The 2017-18 version of the Texas Longhorns goes live tonight as UT hosts the Northwestern State Demons at the Erwin Center.
Back and forth they went a year ago.
Back and forth.
There is absolutely no doubt about it, Shaka Smart can recruit.
The Longhorns welcomed 6’9″ power forward Kamaka Hepa to the program after he committed to Texas on Monday night.
Even before he’s played an official game for the Texas Longhorns basketball program, UT hoops fans are well aware of the pressure and expectations which have been heaped upon freshman point guard Matt Coleman’s shoulders.
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.