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  1. UT taking advantage of new hoops rule

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It's not often the football program is jealous of the basketball program around Texas. But count summer as one of those times. That's because a new NCAA rule allows Rick Barnes and his staff two hours per day and up to eight hours...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. Looking at the size the of UT athletics department

    Carter Strickland

    As is to be expected, the university with the largest overall athletic budget has an athletic department that is itself rather big. From the 11 staff members for men's basketball -- remember there are only 13 scholarship players in hoops and there...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  3. Ridley adds true post presence at Texas

    Carter Strickland

    Cameron Ridley has finally signed with Texas thus ending the speculation and the angst that has lasted for five months and, oh say, about 13 years around Austin. Of course, Ridley is only responsible for those five months. That's how long it has...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  4. Sterling Gibbs leaving Texas

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- This time it wasn't the NBA draft that lured away a Texas player. It was the lure of playing time. Sterling Gibbs, a backup point guard has elected to transfer from Texas. The rising sophomore played sparingly as a freshman on ...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  5. Freshman guard Myck Kabongo will return to Texas Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    Texas freshman point guard Myck Kabongo has decided to return for his sophomore season seeking a chance at a deep tourney run.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  6. J'Covan Brown hasn't yet made an NBA decision

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- J'Covan Brown doesn't know what the future holds. The Texas guard just knows he has a decision to make -- stay or go. That decision, the junior said, has not yet been made. "I'd like to let our fans know that I have not made an...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  7. Three Keys: Texas vs. Cincinnati

    Carter Strickland

    Texas freshman Jonathan Holmes wanted to make one thing perfectly clear after the matchups came out on Sunday night: "I'm not afraid of Yancy Gates. I'm not afraid of anybody." Maybe Holmes did not see the right hook Cincinatti's Gates laid on Xav...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  8. 2012 NCAA Tournament - Texas Longhorns run to tourney could be Ri...

    Carter Strickland

    Texas was down, and the young Longhorns were struggling. Rick Barnes got tough, and in getting Texas to the tournament, might have turned in his best effort.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  9. 2012 NCAA tournament: Texas Longhorns battle through tough year t...

    Carter Strickland

    After battling through a tough season, Rick Barnes cobbled his team together to reach the NCAA tournament for the 14th straight year.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2012
  10. NCAA chances hinge on Big 12 tourney opener

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Coaches always insist one game does not make or break a season. In Texas' case, however, that could be true. After all, had the Longhorns not lost a 17-point lead in the final minutes against N.C. State or lost a four-point lead i...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  11. Strickland: Texas' NCAA Tournament scenarios

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Nobody knows if Texas is in the NCAA Tournament and Rick Barnes would have you believe he doesn't care. "If we are good enough we will be where we want to be," said the Texas head coach. Somebody, anybody please place a call t...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  12. Texas Longhorns use late surge to down Oklahoma Sooners

    Carter Strickland

    Texas' J'Covan Brown ignited a comeback run with a pair of threes, bracketed around one by Sheldon McClellan, as the Longhorns went on a 17-6 run late to grab the 72-64 comeback win over Oklahoma at the Frank Erwin Center Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  13. Texas Longhorns, Oklahoma Sooners both desperate for basketball w...

    Carter Strickland

    Desperation can make for strange bedfellows. That said, the pillow talk between Texas' Rick Barnes and Oklahoma's Lon Kruger is about just who is more desperate.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Baylor 77, Texas 72

    Carter Strickland

    Texas, a team desperate to extend its NCAA tournament streak to 14 years, needed a signature win. Instead its fate may have been signed, sealed and delivered by No. 13 Baylor. The Bears, down by as many as 12, came back in the second half behind t...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  15. Texas' winning streak powered by defense, free throws

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has finally figured out that it is offensively limited. OK, maybe they figured that out when they didn't break 60 against Oklahoma State at home. It's just that now Texas has figured out what to do about it. Play defense. ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  16. Texas chances in remaining games

    Carter Strickland

    It took 24 games and 20 minutes but Rick Barnes was finally satisfied, wait, strike that, almost giddy, with the way his Texas team played on both ends of the floor. "I've been doing this a long time," Barnes said after Texas' 75-64 win over Kansa...

    Blog | February 13, 2012