Longhorns land 4-Star point guard prospect

Shaka Smart is already making his presence felt in Austin. The former VCU head coach is blazing the recruiting trail, picking up a commitment from 4-star 2016 point guard Jacob Young yesterday.Young will follow in a long line of successful Texas floor generals, including the likes of T.J. Ford and D.J. Augustin. Young, who hails from Houston and attends Yates High School, chose...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Texas to release coach Rick Barnes after 17 years

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The decision came after Texas athletic director Steve Patterson and Barnes met Saturday, according to the people who requested anonymity because the school wasn't expected to make a formal...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas to Rick Barnes: Change your staff or you will be fired

By Larry BrownTexas is dissatisfied with the status of its men’s basketball program and sent a message to head coach Rick Barnes.According to My San Antonio’s Mike Finger, athletic director Steve Patterson had two meetings with Barnes and told the coach to make changes to his staffotherwise he would be fired.The Longhorns were a bubble team that made the tournament but lost...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: T.J. Ford Shows Off His Incredible Cornhole Skills In A New Longhorn Network Commercials

SEC Network and its excellent set of commercials have gotten a lot of attention this offseason, but the Longhorn Network is still kicking around, and is also working to get people excited for all things Texas athletics. Longhorn basketball great T.J. Ford starred in a recent LHN ad, in which his basketball skills translate directly to his ability on the cornhole boards. Texas fans...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Of World Cup Butts, Jon Gruden’s World Cup Commercial & T.J. Ford’s UT Court

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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: T.J. Ford Has A Texas-Themed Basketball Court In His Backyard

We’re admittedly a few years late to the party here, but we still figured that Texas fans would appreciate the school pride that former Longhorns point guard T.J. Ford displays on a daily basis. Ford, who starred for the program from 2001-2003, apparently has a Longhorns-themed basketball court in his backyard. He posted a short Instagram clip of his son dunking on a lowered hoop...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 SF Jeff Roberson to Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Commodores landed a fourth member of their 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday, nabbing 6′-6″ small forward Jeff Roberson of The Kinkaid School (TX). A strong and skilled forward, Roberson joins a trio of wing players in the class for Vanderbilt. Roberson ran with TJ Ford Elite on the summer scene. Hoopniks.com caught several of his ...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors On Verge Of Franchise Best

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports Paul Staley Toronto Raptors Writer The Toronto Raptors have two games remaining on the schedule before the beginning on March. Tonight vs the Cavaliers and another match against the Wizards before the calendar strikes one. Ask any player and they’ll tell you we’re just focused on the game tonight. But if they win both, they’ll have the franchise’s...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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