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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Horns get crucial win on Wangmene's big day

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas found itself in an unlikely spot after 13 straight years of walking into the NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns needed a win Saturday against Kansas State just to stay in the hunt for a bid. Texas also found itself an unlikely p...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  15. 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
  16. 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