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Horns not satisfied with being in tourney

This time, Jonathan Holmes didn't sweat during the NCAA tournament selection show. It helped, of course, that he was sitting down watching it instead of running wind sprints. Last March, Holmes and the rest of the Texas Longhorns had no hope of hearing their name called, so they spent the evening in the practice gym. Sunday, they were back in front of the television, where they...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas romps past West Virginia 66-49 in Big 12s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jonathan Holmes scored 20 points, Javan Felix added 16 and third-seeded Texas rolled past cold-shooting West Virginia 66-49 on Thursday night to reach the Big 12 tournament semifinals. The Longhorns (23-9) will play seventh-seeded Baylor on Friday night. The Bears held on after blowing most of a 21-point lead to beat No. 2 seed Oklahoma 78-73 earlier in the night...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes carries No. 15 Texas past TCU 59-54

Jonathan Holmes had 20 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and No. 15 Texas rallied in the second half to beat TCU 59-54 on Tuesday night and extend its winning streak to seven games. Holmes hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:41 remaining, and the Longhorns (18-4, 7-2 Big 12) held off the Horned Frogs with several key offensive rebounds in the final 2 minutes. Cameron Ridley...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater right at home for UT's Holmes

Texas had its opportunity and messed it up. That's what it looked like, at least. Then Jonathan Holmes proved 1.9 seconds was just enough time for a second chance. With the Erwin Center crowd still fretting about the Longhorns' botched first attempt at a game-winner Tuesday, Holmes drained a 3-pointer from the corner as time expired to lift UT to a 67-64 victory over No...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas' Jonathan Holmes hits buzzer-beating three

Tweet College hoops conference schedules are in full swing now, and Tuesday night brought us one of the better Big 12 games to date. After Kansas State’s Shane Southwell made a jumper to tie the game up 64-64, Texas junior forward Jonathan Holmes found himself with the ball on the ensuing inbounds play with 1.9 seconds on the clock and the opportunity...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: Jonathan Holmes Steps Up For Longhorns

Texas needed a big shot to overcome 22nd ranked Kansas State and Jonathan Holmes manned up and placed the dagger in the Wildcats.Thanks ESPN "I knew since they were worried about Javan (Felix), my man was going to go with him, so I just slipped to the ball and I was open and made the shot." Holmes said.Holmes would have eight points and 10 rebounds against K-State."...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes beats buzzer with 3-pointer to send Texas over K-State

Jonathan Holmes made a catch-and-shoot 3-pointer at the buzzer to send Texas to a 67-64 victory over No. 22 Kansas State on Tuesday night, the Longhorns' fourth straight victory in the Big 12 and second in a row over a ranked team. Texas had almost blown its chance for the game-winner when it nearly botched an inbounds pass with 3 seconds left. But after a quick timeout, Isaiah...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buzzer-Beating Three By Jonathan Holmes Seals Upset Win for Texas Over Kansas State

With the way the Longhorns were playing there was no reason to think they would be unable to pull off a win in overtime against Kansas State. If you don't have to go there though why bother? Thanks to a buzzer beating three by Jonathan Holmes Texas was able to beat a ranked opponent for the second straight game.@SBNationGIF/TwitterThe 67-64 win over No. 22 K-State is the team...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Holmes 3-pointer sends Texas over K-State 67-64

AUSTIN, Texas -- Jonathan Holmes made a catch-and-shoot 3 pointer at the buzzer to send Texas to a 67-64 victory over No. 22 Kansas State on Tuesday night, the Longhorns' fourth straight victory in the Big 12. Texas had almost blown its chance for the game-winner when it nearly botched an inbounds pass with 3 seconds left. But after a quick timeout, Isaiah Taylor zipped the ball...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes powers Texas over No. 8 Iowa State 86-76

Jonathan Holmes scored 23 points and Cam Ridley had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to an 86-76 win over No. 8 Iowa State on Saturday, sending the Cyclones to their third consecutive loss. The Longhorns (14-4, 3-2) got their biggest win of the season with their third in the row in the Big 12. Javan Felix scored 17 for Texas, including a big 3-pointer in the momentum-changing...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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