Basketball

‘A foundation of love and respect’: Relationship between Smart, Coleman an intrinsic part of UT’s success story

When the buzzer sounded in Saturday’s Big 12 Tournament final, years of pent-up emotions finally surfaced. Texas head coach Shaka Smart produced a celebratory yell that momentarily tore away the intense but measured demeanor he brings to the sideline. His players celebrated a program first, a Big 12 Tournament title, and cut down the nets in Kansas City.
Basketball

Febres makes important step in his recovery process in time for March basketball

Jase Febres’ junior season ended on February 8th, 2020 when the Texas guard suffered an injury versus Texas Tech. He would require surgery to repair a microfracture in his left knee, beginning a long and arduous recovery process. His 2020-21 debut game against Kansas State saw him on the floor for 22 minutes. One month later, Febres didn’t total 22 minutes across three games versus TCU, West Virginia, and Kansas.