So, the on and off nature of Texas Basketball keeps on spinning.
Our Tim Preston drops information on Andrew Jones’s upcoming draft decision and adds recruiting tidbits.
Following the addition of Oak Hill (VA) point guard Matt Coleman, who officially signed with Texas this past Wednesday, head coach Shaka Smart called Coleman’s addition part of “an important stretch of days for us.” Coleman joins the 2017 class, but Smart is not through recruiting this spring as the Longhorns are in the mix for elite recruit Mohamed Bamba.
Sights and sounds from this weekend’s scrimmage, depth chart movement as Spring winds down, UT’s Big Board – Offense – for the 2018 Class, and notes from weekend visitors. Plus, some hoops recruiting nuggets from the hardwood. As usual, the Scoop delivers on a Monday.
The next home for Longhorns basketball will be a new, on-campus arena easily accessible to student-athletes and fans, University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves told members of the university’s Development Board on Friday.
As you all are likely aware, Andrew Jones made it official last night and declared for the draft meaning both of Texas’ high level freshmen (along with Jarrett Allen) have submitted their names to the NBA without hiring an agent.
Spring cleaning, while eagerly (yes, eagerly) awaiting the Orange-White game in April…
This week’s Scoop dives into Saturday scrimmage and recruiting info, plus notable notes from the Under Armour camp in Cedar Hill on Sunday. We talk to recruits after the Round Up weekend, and potential shooting guard prospect visits Shaka and the Drum.
Prior to Sunday, Texas had gone almost two seasons between weekend sweeps. With a sloppy 10-5 victory over UCLA, Texas ended that run and completed a five win week before the beginning of a week with multiple in-state rivals on the schedule.
Texas’ worst season in my lifetime is officially, thankfully, mercifully, undeniably over.