AUSTIN — Shaka Smart and the Longhorns reeled in their second big-time recruit for the 2019 class when Bahamas-native (and current Brewster Academy standout) Kai Jones pledged to Texas this evening.
Depending on where one looks, Texas is either just in the tournament or right on the bubble. Win or lose, tonight’s game will likely go a long ways towards determining whether that bubble stands strong, or whether it bursts with Rick Barnes’ time in Austin along with it.
After climbing all the way back from a 15-point deficit against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Texas dropped a heartbreaker in overtime to drop its fourth consecutive game in the Big 12, 65-53, at the Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday.
The first in the Texas Preseason Hoops Series by Tim Preston, he looks at the state of the UT program.