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LSU-Texas a landmark game for Burrow on several levels

No. 6 LSU’s visit to ninth-ranked Texas this week brings the spotlight on quarterback Joe Burrow’s present and past. Burrow is coming off a prolific debut of LSU’s new spread …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

WSU women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge first women’s sports jersey retired at Texas

The University of Texas will retire the No. 33 jersey of women’s basketball player Kamie Ethridge, the first time the school has so honored a female athlete.

Former Texas Longhorns, NFL RB Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36.

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019

Hook ’em! Texas tops Lipscomb to win NIT championship

Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dyan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb …

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019

Texas fires former QB Vince Young from part-time job

Texas has fired former star quarterback Vince Young from his part-time role as a development officer for poor performance and often being absent from work or not in touch with …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019

Top 25 roundup: Kalani Brown powers No. 1 Baylor to rout of Texas

Kalani Brown had 19 points with 12 rebounds and top-ranked Baylor beat No. 18 Texas 64-35 on Monday night in the first home game for the Lady Bears since clinching …

QB Sam Ehlinger’s 3 TD runs lead Texas past Georgia 28-21 in Sugar Bowl

Sam Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns, the Texas defense largely held Georgia’s offense in check, and the Longhorns earned their first 10-win season since 2009 by beating the Bulldogs 28-21 …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018

Top-25 roundup: No. 6 Oklahoma edges No. 12 West Virginia in offensive shootout

Kyler Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, No. 6 Oklahoma scored two defensive TDs and the Sooners beat No. 12 West Virginia 59-56 Friday night in …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

Top 25 roundup: No. 19 Texas beats No. 7 Oklahoma 48-45 on last-minute FG

Freshman Cameron Dicker kicked a 40-yard field goal with nine seconds left to give 19th-ranked Texas a 48-45 victory over No. 7 Oklahoma on Saturday.

Mike Leach recalls time he fooled Texas with fake call sheet during 1999 Red River Shootout

The Washington State coach and former Oklahoma offensive coordinator rehashed the tale Monday during his weekly news conference, six days ahead of the 113th meeting between the rival Sooners and …

UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018

UCLA beats Texas 84-75 to reach Elite Eight of women’s NCAA tourney

Jordin Canada scored 22 points, putting second-seeded UCLA on her back in the fourth quarter, and the Bruins beat Texas 84-75 on Friday night to avenge a Sweet 16 loss …

Texas freshman Mo Bamba leaving school for NBA draft

Texas freshman forward Mohamed Bamba is leaving for the NBA. Bamba was ranked among the top recruits in the country when he signed with the Longhorns out of New York …

Jatarie White scores 17 and Texas rolls over Maine, 83-54

Jatari White scored 17 points and No. 2 seed Texas used an overwhelming first half to romp to an 83-54 win over No. 15 Maine in the first round of …

Seventh-seeded Nevada rallies, tops Texas 87-83 in overtime

Caleb Martin scored 18 points and made two huge 3-pointers in overtime Friday as Nevada rallied to beat Texas 87-83 for its first NCAA Tournament victory since 2007.

Top 25 women: Baylor rips Texas in Big 12 showdown

Kristy Wallace scored a career-high 27 points, big posts Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox both had double-doubles and No. 3 Baylor won its 15th straight game by overwhelming No. 6 …

Women’s Top 25 capsules: No. 1 UConn survives upset bid at Texas

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield made two free throws with 8 seconds left to help top-ranked UConn survive a tough upset bid from No. 9 Texas …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Gonzaga handles Bluejays’ full-court pressure late

The Zags wilted against Texas’ full-court pressure at the PK80 in Portland, but they showed improvement when Creighton turned up the heat late.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

Gonzaga’s Silas Melson enjoys happy ending to trip home

Silas Melson’s homecoming wasn’t boring.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

John Blanchette: Texas had a front-row seat to Rui Hachimura’s coming-out party

Cue the Cult of Rui. You knew it was coming. It’s been simmering for a year anyway, bubbling to quick boil every time Gonzaga’s sleek SUV of a forward rose …

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins makes serious fashion statement during PK80 stay

There’s something about a man in a robe. Just what, Mark Few isn’t sure.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

Analysis: Gonzaga finds its way after losing its way in overtime win against Texas

The bounce-back game required a serious in-game bounce back.

Gonzaga-Texas: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 76-71 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s win over Texas at the Rose Garden in Portland on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

TV Take: Pressure got to Zags but not in end

If you were wondering how Gonzaga would handle pressure after the graduation of All-American point guard Nigel Williams-Goss, you received an answer Sunday. It was, simply, not well. But well …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

No. 17 Gonzaga avoids meltdown, tops Texas 76-71 in overtime at PK80 – with highlights

Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Texas on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 in Portland.

Longhorns’ Mohamed Bamba poses sizable challenge for Gonzaga

After facing a string of guard-driven opponents in their first five games, the Zags encounter a sizable challenge from Texas.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017

Gonzaga, Texas try to rebound from tough losses

Gonzaga and Texas meet Sunday in the PK80 Motion Bracket’s third-place game, informally known as Which Team Will Rebound From Heartbreak.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017

PK 80 roundup: Duke escapes Longhorns’ upset bid

Freshman Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of …

Pac-12 highlights: USC rallies late, beats Texas in double overtime

Freshman Chase McGrath kicked a 43-yard field goal in the second overtime after hitting a tying 31-yarder on the final snap of regulation, and No. 4 Southern California rallied for …

Tom Herman has to show Texas Longhorns they are capable of winning

When Tom Herman first met with Texas players after becoming their coach, he asked who had been part of a winning season with the Longhorns.