isaiah Taylor teased that he had reached a decision on whether or not he’d be returning to school next season. It appeared an announcement was imminent, and Taylor made it official moments ago on his Instagram. He’ll be a Longhorn in 2015-16.   Glad to be a Longhorn ! Feels good. Looking to get this new era started. Love the guys on the team...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Guard Isaiah Taylor Teases Decision On NBA Future

Tomorrow is the NBA Draft’s early entry deadline, and one of the prospects who has not announced his intentions is Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor. Apparently, Taylor knows what he is going to do, but he isn’t saying just yet. Rather, he’s teasing his decision on Twitter.  I have reached a decision . It feels good ! — Isaiah Taylor (@Zay_Ctmd11) April 26, 2015 We’ll...
Via College Spun
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas G Isaiah Taylor Addresses Report That He’s Declaring For NBA Draft

Earlier today, Peter Bean of Burnt Orange Nation reported that Texas sophomore guard Isaiah Taylor will be foregoing the remainder of his eligibility and declaring for the 2015 NBA Draft.  Taylor, a 6-foot-1, 170-pound guard, averaged 13.1 points, 4.6 assists and 3.2 rebounds a game in 2014-15. Most draft analysts believe it would be a mistake for the sophomore to leave school early...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Barnes’ seat as Texas Basketball coach should be hot

Texas Basketball’s season is coming to a disappointing end. What started as an optimistic campaign with hope is ending with defeat and average play. This situation begs the question, how much more mediocrity and lackluster basketball will Texas athletic director Steve Patterson put up with? Texas seem to have a habit of relying on a coaches tenure and past achievements when considering...
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Basketball is struggling, and entering must win mode

Texas Basketball entered this season with high expectations, favorites for second place in the Big-12. After eight games the Longhorns find themselves in eighth place, third from the cellar in the powerful Big-12 conference. Rick Barnes needs to ignite this team or they will continue to drop games. Rick Barnes needs to do something to light a fire in this team, or the end of February...
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Basketball: No time to reflect on loss, #9 Iowa State looms

#17 Texas Basketball’s size and strength was no match for #11 Kansas Jayhawks’ precise and efficient offense. The Jayhawks were nearly perfect handling the ball and they handed Texas a 75-62 defeat in Austin. Rick Barnes has been favoring the zone defense using it almost exclusively in victories against TCU and West Virginia, and Bill Self quickly figured out its weaknesses and...
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas guard Isaiah Taylor out with broken left wrist

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor has a broken left wrist and will miss an extended period of time for the No. 7 Longhorns. Texas coach Rick Barnes announced the injury Monday. Barnes said he does not know when Taylor will return, but the injury is not season-ending. He said Taylor does not need surgery. The Longhorns (4-0) play St. Francis (2-2) on Tuesday night....
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Starting PG Isaiah Taylor Will Miss An Extended Period Of Time With A Wrist Injury

Isaiah Taylor, Texas’ starting point guard, injured his left wrist during the Longhorns’ 71-57 win against Iowa in New York City Thursday night. The sophomore took a tumble to the floor and came up favoring the wrist late in the contest.  According to multiple reports, Taylor will miss tonight’s game against California and is expected to miss an extended period of time with...
Via College Spun
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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