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Texas to review all academic support services for athletes

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.

  • icon Posted: June 16
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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Monday 12/01/2014
No. 7 Texas beats UConn 55-54 on Holmes 3-pointer
Posted: December 01, 2014

STORRS, Conn. — Jonathan Holmes wasn't Texas' first option on its final play against UConn.

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Sunday 11/30/2014
Lang leads No. 6 Texas over No. 4 Tennessee 72-59
Posted: November 30, 2014

AUSTIN — Texas is turning heads and looking every bit like the powerhouse the program wants to be.

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Thursday 11/27/2014
Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas, 48-10
Posted: November 27, 2014

AUSTIN — TCU took the field on Thanksgiving night determined to send a message to the rest of college football.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
TCU's mantra before Thanksgiving game, "chill"
Posted: November 26, 2014

FORT WORTH -- A word popped up to describe the mood at TCU on Tuesday, two days before the latest biggest game of the season for the Horned Frogs.

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Tuesday 11/25/2014
Turner leads No. 7 Texas over St. Francis 78-46
Posted: November 25, 2014

AUSTIN — While Texas figures out what to do at point guard, the Longhorns have the luxury of leaning on a frontcourt loaded with talent.

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Monday 11/24/2014
Texas can spoil No. 5 TCU's playoff hopes
Posted: November 24, 2014

AUSTIN — Texas can spoil everything for TCU.

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Sunday 11/23/2014
No. 10 Texas outrebounds UCLA in 75-65 win
Posted: November 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The No. 10 Texas women's basketball team was wary of a letdown Sunday after a big win at Stanford earlier in the week.

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Saturday 11/22/2014
No. 10 Texas beats Cal 71-55, wins 2K Classic
Posted: November 22, 2014

NEW YORK — Jonathan Holmes can laugh now about being part of the "Chaminade Crew."

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Friday 11/21/2014
Enemkpali leads Texas women to win at Stanford
Posted: November 21, 2014

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — This was one sweet win for Nneka Enemkpali and No. 10 Texas.

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No. 10 Texas beats Iowa 71-57 in 2K Classic semis
Posted: November 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Holmes didn't hit much more than a table in the first half, crashing hard behind the baseline during one futile possession.

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Saturday 11/08/2014
Gray pushes Texas over No. 24 West Virginia 33-16
Posted: November 08, 2014

AUSTIN — Johnathan Gray scored three touchdowns and Texas inched closer to a possible bowl game in head coach Charlie Strong's first season with a 33-16 win over No. 24 West Virginia on Saturday.

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Saturday 11/01/2014
Texas outplays Texas Tech for 34-13 win
Posted: November 01, 2014

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas coach Charlie Strong was glad to see his Longhorns rebound with a win Saturday after last week's shutout loss.

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