Category Archives: Basketball Recruiting

Fatal Flaw in Barnes-Ball

Texas coach Rick Barnes huddles with the team. (Will Gallagher/IT)

The Rick Barnes era may at last be coming to an end. Although I was a native-born Texan (Houston), my family moved around to multiple spots when I was young and I arrived in Austin with no collegiate allegiances.

IT Hoops Roundtable – 1/8/15

Texas team huddle. (Will Gallagher/IT)

As Big 12 play gets underway, Texas has found itself ranked No. 10 in the AP Top 25, but haven’t played like a Top 10 team for over a month now. UT barely escaped Lubbock with a W, then was humiliated at the Drum by Oklahoma on Big Monday.

Roach picks Texas

Kerwin Roach. (courtesy of Galena Park ISD)

As expected, top 100 guard Kerwin Roach Jr. from Galena Park North Shore has committed to the Longhorns this morning at an announcement held at his school. Roach saw his stock take off after a terrific July evaluation period through AAU tournaments (this was after a similarly sharp jump up after leading North Shore to […]