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 […]
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Our Tim Preston presents the first edition of offseason hoops breakdowns for Shaka Smarts 2017-18 Texas Longhorns.
There’s no other way to put it. Jones’ return isn’t a surprise. It’s also the right decision.
It’s a normal thing that, after the two April Evaluation Periods, Texas will have identified some players who they think can help them and a bevy of sophomore/junior offers will get handed out.
This year, obviously, has been no different.
When 6’0 sophomore guard Eli Long visited Texas this past weekend, the Canada native (and Mt. Saint Mary’s point guard) knew he was looking for something bigger than where he was.
AUSTIN — Shaka Smart and the Horns picked up a big time commitment when Mt. Saint Mary’s transfer guard, Elijah Long, gave Texas his pledge this afternoon.
Long, a 6’0″ guard who averaged 15 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists for the Mount.
So, the on and off nature of Texas Basketball keeps on spinning.
Our Tim Preston drops information on Andrew Jones’s upcoming draft decision and adds recruiting tidbits.
As you all are likely aware, Andrew Jones made it official last night and declared for the draft meaning both of Texas’ high level freshmen (along with Jarrett Allen) have submitted their names to the NBA without hiring an agent.
Texas’ worst season in my lifetime is officially, thankfully, mercifully, undeniably over.