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  1. Wednesday both a win and a loss for Texas

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas suffered its biggest loss of the season on the night it pulled off its biggest win. Prior to the Longhorns' 85-67 victory over No. 23 North Carolina at the Frank Erwin Center, point guard Myck Kabongo was ruled ineligible fo...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: Texas 85, N. Carolina 67

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- A few quick thoughts from Texas' 85-67 victory over 23rd-ranked North Carolina at the Frank Erwin Center ... Overview: When last Texas found itself on the national stage, it was blowing an eight-point lead with 3 minutes, 43 secon...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Rick Barnes' tough approach working for Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Three months into the season, two hours into the practice, Rick Barnes was pushing his players to quit. It was a practice like none had seen or experienced before. And Barnes, always a stick before the carrot coach, was even more ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. UT gets win in last trip to A&M

    Carter Strickland

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The historical significance of facing Texas A&M one last time in Reed Arena didn't matter to Texas. The future does. And that future is looking brighter, if only slightly, after the Longhorns notched their second strai...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  10. Missouri, Dixon keep composure in the end

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In all the fury, Frank Haith implored Michael Dixon to remain calm. "There is no time to panic and no time to stress," the Missouri coach told his guard. Really, if ever there were a time, this would have been it. Dixon had jus...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Missouri 67, Texas 66

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Missouri got to the rim when it wanted to and, more importantly, when it needed to. And trailing by 66-65 with less than 50 seconds left, the No. 4 Tigers desperately needed to get a basket. Michael Dixon Jr. came through, ta...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  12. Texas finding itself faltering down the stretch

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas can't start and never finishes. That's not a desirable combination when it comes to basketball. Texas, with another close loss to Baylor, is now 3-5 in the Big 12. Those five losses have all been by two possessions or less. ...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  13. Time running out for Texas in Big 12 play

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Myck Kabongo had to sit and watch against Kansas. Rick Barnes didn't pull any punches when asked why. "We need to run offense," the Texas coach said. Kabongo, a freshman, is apparently only capable of that when he is sternly...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  14. Brown urging young teammates to step up

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Before Texas started its five-game, 12-day trip through the toughest part of its schedule, J'Covan Brown implored his teammates to walk into each game with a chip on his shoulder. That chip is carrying a little less weight after W...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  15. Fatigue, bad shots plaguing young Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- At a time when a team, even a young one like Texas, should be hitting its stride, the Longhorns (12-5, 2-2) are hitting the wall. And to make matters worse, the players are not hitting shots. Or even taking the right ones for that...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  16. Hoops Analysis: Texas 61, Texas A&M 51

    Carter Strickland

    Alexis Wangmene's starting role was taken away four games ago. His minutes have slowly slipped away as well. But his impact was certainly felt against Texas A&M. The 6-foot-7 senior threw down two opportune dunks, the latter coming in the midst...

    Blog | January 11, 2012