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Lady Bears rally for crucial win over Longhorns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Kalani Brown put Baylor on her big shoulders and gave the Lady Bears a huge boost toward yet another Big 12 title. Brown scored 35 points and No. 4 Baylor grabbed a one-game lead in the league standings over No. 6 Texas with a tough 70-67 win over the Longhorns on Monday night. Baylor trailed most of the way, but stayed close as Brown dominated under the basket...
Via Associated Press
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baylor avenges loss to Texas, rallies for 70–67 win

No. 4 Baylor (26–2, 15–1) avenged its lone Big 12 Conference loss this season—which came earlier this month—and rallied for a 70–67 win on the road over No. 6 Texas (21–6, 14–2) on Monday night. Behind Kalani Brown’s 35 points and 13 rebounds, Baylor was able to come back from an 11-point deficit to secure sole possession of first place in the league. The Lady Bears...
Via Excelle Sports
20 hours ago

Brown's 35 points lead Baylor over Texas in key Big 12 win

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Kalani Brown scored 35 points and No. 4 Baylor took a huge step toward another Big 12 title Monday night with a tough 70-67 win over No. 6 Texas. Baylor trailed most of the way, but stayed close as Brown took the game on her shoulders. Her five straight points in the fourth quarter keyed a 9-0 Baylor run that opened up 65-56 lead. The Lady Bears played most...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Which Big 12 teams could make biggest jump in wins in 2017?

Most years there is a team that takes a leap in the standings that most of us don’t see coming. In 2014, TCU made a jump from 4-8 to 12-1. Last year, West Virginia improved from 8-5 to 10-3. Yes, we’re over 6 months away from starting the 2017 college football season, but why not take a look at which Big 12 teams can take the biggest jump in wins from the 2016 season. Texas...
Via Heartland College Sports
1 day ago

Texas hopes to end 3-game skid at No. 9 WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Elijah Macon acknowledged his 17 points and 12 rebounds against Texas Tech seemingly "came out of nowhere." No. 9 West Virginia hopes those types of performances become more common, especially with Monday's matchup looming against Texas freshman phenom Jarrett Allen. Macon's 7-of-8 shooting while playing a career-high 33 minutes boosted the Mountaineers to...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

D’Onta Foreman throws shade at Texas over decision to leave

Running back D’Onta Foreman decided to forego his senior season at Texas and enter the NFL Draft, where he is expected to be among the top running backs taken.Foreman could have returned to school and tried to further earn his place among the great Longhorns backs, but he decided it was time to take his game to the next level. And as he said on Saturday night, the choice was easy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns have single NFL combine invite for second straight season

For the second consecutive year, the NFL released the list of invites to the combine with just one Texas Longhorns representative. D’Onta Foreman will be the lone Longhorn at the NFL Scouting Combine. Foreman is one of 30 running backs heading to the combine. He will be joined with fellow Big 12 running backs, Chris Carson (Oklahoma State) Samaje Perine (Oklahoma) and Rushel Shell...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago

Johnson's late heroics lift Kansas State to 64-61 win over Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- D.J. Johnson tipped in a miss by Kamau Stokes with 1.6 seconds left, then made a free throw to send Kansas State to a 64-61 win over Texas on Saturday that snapped the Wildcats' three-game losing streak. Johnson's tip came after Kansas State had called a timeout with eight seconds left to set up a final play. Stokes, who had 14 points, drove to about 12 feet for...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanging From the Rafters: Kansas State 64, Texas 61

We’re trying something a little different this time around I’ve run out of words discussing Texas losses, so my girlfriend offered to write one for me. Enjoy: After reading Bitterwhiteguy’s blogs, I am sure at some point you have wondered, is there a woman behind the man? Is there someone who was brave enough to confront his bitterness and tolerate his obsession with a losing...
Via Barking Carnival
3 days ago

Texas women on 19-game tear, stampeding toward Big 12 title

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- No. 8 Texas has shaken off early-season struggles to look like the team everyone thought they would be. With a 19-game winning streak -- the second-longest in the country behind Connecticut's 100 -- and sitting in first place in the Big 12, Texas heads into a critical weekend: The team is on the road Saturday at No. 19 Oklahoma and at home Monday night against...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas on 19-game tear and stampeding toward Big 12 title

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) No. 8 Texas has shaken off early-season struggles to look like the team everyone thought they would be. With a 19-game winning streak - the second-longest in the country behind Connecticut's 100 - and sitting in first place in the Big 12, Texas heads into a critical weekend: The team is on the road Saturday at No. 19 Oklahoma and at home Monday night against...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Get to know Yancy McKnight

Yancy McKnight is the Longhorns' Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas high school coaches lobbied for Houston to hire Major Applewhite

Football in Texas is king and high school football coaches around the state have a lot of sway, especially because many of them coach highly-touted prospects who are coveted by schools around the state and country. When Houston hired Major Applewhite to replace the departed Tom Herman, the move was met with acclaim across the state. But emails uncovered by SB Nation showed that privately...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Texas Longhorns National Signing Day class breakdown

  By Texas’ standards, this was a historically bad class. Rivals.com ranks this Texas class as 31st in the country, and for the first time since recruiting rankings became a “thing”, the Longhorns will finished without a top-10 player from the state of Texas. All of the sudden, Tom Herman sounded like a coach of a mid-level Power 5 program, saying, “The correlation between...
Via Heartland College Sports
18 days ago

WATCH: Tim Beck on LHN National Signing Day set

Longhorns' offensive coordinator Tim Beck visited with Longhorn Network during Wednesday's National Signing Day coverage.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Herman has embarrassing quote about Texas, recruiting class

Tom Herman has taken over a Texas program that has been among the most disappointing in college football for the better part of the past seven years, and the struggles have clearly had an impact on the recruiting trail.As Geoff Ketchum of OrangeBloods.com noted Wednesday, the Longhorns failed to sign any of the top 10 recruits in the state of Texas on National Signing Day for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Football Letterman Luncheon

Former Texas Longhorns met for lunch and were introduced to the new Texas Football staff.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State's Tim Beck to join Tom Herman at Texas

As new Texas head coach Tom Herman continues to put together his staff in Austin, he is bringing on a member of Ohio State’s coaching staff. According to a report from Chip Brown of Horns Digest, Ohio State co-offensive coordinator Tim Beck will join Herman’s staff at Texas. According to the report, Beck will run the Texas offense under Herman and will serve as the quarterbacks...
Via The Comeback
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Uber driver rips Mack Brown, realizes he’s transporting him

Uber drivers striking up sports conversations with their passengers can be a great thing, but you might want to be sure of who you’re driving before bashing them. ESPN play-by-play man Adam Amin and analyst Mack Brown were in San Antonio Tuesday ahead of Thursday’s Valero Alamo Bowl. They took an Uber, and their driver was eager to share his opinions on Texas football, the program...
Via Awful Announcing
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Herman interested in Houston DC Todd Orlando

Tom Herman has openly shown interest in his former defensive coordinator at Houston, Todd Orlando. Herman, who recently accepted the Texas coaching job and left Houston, was in Houston for an awards banquet on Wednesday and was asked about his interest in hiring Orlando. Herman made it clear he’s interested in Orlando but does not want to get in the way of Orlando preparing for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas refused offer in exchange for lowering Herman buyout

The Texas Longhorns were obviously impressed with what Tom Herman was able to do with the Houston football program, but that doesn’t mean they want to schedule a game against their new coach’s former team. On Monday, Houston athletic director Hunter Yuracheck revealed that the Cougars offered Texas a chance to reduce Herman’s $2.5 million buyout by agreeing to play a home...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston really wanted to face Herman’s Texas team, Texas said no

When Houston football coach Tom Herman took a job at Texas last month, the Longhorns were on the hook for his $2.5 million buy-out. But when Texas went to pay Houston the money it owed for sniping the Cougars’ coach, Houston athletic director Hunter Yurachek had another idea: How about a basketball and football home-and-home between the two programs? Texas’ response: No thanks...
Via The Comeback
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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