Home runs are up 39 percent in Division I baseball compared with the first half of the 2014 season, an indication the introduction of the flat-seam ball is having the desired effect.
Texas and Texas A&M will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. TCU, the Big 12 Champion, opens against Siena on Friday in Fort Worth.
NBA legend Grant Hill and a team of 10 NCAA basketball players teamed up to put on a basketball clinic for Texas Special Olympics athletes Sunday in Dallas.
The home of the Texas Rangers will start hosting college games on Tuesday, and a group of high school teams will also have the opportunity to play at the newly named stadium.
Mikey Reynolds had three hits and scored two runs as Texas A&M downed UC Santa Barbara 5-4 to eliminate the Gauchos from the Corvallis regional Sunday.
Rice, Sam Houston State, UTSA and Texas A&M were selected to the opening round of the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
The University of Oklahoma is the preseason pick to win the Big 12 baseball title in a poll of coaches of conference teams.
Tim Tadlock has been hired as head baseball coach at Texas Tech after holding the interim tag for less than three weeks.
The 63-year-old Harmon joined the Texas staff in 1989 under former head coach Cliff Gustafson, who named Harmon his starting catcher when he took over the Longhorns in 1968.
Baylor is the No. 4 seed nationally and leads an eight-team Texas contingent in the NCAA baseball tournament, while the Texas Longhorns will miss the postseason for the first time since 1998.
A three-run first inning and strong pitching lifted Kansas to a 4-2 win over Texas and eliminates the Longhorns from the Big 12 baseball tournament.
Kansas State jumped on Oklahoma State for three first-inning runs and eliminated the Cowboys from the Big 12 baseball tournament with an 11-5 win.