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  1. Examining the Texas Longhorns' BCS national championship chances ...

    Carter Strickland

    Carter Strickland examines whether Texas has what it takes to make a run at a national championship this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  2. Julien Lewis of Texas Longhorns transfers

    Carter Strickland

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

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  3. Lunch links: Tech shoring up thin red line

    Carter Strickland

    Texas Tech offensive line coach Lee Hayes explains his long and winding road to college coaching. It started back when he was a 29-year-old walk-on player, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Reginald Davis and Dominique Wheeler ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  4. State of Florida flying high in hoops

    Carter Strickland

    A little more than a month ago, when the madness was all about 40 times and fax machines, the state of Florida had 332 players sign football scholarships for FBS programs. That represented one scholarship for every 124 high school players, accordi...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Carrying the torch in 2013

    Carter Strickland

    For years the torch has been passed from Big 12 quarterback to Big 12 quarterback. When received, it's been held high, allowing the remarkable play of those players to be illuminated and seen across college football. From 2008 to 2011, the Big 12 ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  15. Horns have major questions at tight end

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Geoff Swaim was knocked down because he stood up. Twice. "This isn't junior college," Texas coach Mack Brown said. Nope, to steal a line from Dan Hawkins -- sans the hysterical screaming voice -- it's Division I football. An...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  16. UT to hire personnel devoted to recruiting

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Alabama was the first across the threshold when the NCAA decided to throw open the door and allow football programs to hire unlimited personnel specifically devoted to recruiting. Texas has decided to follow closely behind the Cri...

    Blog | February 21, 2013