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Shaka Smart leaves VCU for Texas

Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Shaka Smart will become the Texas Longhorns next basketball coach. Virginia Commonwealth sports information director Scott Day confirmed Thursday that Smart was making the move. Smart met with VCU players earlier in the evening at the Siegel Center, the team’s home arena. “Out of respect for Coach Smart and the University of Texas, we decline...
Via Sports-Glory
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former St. Aug star Javan Felix 'satisfied' with his 3-year career at Texas, says he is happy for LSU

He dreamed of playing LSU when he was young, but found his dream program with the Longhorns.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 19, 2015

No. 13 Iowa State hits buzzer-beater to dodge Texas in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Monte Morris rose up and hit an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer, capping a 12-0 closing run that lifted No. 13 Iowa State to a 69-67 victory over Texas in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament Thursday night. Morris finished with 24 points for the second-seeded Cyclones (23-8), who trailed by 16 points before clawing back into the game. Still, Iowa State trailed...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Monte Morris Buzzer Beater Caps Huge Comeback Win For Iowa State Over Texas

Texas had a 36-23 lead late in the first half during today’s Big 12 Tournament game against No. 13 Iowa State, and a chance to land a big win to add to its NCAA Tournament resume. Instead, the Longhorns made a number of terrible plays down the stretch, including an ill-advised Javan Felix missed three pointer with 10 seconds left when he could have held for the last shot with the...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Basketball: seeing success with three guards starting

The Longhorns celebrated their head coach Rick Barnes as he earned his 600th career victory last Wednesday in a 66-43 drubbing against TCU. This career milestone was reached despite using another different starting line up, battling injuries, and facing tough opposition in the Big-12. TCU has been somewhat of a punching bag in the Big-12 so it is no surprise Texas Basketball was...
Via isportsweb.com
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas coach Barnes gets win No. 600 over TCU

His head clear again and not hurting, Texas guard Javan Felix was back in the game to help give Longhorns coach Rick Barnes a milestone victory. Felix returned after missing two games with a concussion to score 16 points and Barnes got career win No. 600 with a 66-43 win over TCU on Wednesday night. The junior has had three concussions in the past year and said he worries that if...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas coach Barnes gets win No. 600 over TCU

His head clear again and not hurting, Texas guard Javan Felix was back in the game to help give Longhorns coach Rick Barnes a milestone victory. Felix returned after missing two games with a concussion to score 16 points and Barnes got career win No. 600 with a 66-43 win over TCU on Wednesday night. The junior has had three concussions in the past year and said he worries that if...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas coach Barnes gets win No. 600 over TCU 66-43

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Javan Felix returned after missing two games with a concussion to score 16 points and Texas gave coach Rick Barnes career victory No. 600 with a 66-43 win over TCU on Wednesday night. Barnes is the 13th active major college coach to reach the 600-victory mark and did it in his 28th season, his 17th with the Longhorns. Texas (16-8, 5-6 Big 12) also won its second...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber: K-State 'plagued from the start of the season by immaturity'

Texas will be the No. 25 team in the nation when it takes the court at Kansas State on Saturday, but it will almost certainly drop out of the rankings come Monday. The Longhorns try to avoid losing five straight for just the second time under coach Rick Barnes when they take on a Wildcats team that may be without leading scorer Marcus Foster, who had a career performance the last...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber: K-State 'plagued from the start of the season by immaturity'

Texas will be the No. 25 team in the nation when it takes the court at Kansas State on Saturday, but it will almost certainly drop out of the rankings come Monday. The Longhorns try to avoid losing five straight for just the second time under coach Rick Barnes when they take on a Wildcats team that may be without leading scorer Marcus Foster, who had a career performance the last...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas-Kansas St. Preview

Texas will be the No. 25 team in the nation when it takes the court at Kansas State on Saturday, but it will almost certainly drop out of the rankings come Monday. The Longhorns try to avoid losing five straight for just the second time under coach Rick Barnes when they take on a Wildcats team that may be without leading scorer Marcus Foster, who had a career performance the last...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 15 Iowa State fends off rally from No. 19 Longhorns

  Georges Niang scored 19 points, Bryce Dejean-Jones had 18 and 15th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 19 Texas 89-86 on Monday night. Jameel McKay had 14 points for the Cyclones (15-4, 5-2 Big 12), who bounced back from a loss at last-place Texas Tech by running up a huge lead that nearly slipped away. Iowa State broke open a tight game with a 27-12 run and went ahead by 21 with 11...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 15 Iowa State holds off No. 19 Texas 89-86

AMES, Iowa (AP) Georges Niang scored 19 points, Bryce Dejean-Jones had 18 and 15th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 19 Texas 89-86 on Monday night. Jameel McKay had 14 points for the Cyclones (15-4, 5-2 Big 12), who bounced back from a loss at last-place Texas Tech by running up a huge lead that nearly slipped away. Iowa State broke open a tight game with a 27-12 run and went ahead...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Javan Felix, Isaiah Taylor help push No. 17 Texas past TCU

  Javan Felix scored 15 points, Isaiah Taylor added 13 and No. 17 Texas rolled to a 66-48 victory against TCU on Monday night. The Longhorns (13-4, 3-2 Big 12) never trailed in their second straight win since a two-game skid that included a blowout loss at home to Oklahoma. Earlier in the day, Texas moved up three spots in The Associated Press poll after a 27-point win at home over...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix, Taylor lead No. 17 Texas past TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Javan Felix scored 15 points, Isaiah Taylor added 13 and No. 17 Texas rolled to a 66-48 victory against TCU on Monday night. The Longhorns (13-4, 3-2 Big 12) never trailed in their second straight win since a two-game skid that included a blowout loss at home to Oklahoma. Earlier in the day, Texas moved up three spots in The Associated Press poll after a...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix, Taylor lead No. 17 Texas past TCU 66-48

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Javan Felix scored 15 points, Isaiah Taylor added 13 and No. 17 Texas rolled to a 66-48 victory against TCU on Monday night. The Longhorns (13-4, 3-2 Big 12) never trailed in their second straight win since a two-game skid that included a blowout loss at home to Oklahoma. Earlier in the day, Texas moved up three spots in The Associated Press poll after a 27...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Big first half sends No. 16 Oklahoma over No. 10 Texas

  Buddy Hield scored 13 points and No. 16 Oklahoma built a huge lead in the first half in dominating No. 10 Texas 70-49 Monday night, the Sooners' third straight win in the border rivalry. Oklahoma bolted to a 33-14 lead by halftime. The 14 points set a Texas school record for the fewest scored in a half in a Big 12 game. Even with point guard Isaiah Taylor back for the second game...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Big 1st half sends No. 16 Oklahoma over No. 10 Texas

Buddy Hield scored 13 points and No. 16 Oklahoma built a huge lead in the first half in dominating No. 10 Texas 70-49 Monday night, the Sooners' third straight win in the border rivalry. Oklahoma bolted to a 33-14 lead by halftime. The 14 points set a Texas school record for the fewest scored in a half in a Big 12 game. Even with point guard Isaiah Taylor back for the second game...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Big 1st half sends No. 16 Oklahoma over No. 10 Texas 70-49

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Buddy Hield scored 13 points and No. 16 Oklahoma built a huge lead in the first half in dominating No. 10 Texas 70-49 Monday night, the Sooners' third straight win in the border rivalry. Oklahoma bolted to a 33-14 lead by halftime. The 14 points set a Texas school record for the fewest scored in a half in a Big 12 game. Even with point guard Isaiah Taylor back...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma-Texas Preview

After showing his rust following a 10-game absence, Isaiah Taylor acknowledged he needs to get back in the groove quickly for Texas. The 11th-ranked Longhorns could use that improved performance in Monday night's visit from No. 18 Oklahoma. Taylor committed a career-worst six turnovers and missed eight of 10 shots in his first game back from a broken left wrist, Saturday's Big 12...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 11 Texas beats Texas Tech in Big 12 opener

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas coach Rick Barnes watched in frustration as his team relaxed after leading Texas Tech by 20 points. The No. 11 Longhorns hung on to beat the Red Raiders 70-61 on Saturday. "But at the end, we got back on our heels and played the way we needed to play," Barnes said. "There's a lesson to be learned here: No lead is big enough. At the end of the game, we...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix, Holmes No. 11 Texas beats Texas Tech in Big 12 opener

  Javan Felix scored 15 points and Jonathan Holmes added 14 to lead No. 11 Texas over Texas Tech 70-61 on Saturday in each team's Big 12 opener. Felix was 3 of 6 from 3-point range. Holmes became the 34th player in Texas history to score 1,000 points. The Longhorns (12-2, 1-0 Big 12) outrebounded the Red Raiders 41-29 and had twice as many points off turnovers. Foul trouble early...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rice-Texas Preview

Texas got some rest after its first loss this season and responded with easy victories in its next two games. The ninth-ranked Longhorns have gotten another lengthy break after their most recent defeat and appear to have a prime chance to produce a decisive win again Monday against lowly Rice. Texas (10-2) showed little rust from its seven days off following a 63-51 loss at No. 1...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from Texas Basketball’s loss to Stanford

It wasn’t the merriest Christmas for the Longhorns who had to celebrate the holiday following their second loss of the season, and worse yet their opponent entered the contest unranked. The Stanford Cardinal took Texas Basketball to the end of regulation in Austin, and upset the Longhorns 74-71 in overtime. The loss gives the Longhorns a lot to think about heading into the new...
Via isportsweb.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford upsets No. 9 Texas in overtime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Anthony Brown scored a season-best 25 points and Chasson Randle added 21 to help Stanford knock off No. 9 Texas 74-71 in overtime Tuesday night. The victory was Stanford's first on the road against a top-10 team since 2008. Brown gave Stanford (7-3) a one-point lead by making a driving shot with 1:08 left in the extra period. After Texas (10-2) guard Javan Felix...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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