In back-to-back years, Texas has gone toe-to-toe with national blueboods to gain the commitment of a top rated big man. In back-to-back years, they have come out on top. Consensus five-star 2018 F/C Mohamed Bamba committed to Texas today over offers from Kentucky, Duke, and Michigan among others
This week's Scoop comes off of Spring Break with tons of news/notes from the Under Armour Camp on Sunday, latest on some of the top targets, and a potential visitor list for Saturday's practice could yield profits soon. Plus, a Hoops Scoop you don't want to miss.
You don't go through a 10-18 season like the Longhorns Basketball program is currently mired in without showing some bruises along the way. Shaka Smart, brought to Texas because of his ability to relate to the young men under his tutelage, was considered a slam dunk hire when he came to Austin. And a slam dunk hire he still may be.
In what is shaping up to be an epic Junior Day roster, Tom Herman's first event is already gathering steam on a national level with an inordinate amount of out-of-state players joining some of the best prospects the state of Texas has to offer. All in the Inside Scoop.
A big, early Texas lead was short lived as a veteran, savvy Iowa State squad turned a 17 point deficit into a tie game late in the contest. Not unexpected, but still a tall task for this young Longhorn team to pull out a win against these senior-heavy Cyclones. But Texas was up to the task.
Texas will look to continue their recent strong play at home when the Iowa State Cyclones come to Austin just three days after knocking off the Jayhawks in Lawrence, KS. The Texas-ISU game preview.
TCU rode a red hot last 10 minutes to a win that was far less comfortable than the final score appears to complete the season sweep over the Longhorns in Fort Worth. Rebounding and three point shooting being the main culprits of error for Texas, the Horned Frogs took advantage of the opportunities Texas gave them as they pulled away late.