After a successful (if unfortunate - read: Taylor, Isaiah) trip to New York City, the Texas Longhorn basketball team returns to the friendly confines of the Erwin Center to face the Saint Francis University Red Flash (the one 90 miles out of Pittsburgh, not the one in Brooklyn).
After two 30+ point blowouts, Texas gets their first test of the season (and it’s a significant one at that) when they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in Madison Square Garden as part of the semifinal round in the 2K Classic.
Inside Texas? More like Inside Florida after Strong and the UT staff hands out offers in the Sunshine State. We talk tons of recruiting, Strong's Florida coaching ties, a Texas commit looking at A&M, and an A&M commit looking at Texas, plus the other 2014 hoops recruit. All in the Scoop.
During a 3-game stretch at the beginning of the Big 12 season, Damarcus Croaker appeared to be on the precipice of truly breaking out. Similarly to Croaker, Kendal Yancy experienced the famous “Barnes Inconsistency Crush” last year. After playing 16 or more minutes in 10 of the team’s first 15 games, Kendal topped the 16-minute mark only three more times in Texas’ last 19 contests. Our Preseason Hoops Post No. 10 - Croaker and Yancy.