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No. 10 Texas beats Iowa 71-57 in 2K Classic semis

NEW YORK (AP) Jonathan Holmes scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, Isaiah Taylor added 15 and No. 10 Texas beat Iowa 71-57 on Thursday night in the 2K Classic. The Longhorns trailed by 12 points in the first half but outscored Iowa 47-27 in the final 20 minutes to advance to the championship game Friday at Madison Square Garden against No. 23 Syracuse or California. Texas...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Texas top scorer Taylor out (wrist injury)

NEW YORK (AP) Texas leading scorer Isaiah Taylor will miss the championship game of the 2K Classic against California on Friday night because of a left wrist injury. Taylor was injured late in the No. 10 Longhorns' 71-57 victory over Iowa on Thursday when fell after he was flagrantly fouled by the Hawkeyes' Gabriel Olaseni with 2:06 remaining. The starting point guard had...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Conference Catch-up: Big 12

Best Player: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Potential: Kerwin Roach, Texas Best Scorer: Eric Davis, Texas Best Shooter: Kerwin Roach, Texas Best Rebounder: Esa Ahmad, West Virginia Best Passer: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Defender: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Glue Guy: Jake Lindsey, Baylor Best Athlete: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State 1. Texas Longhorns Eric Davis...
Via Hoopniks
26 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Texas beats Cal, wins 2K Classic championship

  Jonathan Holmes had 21 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 10 Texas shook off the absence of leading scorer Isaiah Taylor to beat California 71-55 on Friday night in the championship game of the 2K Classic. A night after their starting point guard was lost to a left wrist injury, the Longhorns jumped out to an early lead and relied on their smothering defense to keep the Golden Bears...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Texas tops UCLA in rebounding for 75-65 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10 Texas dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday. McCarty made 5 of 9 3-pointers to pace Texas' offense, and set highs in points, 3-pointers and field goals (7) in her young career. Ariel Atkins added 14 points for the Longhorns, Kelsey Lang had 12 points and six rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas road to the 2K Title started at halftime

Send to Kindle (Credit: Matt Hempel/UT Athletics) NEW YORK CITY- The result will show Texas winning the 2K Championship with a 71-55 decision over California. The championship at Madison square Garden saw the Longhorns get the job done with solid defense. Before one can advance to the championship, naturally the semifinal must be negotiated. In that regard it can be argued the...
Via College Chalktalk
24 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU-Texas: If you want chaos at the end of this college football season, you don’t want an upset in this game

The past few years, the Thanksgiving night slate of college football games (usually two, sometimes only one) has not electrified the country, blessedly allowing Americans to spend more time with their loved ones (if they weren’t watching NFL games, of course). This year, however, one of the two Thanksgiving throwdowns owns some noticeable College Football Playoff implications....
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU-Texas: If you want chaos at the end of this college football season, you don’t want an upset in this game

The past few years, the Thanksgiving night slate of college football games (usually two, sometimes only one) has not electrified the country, blessedly allowing Americans to spend more time with their loved ones (if they weren’t watching NFL games, of course). This year, however, one of the two Thanksgiving throwdowns owns some noticeable College Football Playoff implications....
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Southlake Carroll Personifies Enduring State of Texas Football

Friday Night Lights. Texas Longhorns. Johnny Football. Dallas Cowboys. Texas football symbolizes many different things to many different people. Regardless of how one portrays/interprets it, one belief holds true: football reigns supreme
Via Stack
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns vs. TCU Horned Frogs Game Preview and Prediction

The Lone Star State is home to three Thanksgiving Day games, and the Big 12 showdown between TCU and Texas may provide the most intrigue of any game...
Via Athlon Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ash gets one more special moment at home as Texas QB

Before taking on No. 5 TCU, Texas honored the seniors playing their last game at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. The pregame ceremony led to a particularly special moment for one veteran Longhorn, quarterback David Ash. Ash was forced to give up football earlier this season because of head injuries and lingering symptoms. From the Longhorns tunnel Ash jogged onto...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from TCU's 48-10 win over Texas

Here are a few takeaways from TCU's dominant win over the Longhorns on Thanksgiving.  TCU earned some style points over Baylor, but not enough. Style points are amplified in any game that's the most nationally relevant of the day and played under a microscope.  The Frogs raced to a 20-3 halftime lead and led 13-0 after the first quarter. Baylor's only points in the first half in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the Texas Longhorns Offense Plays Good Defense!

Playing offense has been a real struggle at times this season for the Texas Longhorns, but the one thing that has been fairly good for the team most of the season has been the defense. Against the top ranked TCU Horned Frogs both units had their hands full. While the Horned Frogs ended up blowing out the Longhorns the Texas defense played well for much of the game.Heck, when the...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Forget the Record; Charlie Strong Shows He’s What Texas Needs

Getting blasted by TCU on Thanksgiving night put an ill-fitting cap on Charlie Strong’s first (regular) season as Texas’ head coach. The Longhorns came into the game riding a three-game winning streak built on a nasty defense and steady improvement from sophomore quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. This story is supposed to end with UT upsetting TCU in front of a national audience and...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Forget the Record; Charlie Strong Shows He’s What Texas Needs

Getting blasted by TCU on Thanksgiving night put an ill-fitting cap on Charlie Strong’s first (regular) season as Texas’ head coach. The Longhorns came into the game riding a three-game winning streak built on a nasty defense and steady improvement from sophomore quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. This story is supposed to end with UT upsetting TCU in front of a national audience and...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 11/30/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

In Non-Football News, Texas Beat UConn on a Buzzer-Beating 3-Pointer

While fall and winter Sundays will forever be exclusively devoted to the NFL , there were  a couple phenomenal college hoops games on Sunday with Michigan State-Kansas and UConn-Texas. It is highly likely that most of you didn’t catch a single minute of either game and you missed a fantastic finish. Longhorns’ forward Jonathan Holmes nailed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 7 Texas edges UConn on 3-point buzzer-beater

STORRS, Conn. -- Jonathan Holmes hit a 3-pointer from the left baseline with 2 seconds left and No. 7 Texas beat No. 24 UConn 55-54 Sunday. Holmes had 13 points and eight rebounds to lead the Longhorns (6-0). Demarcus Holland and Javan Felix each added 10 points. Ryan Boatright had 24 points and seven rebounds for UConn (3-2), which lost its second consecutive game. Freshman Daniel...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 7 Texas beats UConn on Holmes 3-pointer

STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Jonathan Holmes wasn't Texas' first option on its final play against UConn. He turned out to be a pretty good one. Holmes hit a 3-pointer from the left baseline with 2 seconds left and the seventh-ranked Longhorns beat No. 24 UConn 55-54 on Sunday to remain undefeated. Connor Lammert found Holmes on an inbound pass as he came off a screen from Demarcus Holland...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos-MBB: UConn Huskies vs Texas Longhorns – 11/30/14

UConn G Ryan Boatright (11) flies through the air to make a pass against Texas in the second half at Gampel Pavilion. Here are photos from the Texas Longhorns’ 55-54 win over the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT on November 30, 2014. To see full size picture or slide show, please click on image(mobile/tablet users: to scroll through photos...
Via Sox and Dawgs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Texas beats New Mexico 86-37

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Brady Sanders, making her first start of the season, scored 13 points to help fourth-ranked Texas beat New Mexico 86-37 on Wednesday night. Sanders, a sophomore guard, replaced freshman Ariel Atkins in the starting lineup. Not that it mattered much who started. Twelve of the 13 Texas players who appeared in the game scored as the Longhorns improved to 6-0 to start...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns should get Isaiah Taylor back for Big 12 season

The Texas Longhorns Isaiah Taylor was one of the more surprising freshmen in the country last season. He is capable of playing either backcourt spot and is rather interchangeable with fellow starter, Javan Felix. Taylor has been out with a wrist injury after he got hurt driving to the hoop in Texas’ win against Iowa in the 2K Classic on Nov. 20. In the first three games this...
Via The Sports Bank
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Cats and the Longhorns

On Friday night, Kentucky gets their second big test of the year, as the Texas Longhorns and coach Rick Barnes come in to Rupp Arena to take on the Kentucky Wildcats.  The 6th ranked Texas Longhorns are undefeated on the year, as are the Cats, and have a win over defending national champions UConn Huskies […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic: Check Out This Map Of The Most Hated College Football Programs By State

A college football fan on Reddit surveyed fans from around the country about their most hated teams. While many of the results make sense—Ohioans hate Michigan, Oklahomans are none too fond of the Texas Longhorns—some of the results are very interesting. Alaska may be a hotbed for fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide, while Colorado really dislikes Florida State. One other interesting...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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