The other part of Texas’ and the NCAA’s economic engine, men’s basketball, is currently 11-5 in the Big 12, likely the most competitive conference in the country this season.
Donations can be made through this web site and will be given directly to the Jones family to assist with medical and necessary family expenses as permitted within NCAA rules.
On December 9 2017, TCU’s Chris Del Conte was named the vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Texas. Since his hiring, he’s appeared on Longhorn Network, met with donors, and even reached out to various fans who normally wouldn’t have access to him on social media.
This game was massive in many respects. First, the obvious, an emotional time in which a member of the team gets a heartbreaking diagnosis. As I’ve mentioned, Texas takes pride in how close-knit of a program it runs. If it wasn’t close already, it’s now tied tighter than a clove hitch. Texas rode the wave of emotion early, but as the game went on, it rode the wave of “hey, we can beat these guys.” Extra motivation aside, this team hung with and topped one of the teams near the top of the Big 12 after a 50 minute slugfest.
He was diagnosed last week after he struggled to recuperate energy following his wrist injury, which kept him out of four games over much of the month of December.
The Texas Longhorns’ trek through the Big 12 gauntlet continues on Wednesday night as head coach Shaka Smart’s team welcomes the No. 16 TCU Horned Frogs. Jamie Dixon’s squad enters the game 13-2, but just 1-2 in the Big 12.
The final issue of the Inside Texas Magazine for 2017 profiles Longhorn legacy Breckyn Hager, game stories, recruiting roundup post-NSD 1, and Scipio explains why it’s never acceptable to root for the Sooners. The IT Magazine finishes the year in style.
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.
The Texas Longhorns and the Kansas Jayhawks played even for the first half Friday, with the Jayhawks entering halftime with a 37-34 lead. Longhorn freshman Mohamed Bamba and Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham each put in stellar first half performances, with Bamba scoring 16 and blocking 5 shots and Graham scoring 12 on 4-of-8 from three. Then, Kansas shot the lights out at the Erwin Center.
Texas’ win in Tuscaloosa against a ‘Bama team which refused to read the tea leaves of collapsing on defense allowed the Longhorns to grab their second true road win of the season.
Here are some takeaways from the victory…