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  1. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - Texas Longhorns

    Ken Pomeroy

    Ken Pomeroy previews the 2013-14 season for Texas. After many personnel losses from last season's roster, Rick Barnes brings another inexperienced team into Big 12 play.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  2. Georgetown relies on defense to trounce Texas at MSG

    The 15th-ranked Hoyas played some solid defense and beat Texas 64-41 in the opener of the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  3. Now at DT, Chris Whaley could be a star for Texas Longhorns defen...

    Carter Strickland

    Chris Whaley moved from running back to defensive end and now defensive tackle. With his quickness, the 285-pounder is poised to be a force this spring.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  4. 2011 NCAA Tournament: Examining importance of bench depth

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon examines the truism that a deep bench is needed to win the NCAA tournament to see if teams like Ohio State, which goes only seven-deep, have enough depth to win a title.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  5. College Basketball: Texas Longhorns just too much for Missouri Ti...

    LaRue Cook

    Toppling the Texas Longhorn's No. 1-ranked defense won't be impossible for the Missouri Tigers -- but it won't be easy. LaRue Cook explains why there's no simple answer to beating Texas.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  6. Nikola Vucevic has career game in front of host of scouts as USC ...

    Nikola Vucevic scored 16 of his career-high 24 points in the first half and Southern California beat Texas 73-56 on Sunday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 05, 2010
  7. Cory Joseph, Tristan Thompson power Texas past Lamar

    Freshman Cory Joseph had 16 points and nine rebounds and Texas (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) ran its nonconference home winning streak to 23 straight with a 76-55 victory over Lamar on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  8. Jordan Hamilton, Tristan Thompson boost Texas to win against Loui...

    Jordan Hamilton scored 19 points and freshman Tristan Thompson had a breakout performance with 17 to lead Texas to an 89-58 victory over Louisiana Tech on Wednesday night in the 2K Sports Classic.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  9. Why don't coaches, media talk about academics?

    Roy S. Johnson

    Just once I'd like to see one of my media colleagues break down a program's graduation rates and academic strategy with the same rigor they do offenses, defenses, coaching moves and matchups.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  10. NCAA tournament 2010 -- LaRue Cook: A deep bench is not key for a...

    LaRue Cook

    LaRue Cook of ESPN Insider looked at over 80 squads that have made the Elite Eight since 2000 and came away with an ideal scenario in terms of starters versus bench contributions. Turns out a deep bench doesn't matter much, which could doom K-State early.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2010
  11. James, No. 2 Longhorns roll over Trojans

    Damion James scored 19 points and No. 2 Texas defended its highest ranking in school history with a 69-50 victory over Southern California on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 03, 2009
  12. Texas rides 12-4 run in second half past Texas Tech

    Damion James scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half to lead No. 11 Texas to a 71-49 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 17, 2009
  13. Abrams, James help Texas pull away from Villanova

    A.J. Abrams had 26 points and Damion James added 16 to lead Texas to a 67-58 victory over Villanova in the Jimmy V Classic.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 09, 2008
  14. Dana O'Neil: Texas Longhorns learn how to be recession-proof

    Dana O'Neil

    Rick Barnes has realized he can establish something permanent and safe, something to guard against the inevitable recession. That something is defense, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2008
  15. Abrams scores 31, including final six for Texas, as Longhorns hol...

    A.J. Abrams scored 31 points, including the last six of the game for No. 8 Texas, sending the Longhorns to a 68-64 victory over UCLA (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 04, 2008
  16. Kansas locks down a No. 1 seed by locking down Texas

    Tim Griffin

    The Big 12 tournament final was a shooting gallery in the first half, but then Kansas turned up the defense on its way to landing a No. 1 seed, writes Tim Griffin.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008