9:42 AM EDT, Wed May 04, 2016

Taylor to hire agent, won’t return to Longhorns

AUSTIN — Isaiah Taylor has made up his mind — he’s headed for the NBA, and there’s no turning back. Taylor, the point guard who earlier this month declared himself eligible for the NBA draft, announced Thursday he intends to hire an agent, which means he will not be able to return to the Longhorns

Smart’s Longhorns sign guard, add transfer

AUSTIN — With as many as six players from his first Texas team on their way out, Longhorns coach Shaka Smart is in full-blown replenishing mode. UT on Wednesday announced the signing of Irving MacArthur guard Andrew Jones, a 6-foot-4 guard ranked among the nation’s top 40 recruits by Scout, ESPN and Rivals. Jones joins

Texas, Notre Dame move opener to Sunday

AUSTIN — Texas coach Charlie Strong now has one extra day to pick a quarterback. The Longhorns have moved their 2016 season opener against Notre Dame to Sunday, Sept. 4, with the school announcing Friday the change was made “to maximize national reach.” The time and network have not been confirmed, but UT athletic director

UT’s Taylor to test draft waters

AUSTIN — Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor will declare himself eligible for this summer’s NBA draft, but will refrain from hiring an agent in order to preserve his college eligibility, a Longhorns official confirmed Thursday. Taylor, who averaged 14.8 points and 4.8 assists per game as a junior last season, has not been projected as

UT’s Smart to lead national junior team

AUSTIN — Texas’ Shaka Smart will serve as head coach of the United States’ entry in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship this summer, USA Basketball announced Thursday. Smart, who previously served as an assistant on junior national teams in 2012 and 2013, will be joined on his staff by Maryland’s Mark Turgeon and Connecticut’s Kevin Ollie. The

Report: Young sued over alleged 2014 assault

AUSTIN — Former Texas quarterback Vince Young is being sued over an alleged 2014 incident in which a woman claims he pulled her hair while “extremely intoxicated,” according to a report by TMZ Sports. A lawyer representing Young told Horns Digest the lawsuit “is a clear attempt to extract money from Mr. Young,” and said

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