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Motley and No. 25 Baylor roll over No. 24 Texas 78-64

AUSTIN — Baylor has a new scoring threat just in time for the Bears’ stretch run in the Big 12.

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Saturday 02/13/2016
No. 24 Texas loses 85-75 at No. 14 Iowa State
Posted: February 13, 2016

AMES, Iowa — Texas can still win the Big 12. But the Longhorns will need to close out their home schedule with a flourish for a chance to do it.

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Saturday 01/30/2016
Texas downs Vanderbilt 72-58 in Big 12/SEC Challenge
Posted: January 30, 2016

AUSTIN — Game by game, Shaka Smart's “havoc” style of play is taking shape at Texas.

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Thursday 11/26/2015
Washington leads Texas Tech in wild win over Texas 48-45
Posted: November 26, 2015

AUSTIN — Once again the Texas Tech Red Raiders were piling up points only to watch their defense wilt as an opponent matched them touchdown for touchdown.

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Monday 11/23/2015
Texas coach Charlie Strong: 'I don't run from anything'
Posted: November 23, 2015

AUSTIN — Charlie Strong has spent weeks dismissing rumors he might leave Texas to chase the open job at Miami.

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Saturday 10/10/2015
Strong effort: Texas gets some Red River relief vs Oklahoma
Posted: October 10, 2015

DALLAS — Charlie Strong put that gold cowboy hat on his head and flashed a huge smile filled with relief, joy and vindication.

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Friday 10/09/2015
Broken Texas tries to fix season against No. 10 Oklahoma
Posted: October 09, 2015

DALLAS — Everything about Texas football seems broken right now.

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Saturday 10/03/2015
Texas staggering after troubling 50-7 loss to No. 4 TCU
Posted: October 03, 2015

FORT WORTH — The Texas Longhorns narrowly avoided their worst shutout loss in more than 100 years. They’ve lost to TCU in consecutive seasons for the first time in almost 60.

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Saturday 09/26/2015
Late field goal lifts No. 24 Oklahoma State over Texas 30-27
Posted: September 26, 2015

AUSTIN — Once again a visiting team was getting ready for overtime, only to have Texas hand them a special teams gift and a victory.

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Saturday 09/19/2015
Cal escapes Texas 45-44 when kicker misses PAT
Posted: September 19, 2015

AUSTIN — Jared Goff passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns and California survived a wild 45-44 victory over Texas Saturday night when Longhorns kicker Nick Rose missed an extra point with 1:11 left to play.

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Wednesday 09/16/2015
Texas interim AD Perrin's job is to heal fractured fan base
Posted: September 16, 2015

AUSTIN — Mike Perrin was firing up the grill for a Labor Day menu of wild salmon and asparagus when his phone rang.

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Tuesday 09/15/2015
AP source: Texas athletic director Steve Patterson fired
Posted: September 15, 2015

AUSTIN — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has been fired after two rocky years on the job, pushed out after clashing with fans and donors upset with his aggressive push to raise money for the nation's wealthiest athletic department, a person with direct knowledge of the decision said Tuesday.

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Tuesday 06/16/2015
Texas to review all academic support services for athletes
Posted: June 16, 2015

AUSTIN — In the wake of allegations of misconduct within the men's basketball program, new University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered a sweeping review of all academic services in the athletic department.

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Monday 06/01/2015
State College Baseball Roundup: Dallas Baptist takes out Texas
Posted: June 01, 2015

DALLAS — Justin Wall drove in a career-best six runs and Cory Taylor pitched a complete game to lead Dallas Baptist past Texas 8-1 and keep the Patriots’ season alive for at least a few more hours in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday.

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Sunday 05/24/2015
Texas wins Big 12 title, beating Oklahoma State 6-3
Posted: May 24, 2015

TULSA, Okla. — Zane Gurwitz broke a tie with a two-run single in the eighth inning and fifth-seeded Texas won the Big 12 championship Sunday, beating second-seeded Oklahoma State 6-3.

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Thursday 05/21/2015
Sharyland High alum Barrera, Texas edges Baylor 4-3 in Big 12 Tournament
Posted: May 21, 2015

TULSA, Okla. — Sharyland High alum Tres Barrera hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending Texas to a 4-3 victory over Baylor on Thursday in the winners' bracket of the Big 12 Tournament.

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Thursday 05/07/2015
One true champion, and this time the Big 12 means it
Posted: May 07, 2015

The Big 12 will only need one championship trophy this season.

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Friday 04/03/2015
Shaka Smart introduced as Texas coach
Posted: April 03, 2015

AUSTIN — Shaka Smart finally received an offer he couldn't resist.

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Shaka Smart leaving VCU to coach at Texas, replacing Barnes
Posted: April 03, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Texas freshman Myles Turner says he'll leave for NBA draft
Posted: March 30, 2015

AUSTIN — Texas freshman Myles Turner says he's leaving the Longhorns after one season to enter the NBA draft.

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Sunday 03/29/2015
Rick Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coach
Posted: March 29, 2015

AUSTIN — An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired.

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UConn steamrolls past Texas 105-54, reaches regional final
Posted: March 29, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. — Geno Auriemma reached another milestone in record fashion.

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Saturday 03/28/2015
AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years
Posted: March 28, 2015

AUSTIN — 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.

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Texas begins spring drills with Swoopes, Heard dueling at QB
Posted: March 24, 2015

AUSTIN — After a rough first season with the Texas Longhorns, coach Charlie Strong is still in search of a quarterback.

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Thursday 03/19/2015
Longhorns end frustrating season with 56-48 loss to Butler
Posted: March 19, 2015

PITTSBURGH — Texas convinced itself it had finally turned the corner, confident that three months of inconsistent play had finally developed into something more cohesive as the Longhorns entered the NCAA Tournament.

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Friday 03/13/2015
Morris hits game-winner, No. 13 Cyclones beat Texas 69-67
Posted: March 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Monte Morris headed to the corner in front of Iowa State's bench as the final few seconds ticked off the clock, and in a fluid motion rose up over the Longhorns’ Demarcus Holland, letting his shot leave his fingertips as the final buzzer sounded.

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Tuesday 03/10/2015
No. 5 Baylor women win 5th straight Big 12 tourney title
Posted: March 10, 2015

DALLAS — Nina Davis, Niya Johnson and No. 5 Baylor never tire of the confetti celebrations, the championship caps and cutting the nets down.

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
UTPA baseball gets another crack at UT
Posted: February 25, 2015

EDINBURG — Last season, the UTPA baseball team was three outs away from ending a 44-year drought.

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Saturday 02/21/2015
Niang, Thomas lead No. 14 Iowa State over Texas 85-77
Posted: February 21, 2015

AUSTIN — Less than a week ago, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg lamented the way his team handled the challenges presented by close games on the road.

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Saturday 02/14/2015
Turner's 25 points lead Texas over Texas Tech 56-41
Posted: February 14, 2015

AUSTIN  — Freshman Myles Turner scored 25 points, leading Texas to a 56-41 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night, the Longhorns’ third straight win.

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Monday 02/09/2015
Davis helps No. 3 Baylor win 21st straight game
Posted: February 09, 2015

AUSTIN — Nina Davis' shooting put third-ranked Baylor in position to beat Texas on Sunday. Her defense sealed the victory.

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Thursday 02/05/2015
Forte makes OT free throws to lift OSU over No. 25 Texas
Posted: February 05, 2015

AUSTIN  — Phil Forte stepped to the free throw line, practiced his stroke a couple of times, then settled in to the calm feeling that he'd “been here, done that” on this very court.

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Saturday 01/31/2015
Chery lifts No. 20 Baylor to rout of No. 19 Texas 83-60
Posted: January 31, 2015

WACO — Scott Drew had a simple answer for why his Baylor Bears were able to rout Texas. They shared the basketball.

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Monday 01/26/2015
Wild rally falls short, No. 19 Texas loses 89-86 at Iowa St
Posted: January 26, 2015

AMES, Iowa — With less than 12 minutes left, Texas was staring at a 21-point deficit and the very strong possibility of a losing record in the Big 12.

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No. 8 Texas skid continues with 58-57 loss to Iowa State
Posted: January 26, 2015

AUSTIN — A little more than two weeks ago, the Texas Longhorns were off to their best start in 29 years and the program's highest national ranking since 2004.

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Saturday 01/24/2015
Alexander, No. 11 Kansas dump No. 17 Texas 75-62
Posted: January 24, 2015

AUSTIN — Kansas found a solution for Texas’ size and muscle: pinpoint passing and nearly flawless handling of the basketball.

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Tuesday 01/20/2015
Felix, Taylor lead No. 17 Texas past TCU 66-48
Posted: January 20, 2015

FORT WORTH — Isaiah Taylor says he's coming around after missing 10 games with a broken left wrist, and maybe No. 17 Texas is too.

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No. 3 Baylor women win 16th in a row, 75-58 over No. 8 Texas
Posted: January 20, 2015

WACO — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey knows there are plenty of people surprised at how her team is playing.

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Saturday 01/10/2015
Nash, Forte lead Oklahoma State over No. 10 Texas
Posted: January 10, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. — Texas coach Rick Barnes pointed to four second-half breakdowns after the No. 10 Longhorns’ 69-58 loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday.

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Monday 01/05/2015
No. 10 Texas blown out by 16th-ranked Oklahoma 70-49
Posted: January 05, 2015

AUSTIN — Baffled. Embarrassed. Panic.

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Saturday 01/03/2015
No. 11 Texas beats Texas Tech in Big 12 opener
Posted: January 03, 2015

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Rick Barnes watched in frustration as his team relaxed after leading Texas Tech by 20 points.

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Enemkpali helps No. 3 Texas beat Kansas 60-46
Posted: January 03, 2015

AUSTIN — Texas does a lot of things well, but perimeter shooting usually is not among them.

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Tuesday 12/30/2014
Turner scores 16, No. 11 Texas beats Rice 66-55
Posted: December 30, 2014

AUSTIN — Rick Barnes finally answered a question many had been asking for the last six weeks.

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Allen leads Arkansas over Texas 31-7 in Texas Bowl
Posted: December 30, 2014

HOUSTON — Brandon Allen threw for 160 yards and two scores as Arkansas rolled to an easy 31-7 win over Texas in the Texas Bowl on Monday night, the Razorbacks' first bowl appearance since 2011.

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Monday 12/29/2014
Texas and Arkansas renew rivalry in Texas Bowl
Posted: December 29, 2014

HOUSTON — Growing up as a child in Arkansas, Charlie Strong loved watching the Razorbacks and Texas play.

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Sunday 12/21/2014
Davenport layup lifts Texas past Texas A&M 67-65
Posted: December 21, 2014

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Everything was set up with the postseason in mind at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, the site of this season's Southeastern Conference women's tournament.

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Saturday 12/20/2014
Balanced Texas too tough for Long Beach State
Posted: December 20, 2014

AUSTIN — All these unlimited meals the Texas athletes get nowadays probably need to be reined in a little bit. Or the chef just had a bad night.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Longhorns men and women rolling in 2014
Posted: December 18, 2014

AUSTIN — Texas basketball is rolling — both the men and the women — and making a splash among the nation's best just two seasons after both had seemed to hit bottom.

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Monday 12/15/2014
Texas to set up program to guide young athletes
Posted: December 15, 2014

AUSTIN — With recent incidents of domestic and sexual violence grabbing headlines in sports, the University of Texas on Monday launched a program to aid character development in young athletes and help them be positive role models.

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Sunday 12/14/2014
No. 3 Texas women beat Northwestern State 74-34
Posted: December 14, 2014

AUSTIN — Nneka Enemkpali passed a scoring milestone Sun. Her work in another area distinguishes the Texas senior from other players.

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Wednesday 12/03/2014
Weird start, lackluster shooting, but Texas still manages a 63-53 win over UTA
Posted: December 03, 2014

Tuesday’s game against UT-Arlington was supposed to be easy, nothing more than a tuneup for Friday’s mega-matchup at No. 1 Kentucky.

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