AUSTIN — Shaka Smart’s four-year-long recruitment of blue chip point guard Matt Coleman (Oak Hill Academy) has finally paid off as Coleman committed to the Longhorns on Monday night during the ESPN telecast of Oak Hill’s game against Nathan Hale.
We open the new year with coverage of the Army All-American Bowl from San Antonio. We add quotes from an interesting out-of-state prospect, and finish with the good and bad of Texas Basketball. It’s the first Scoop of 2017.
Our Tim Preston talks hoops, while Eric Nahlin discusses football and recruiting with the HornsCast family of Texas Athletics. Listen up.
Our Eric Nahlin drops two big notes on two Texas targets, while Tim Preston fills us in on the latest in Longhorn basketball recruiting for Inside Texas Premium members.
Thursday evening, after weeks of keeping our cool while others repeatedly broke their hollowed-out tooth cyanide capsule, we finally felt the coaching search pressure a bit based on some very reliable information. And damn am I pissed about that because thanks to some quick action I once again think UT is back to neutral with Herman’s car headed downhill to Austin, provided the UT admin doesn’t set up any spike-strips.
AUSTIN – A trio of high school basketball standouts have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball next season at The University of Texas, head coach Shaka Smart announced Wednesday. Jase Febres (Houston, Texas), Royce Hamm Jr. (Houston, Texas) and Jericho Sims (Minneapolis, Minn.) will join the Longhorns for the 2017-18 season.
Texas at 5-4 and is one win from a bowl game seems to be the hot topic on the 40 Acres on Monday morning. We catch up you on team info, injury news, and go Hot-Cold-Warm status on UT’s top recruiting targets as the Class of 2017 becomes more and more important. Plus, the latest on the hardwood and you’ve got a loaded Inside Scoop.
Team news and notes, Post-Baylor win, players’ morale, and tons of recruiting. Prospects talk Texas after knocking off the No. 8 Bears, a 2018 safety with eyes on Austin, and a big hoops weekend for Shaka Smart. It’s the Halloween edition of the Inside Scoop with Snickers and Milky Way, not candy corn.
Team news and notes after the Red River Shootout and Texas target talks UT in the Inside Scoop – Part I.
With all the craziness on the 40 Acres, we try to put everything from team/player news to recruiting in perspective. It’s been a long weekend so let’s catch up inside the Scoop.