9:28 PM EST, Sun November 29, 2020
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Former Texas coach Tom Penders to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Texas coach Tom Penders to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Tom Penders’ Longhorns are now Runnin’ straight into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Penders, the Texas coach from 1988-98, is one of eight people being included into college basketball’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The Hall of Fame is located inside the College Basketball Experience adjacent to the T-Mobile Center in Kansas […]
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Men’s preview: No. 19 Texas vs. Davidson

Men’s preview: No. 19 Texas vs. Davidson

No. 19 Texas vs. Davidson When: 11 a.m. Monday Where: Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Asheville, N.C. (capacity 7,654) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Davidson leads the all-time series 1-0. The two teams’ only meeting was in Charlotte on Dec. 28, 1968. About the Longhorns: After fighting through butterflies in the opener, Brown will be […]
Nov 27, 2020
WATCH: Longhorns Unfiltered: Will Tom Herman be back in 2021?

WATCH: Longhorns Unfiltered: Will Tom Herman be back in 2021?

After  Friday’s 23-20 loss to Iowa State, the Texas Longhorns were eliminated from Big 12 title contention and now the biggest question surrounding the program involves the head coach. Tom Herman’s coaching tenure in Austin will now span four seasons without a Big 12 title and with fans having grown increasingly impatient, is his time […]
Nov 27, 2020
You can stop believin’: Texas’ 23-20 loss to Iowa State shatters Big 12 title game hopes

You can stop believin’: Texas’ 23-20 loss to Iowa State shatters Big 12 title game hopes

It’s all over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. And when we say over, we mean Texas’ chances at playing for a Big 12 championship this season. It’s all about the math. With the Big 12 title game coming down to four teams — Iowa State, Oklahoma, Texas and Oklahoma State — the number crunchers over at ESPN […]
Nov 27, 2020
No rust, plenty of defense: In must-win game, Texas leads Iowa State at halftime, 13-10

No rust, plenty of defense: In must-win game, Texas leads Iowa State at halftime, 13-10

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium, and 17th-ranked Texas is leading No. 13 Iowa State, 13-10. The good news: Despite the score, it just feels like Texas is in control. You can make the case that this should be at least a 20-10 lead, maybe even 24-10. The bad news: Despite that feeling that Texas is […]
Nov 27, 2020
LIVE BLOG: No. 20 Texas vs No. 15 Iowa State

LIVE BLOG: No. 20 Texas vs No. 15 Iowa State

After two weeks off, the No. 20 Texas Longhorns are back at DKR for an 11am kickoff against No. 15 Iowa State. It will be the 18th matchup between Texas (5-2, 4-2 Big 12) and Iowa State (6-2, 6-1), with the Longhorns owning an 14-3 advantage in the series, 8-1 in Austin. The Cyclones won […]
Nov 24, 2020
Men’s preview: No. 19 Texas vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley

Men’s preview: No. 19 Texas vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley

No. 19 Texas vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: First meeting About the Longhorns: Coach Shaka Smart said that six players have separated themselves in practice above the others. Where does that leave forwards Gerald Liddell or Royce Hamm Jr.? […]
Nov 23, 2020
WATCH: Longhorn Confidential: Will the Horns create a Big 12 logjam with a win over Iowa State?

WATCH: Longhorn Confidential: Will the Horns create a Big 12 logjam with a win over Iowa State?

On this week’s Longhorn Confidential podcast, Statesman writers Cedric Golden, Kirk Bohls and Brian Davis break down what’s at stake in Friday’s Big 12 showdown between the Texas Longhorns and the league-leading Iowa State Cyclones. A Texas win could create a real logjam of two-loss teams atop the conference standings. Coach Tom Herman was extremely […]
Nov 23, 2020
Tom Herman: Texas knows ‘that you can’t win ’em all till you win the first one’

Tom Herman: Texas knows ‘that you can’t win ’em all till you win the first one’

Highlights from Texas head coach Tom Herman’s weekly press conference on Monday ahead of Friday’s Iowa State game: Talk about a tale of two weeks. Last Monday, Herman shot back at questions over his job security and recent troubles with recruiting — and that was when he was prepping for winless Kansas. Today, with 15th-ranked […]
Nov 20, 2020
Longhorn Confidential: Terrence Cooks commits; interviews with Cade Klubnik, Jaden Greathouse

Longhorn Confidential: Terrence Cooks commits; interviews with Cade Klubnik, Jaden Greathouse

Hello, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential Podcast: Alvin Shadow Creek outside linebacker Terrence Cooks picks Texas over Baylor, Georgia and LSU. Mike Craven was live at his most recent game and comes back with a scouting report on the four-star commitment. An interview with Westlake quarterback Cade Klubnik. The four-star junior is Texas’ top […]
Nov 19, 2020
On Second Thought Ep. 201: Big 12 Commish Bob Bowlsby on the CFP and COVID; USA Today’s Jori Epstein talks Cowboys

On Second Thought Ep. 201: Big 12 Commish Bob Bowlsby on the CFP and COVID; USA Today’s Jori Epstein talks Cowboys

Will college football make it to the finish line? The Texas-Kansas game got canceled and others are falling by the wayside as well. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby joins Cedic Golden and Krk Bohls on this week’s On Second Thought podcast and discusses how the conference has navigated the national pandemic and potential scheduling concerns […]
Nov 18, 2020
Saturday’s No. 22 Texas-Kansas game postponed to Dec. 12 after COVID-19 testing

Saturday’s No. 22 Texas-Kansas game postponed to Dec. 12 after COVID-19 testing

Saturday’s game between No. 22 Texas and Kansas has been postponed according to the Big 12’s game interruption guidelines, the league announced Wednesday. The game will be rescheduled for Dec. 12. Kansas officials announced the Jayhawks could not “meet the minimum position requirements” established by the league office. “The position group affected has a combination […]
Nov 18, 2020
Texas flips three-star defensive tackle Byron Murphy II from Baylor

Texas flips three-star defensive tackle Byron Murphy II from Baylor

Texas scored a recruiting win over rival Baylor on Wednesday afternoon when three-star Byron Murphy II flipped his commitment from Baylor to Texas. Murphy, a product of DeSoto High School in south Dallas, is a 6-1, 290-pound prospect who was a first-team all-district and an Associated Press Class 6A all-state selection as a junior. Murphy […]
Nov 16, 2020
LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential: On Tom Herman addressing the Urban Meyer rumors

LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential: On Tom Herman addressing the Urban Meyer rumors

 Tom Herman addressed stories about his coaching security on Monday during his media availability and the Texas coach was very pointed in his criticism of stories that have circulated this season. As the Horns go for their fourth straight win at 0-7 Kansas Saturday. Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden and Brian Davis discuss the […]
Nov 16, 2020
Tom Herman: Coaching, recruiting in a world of rumors, unnamed sources and personal agendas not easy

Tom Herman: Coaching, recruiting in a world of rumors, unnamed sources and personal agendas not easy

Highlights from Texas head coach Tom Herman’s weekly press conference on Monday ahead of Saturday’s Kansas game: For a team that has won three straight games, should be well-rested after a week off and is prepping to play a team that hasn’t won a game since October 2019 — 11 straight losses — today’s presser […]