Basketball

NCAA Tourney or Bust

Texas’ season-finale Saturday against Kansas State is another de facto play-in game for the NCAA Tournament. How did things unravel for a team ranked among the Top 10 during pre-conference play but is now fighting for its post-season life? Coach Rick Barnes has a general idea of what went wrong, even if he has no idea what to expect from his squad on Senior Day.
Basketball

Texas topples KSU, 61-57

For the second consecutive game, Texas had its team leader and best player, Isaiah Taylor, on the foul line with a chance to win the game. Against OSU, Taylor missed the front end of a one-and-one with three seconds remaining. Against KSU, Taylor missed both free throws when Texas was up two with 27 seconds left.
Basketball

Hoops Preview: Kansas State

It doesn’t get much colder than the two teams playing Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Kansas. After a subpar nonconference season, Kansas State flew out of the Big 12 gates en route to a 4-1 beginning in league play only to drop four of their next five games to stroll into this contest at 5-5 in the conference. Texas, for its part, has dropped four in a row and six of its last eight.