Friday will mark the 126th meeting between Texas and Houston, Southwest Conference members together for two decades before the league broke up in 1996. The Longhorns and Cougars have played 23 times since then, with only seven of those meetings coming in the last 12 years.
Five of the eight national seeds already have been eliminated from the NCAA baseball tournament. If the upsets continue in super regionals, there’ll be some new faces at the College World Series next week.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has publicly reprimanded Texas linebacker Steve Edmond after the player criticized Baylor and called the Bears ‘trash.’
The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach.
A maroon version of the state flower that’s sprouted in the shadow of the University of Texas Tower in Austin has some wondering if it’s the work of Aggie pranksters.
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has his eye on China and the Middle East as vast new markets to expand the Longhorns’ burnt orange brand around the globe.
The shot was long, and it smacked hard off the glass in the final seconds. That’s when big Cameron Ridley, standing every bit of 6-foot-9 and 285 pounds, reached down, picked up the ball and put it in as time expired.
Washington and Texas will become the first teams in any major U.S. sport to play a regular-season game in China when they meet in 2015.
After two months spent mostly bludgeoning each other into submission, coaches in the Big 12 are starting to cast a wary eye toward the NCAA tournament.
Texas will pay Mack Brown $2.75 million that would have been owed him if he had been fired, and place him in a $500,000 per year job as a special assistant to the president for athletics.
Texas coach Charlie Strong barely had a month to accept his new job, move to Austin and somehow hold together the Longhorns’ 2014 recruiting class after Mack Brown’s sudden departure after 16 years.
New Texas coach Charlie Strong may be happy to have the job, but he certainly doesn’t like what he’s seen from the Longhorns the last four years: No Big 12 titles and at least four losses every season.