Author Archives: Tim Preston

Eight takeaways from UT’s win in Ames

Dylan Osetkowski (Will Gallagher/IT)

It was Wednesday, January 13, 2010 and it was cold as ****. I wasn’t feeling very well but I was there in Hilton Coliseum when the Longhorns, for the first time in school history, were ranked #1 in the country and came away with a road win in Ames.
Since that cold, midweek game when Avery Bradley and Damion James were making big plays for Texas, UT had never come out of Hilton with a win. Until tonight.

Smart, UT Hoops land Hayes

Jaxson Hayes. (courtesy of Cincinnati Gazette)

The Texas Longhorns received something of a surprise commitment on Friday from Cincinnati, OH big man Jaxson Hayes. Hayes, a 6’10, long armed big, tripped to Texas earlier in September, hit it off with head coach Shaka Smart and even moved up his timetable over the last week to get his recruitment over with. While […]