With 11:32 left to play in the second half of Saturday’s game between the Longhorns and the West Virginia Mountaineers, junior forward Dylan Osetkowski rattled home a step-through lay-up to cut the Mountaineer lead to just eight. After that bucket, the Longhorns wouldn’t score for almost five minutes.
Texas begins the 2017-18 campaign in Australia where they will play four exhibition games in seven days. With players like Mohamed Bamba and Matt Coleman joining Dylan Osetkowski, Andrew Jones and Eric Davis, Inside Texas' basketball trio of Justin Wells, Joe Cook, and Tim Preston break down what they're looking for during the Longhorn's early morning games down under.
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.
The latest from a great Official Visit weekend on the 40 Acres. Relationships were built, questions answered, and potentially prospects convinced Austin is the place to take up residence. Also add a couple of minor team notes and the Houston Lamar bunch UT has in its sights. It's a Sunday night Scoop.
It might be the dead period, but recruiting never takes a break. We've got news on old Texas targets, new names to know, we wrap up the UIL State Championships, prepare for a Christmas Eve announcement, and finish with Shaka looking for a point guard in the C/O 2018. It's the Scoop, holiday edition.
With the college basketball season over for several weeks now the focus of college coaches shifts entirely to recruiting as the live evaluation period gets underway. Texas coach Shaka Smart and his staff have wasted no time making their presence felt on the trail. For the second weekend in a row, Shaka and his staff were courtside to watch the best players in the country compete in Session II of the Nike EYBL circuit in Indianapolis, IN.