For a team that needed a boost, Cameron Ridley rose to the occasion. The junior post had 19 points and an early dunk that woke up the normally quiet Frank Erwin Center crowd as the Longhorns beat No. 16 West Virginia, 77-50, on Saturday night at the Drum.
The Longhorns turned a six point deficit at halftime into a 14-point win in an arena where they have struggled to even stay in games under Rick Barnes, yet the lead got stretched out wider and wider in the final stanza before the Longhorns truly running away after a deep Felix three with time running out on the shot clock.
It's about that time. The 2014-15 Texas Men's Basketball Preview. Jesus Shuttlesworth goes in-depth on the Longhorns run to the Final Four this year. Our catalog of Preseason Hoops Posts (1-10) and exceeding expectations by Tim Preston, while Justin Wells delivers Inside the Numbers for the Texas team this season.
There are 200 minutes in a regulation game of college basketball. That’s not exactly news to anybody, but it’s the crux of the matter as to how this season ultimately will play out for the Longhorns. Here's how Rick Barnes deals with an embarrassment of riches in Men's Hoops.
It’s been more than a decade since expectations have been this high for Texas men’s basketball, ranked No. 10 in the preseason coaches’ poll -- and for good reason. Make that five good reasons.