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  1. Julien Lewis of Texas Longhorns transfers

    Carter Strickland

    Julien Lewis, Texas; third leading scorer last season, is transferring.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  2. Hurricanes overcome Illini in the end

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It took six games, three days and countless misses plus a few hits but, finally, in the last game of the regional, the NCAA tournament showed up in the heart of the Lone Star State. Thank you, Miami and Illinois. Faith in college ...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Miami 63, Illinois 59

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The one-time, small-time coach is back in the big time. Jim Larranaga, who last made a significant NCAA tournament run at George Mason in 2006, has led the second-seeded Miami Hurricanes to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 20...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  4. Despite pain, Mike Rosario, Florida gain

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mike Rosario, he of the broken finger, bum ankle, tender back, nagging hip pointer and bad first NCAA tournament game, decided to put the hurt on someone else Sunday. And, yes, there were tears involved. That's usually the case at...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Florida 78, Minnesota 64

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The Minnesota Golden Gophers couldn't handle the pressure of the NCAA tournament, thanks in large part to the pressure applied by the Florida Gators as third-seeded Florida extended its defense and, as a direct result, its run in the...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  6. Hollins looks for new high vs. No. 3 Florida

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In the middle of bemoaning his own and his team's fate, UCLA's Ben Howland had to stop and marvel at the actions of his team's most recent and victorious foe, Andre Hollins. "And then Hollins, and I should have mentioned him in my...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  7. Howland's tenure in balance after loss

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Ben Howland made it way too easy. The embattled UCLA coach was supposed to scratch, claw and fight for the remaining years on his contract and, perhaps, have his team -- a group of players assembled with the most hype this side of...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Florida 79, N'western St. 47

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- A quick look at third-seeded Florida's 79-47 victory over 14th-seeded Northwestern State: On a day filled with double-take, bracket-wrecking scores, Florida -- while not exactly doing things at a breakneck pace -- at least managed...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  9. Illini overcome drought, Buffs to advance

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Somewhere lost in all the pomp, circumstance, inspirational montages and endless car commercials of the NCAA tournament is the little secret someone forgot to mention to Colorado and Illinois -- in order to win, you must put ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Miami 78, Pacific 49

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Miami had little trouble with No. 15 seed Pacific, winning 78-49. Here are a few thoughts from the game: Overview: Bob Thomason decided a little less than a year ago it was time to say goodbye to coaching after 25 years at Pacific...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  11. Harmon off UT baseball staff

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In the wake of missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than a decade, Texas' Augie Garrido acknowledged changes would have to be made. The baseball coach made what could be considered the biggest ones Wednesday. Gar...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  12. UT misses first postseason since 1998

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Augie Garrido is giving himself one day to grieve. It might not seem like enough time given that a 13-year baseball postseason run, which included two national championships, ended when Texas did not make the NCAA tournament Monda...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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