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Texas Takes Down Kansas

AP | BY JIM VERTUNO | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Don't crown sixth-ranked Kansas as Big 12 champions just yet. There's another team with serious designs on winning the title. ...

WATCH: Upset At The Buzzer!

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jonathan Holmes delivered the shot. Cameron Ridley provided the muscle. Texas won again, this time 67-64 over No. 22 Kansas St...

WATCH: Bat Invades College Basketball Game

Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

A bat got in on the action during Texas' win over Vanderbilt at the Frank Erwin Special Events Center on Monday night. As Longhorns center Cameron Rid...

Shut Out

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

Texas has no teams in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1977. When the 68-team field was announced Sunday, the Lone Star Sta...

Texas' NCAA Tourney Streak Snapped

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas -- It would seem as though Texas' long and miserable season can't end soon enough. Coach Rick Barnes may not let that happen. The Longh...

Ex-Texas Player Fractures Skull In Game

AP | Posted 02.20.2013 | Sports

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israel Basketball Association says former Texas player Gary Johnson has been put in a medically induced coma after being hospit...

UNC Upset

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 12.20.2012 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas -- Sheldon McClellan scored 18 points and struggling Texas upset No. 23 North Carolina 85-67 on Wednesday night. Julien Lewis added 16 ...

Div. II Team Stuns Texas

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 01.19.2013 | Sports

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Thirty years after pulling off one of the biggest upsets in college basketball history, Chaminade knocked off another big-tim...

Cincinnati Withstands Texas Rally

AP | BETH RUCKER | Posted 05.16.2012 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — This time, Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin wanted to be on the other end of a slow start. Cronin had caught his Bearcats sloggi...

Breaking Down the Big 12's Chances in the NCAA Tournament

Evan Pfaff | Posted 05.13.2012 | Sports
Evan Pfaff

They may have one of the shallowest benches in the tournament, but five of the Tigers seven scholarship players are seniors and under new head coach Frank Haith, Mizzou has bought into a "team-first" attitude.

Cincinnati vs. Texas

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Cincinnati, a team that suffered some odd losses early (Presbyterian and Marshall), was able to make a run late in the season and topple Georgetown an...

Texas Coach Rips Team For Late-Season Mistakes

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rick Barnes didn't sound angry after his Texas Longhorns lost another close game. He sounded resigned to accepti...

Texas Star Blames College Coach For Dropping In NBA Draft

Yahoo! Sports | Jeff Eisenberg | Posted 08.24.2011 | Sports

Frustrated by his slide from the late lottery to one of the final picks in the first round on Thursday night, former Texas guard Jordan Hamilton offer...

Another Ridiculous Missed Dunk

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Seemingly-impossible in and out dunks seem to be becoming more common in the Big 12 these days. In less than three days there have been two extremely...

Texas vs. Wake Forest: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Texas & Wake Forest play each other tonight in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. The game tips off at 9:35 PM Eastern (6:35 PM Pacific), an...

AP Poll Week 11: College Basketball Rankings Put Kentucky At Top

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Kentucky is back in a familiar place, and so is its coach. The Wildcats, the last unbeaten team in Division I, were an unanimous No. 1 in The Associa...

AP Poll Week 10: College Basketball Rankings Keep Texas No. 1

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Texas survived its first week as the No. 1 team in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The second won't be any easier. The Longhorns (17-0)...

Kansas State Beats Texas, Gives Longhorns First Loss

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 20 points in a dominating first half and No. 10 Kansas State withstood a gut check rally to kno...

AP Poll Week 5: College Basketball Rankings Keep Kansas, Texas At TOp

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Kansas was the runaway No. 1 pick in The Associated Press' college basketball poll Monday, just as it has been each week since the season began last m...

AP Poll Week 9: Texas New No. 1 In College Basketball Rankings

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

After six weeks ranked No. 2, Texas is now where it has never been before: No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll. Kansas comfortably...

AP Poll Week 6: College Basketball Rankings Tighten At The Top

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Kansas will be spending at least one more week atop The Associated Press' college basketball poll, a spot it has held all season. Another Big 12 team...