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Durant gets ejected, Augustin and Magic pull off upset
April 18, 2019
For a guy that is surrounded by All-Stars and has a clear path to the NBA Finals, former Texas forward Kevin Durant has been carrying a lot of controversy this season.
Longhorns in the NBA: Texas alums prepare for NBA playoffs
April 11, 2019
The 73rd NBA regular season wrapped up Wednesday night. Let’s take a look at the Longhorn alumni whose seasons didn’t come to an end.
Aldridge carrying Spurs into the playoffs
April 4, 2019
A little over a week remains of the NBA season. The offseason will begin immediately for the 14 teams who failed to make the playoffs. LeBron James, after making eight consecutive NBA finals, finds himself on one of those teams. The remaining 16 teams will begin the playoffs a few days later, despite almost everyone agreeing that the Warriors will be the eventual champions a month later. Why are we doing this again?
Longhorns in the NBA: Turner has his breakout year
March 26, 2019
The NBA season is nearing its end with only 14 days remaining in the regular season.
LaMarcus Aldridge propels Spurs, Bamba still out
March 14, 2019
The NBA playoff picture continues to take shape with most teams having fewer than 15 games remaining this season. Let’s take a closer look at how some other former Longhorns are performing around the league:
Durant and the Warriors continue to win, Joseph and the Pacers doing the same
March 7, 2019
The NBA regular season is barreling towards its conclusion with most teams having fewer than 20 games remaining.
Turner continues to impress, Bradley relishing change of scenery
February 28, 2019
In the west, the Lakers find themselves in the 11th seed despite LeBron James boldly claiming that his “playoff-mode” had been activated, James Harden’s consecutive streak of scoring over 30 points came to an end, and the Golden State Warriors are still the best team around. Let’s take a look at how some Longhorns have fared as we near the end of another regular season:
Longhorns in the NBA: Durant’s All-Star MVP powers Team LeBron to victory
February 19, 2019
We check up on how some former Longhorns are doing. With two months left in the season, the NBA took its annual break to celebrate the All-Star weekend in Charlotte
Durant and the Warriors make season pointless, Allen shooting down stars
January 23, 2019
Let’s take a look at how some former Longhorns have performed in the past week.
Allen and Tucker seek to improve slumping teams
December 5, 2018
Let’s take a look at two former Texas Longhorns around the league who are on teams struggling in the standings.
Thompson leads Cavaliers, Durant puts Warriors back on track
November 28, 2018
About one quarter of the NBA season is completed, and many teams are dealing with new identities. Let’s take a look at how some former Longhorns are making a positive impact on their teams.
Bamba crashes back after impressive two games, Aldridge chugs along
November 13, 2018
The NBA season is one-eighth of the way along, and there’s as much drama today as there was at the start of the season. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at two former Texas big men who are on teams heading in very different directions.
Longhorns in the NBA: Thompson shows up big, Turner seeing small minutes
November 7, 2018
The NBA season is heating up with nearly every team reaching the 10-game mark.
Longhorns in the NBA: Thompson helps Cavaliers gain first win, Tucker steps up in losses
October 31, 2018
The NBA season continues with intriguing storylines across the board. The Milwaukee Bucks have yet to register a loss, the Golden State Warriors scored 92 points in one half, and four teams have yet to win their second game. Let’s take a look at a couple former Longhorns stuck on teams that haven’t seen favorable results so far.
Durant shines in first five games, Turner (still) struggles
October 25, 2018
Longhorns around the NBA have also made some noise — both good and bad — this week.
Longhorns in the NBA: Allen dazzles in loss, Bamba eyeing starting role
October 19, 2018
The NBA season kicked off Tuesday night after a dizzying array of trades and player movement this past offseason. With a new season comes leaps and regressions from many former Texas Longhorn athletes.
Here’s a look at three former Longhorns approaching their NFL debuts
August 30, 2018
From the MVP of the Texas Bowl to a veteran leader on the offensive line, some former Longhorns are beginning their journey to the NFL this preseason. Here’s a look at three alumni who have made an immediate presence on the field so far this year:
Aldridge, Spurs avoid a sweep, Turner not enough to stop the King (again)
April 26, 2018
The playoffs are roaring along, with every series having played at least five games so far.
Aldridge carries Spurs into playoffs, Durant not so much
April 12, 2018
Even with months of basketball already completed, it took until game No. 82 to determine the final seeding in both conferences. The teams will begin the playoffs on Saturday.
Durant out due to injury, ejection, Turner not much help in recent Pacers wins
April 2, 2018
The NBA is barreling toward the playoffs with less than 10 days left in the regular season.
Aldridge and Turner help their teams in late-season playoff push
March 21, 2018
With roughly 12 games left for every team, the end of the NBA season is quickly approaching.
Longhorns in the NBA: Durant, Tucker enjoy post-All-Star success; Aldridge struggles to stay on the court
March 6, 2018
Kevin Durant and P.J. Tucker have excelled after the All Star break while LaMarcus Aldridge is struggling to stay on the court.
Durant shines in All-Star game, Aldridge struggles to find minutes
February 19, 2018
Kevin Durant and LaMarcus Aldridge participated in the NBA All Star game in Los Angeles over the weekend.
Longhorns in the NBA: Thompson finds his role, Joseph continues to struggle
February 12, 2018
Thompson finds his role, Joseph continues to struggle
Longhorns in the NBA: Allen starts to heat up, Turner struggles to stay healthy
February 6, 2018
Two former Longhorn bigs, Jarrett Allen and Myles Turner, have gone in different directions recently.
Longhorns in the NBA: Bradley traded to Clippers, Allen slowly improving
January 30, 2018
Former Texas shooting guard Avery Bradley is on the move again after a short stint with the Detroit Pistons, while big man Jarrett Allen has continued to improve with the Brooklyn Nets as his rookie season progresses.
Former Longhorns selected for NBA All-Star game
January 24, 2018
Forwards Kevin Durant and LaMarcus Aldridge are the two former Longhorns attending the NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles on Feb. 18.
Texas men finishes 7th at Pre-Nationals event
October 16, 2017
The Texas men impressed over the weekend at the Pre-Nationals Invitational in Louisville, finishing No. 7 in a field that included four Top 10 teams, and eight ranked squads throughout the country.
Longhorns to host Texas Invitational in Round Rock
September 13, 2017
The meet will begin on Thursday at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas, and will see Texas take on Big 12 rivals Texas Tech and TCU, among others.
Texas kicks off cross country season at Aggie Opener
September 5, 2017
Texas rang in a new season in College Station on Friday, claiming one victory in addition to four top-10 triumphs.
Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of Longhorn roster
August 2, 2017
Tom Herman’s main mission this offseason has been to reverse Texas’ culture. He’s used the buzzword time and again through spring practice and summer workouts, aiming to change the mindset of a team that had lost 21 games over the past three seasons.
Women’s tennis picks up 28 wins at Kitty Harrison Invitational
November 6, 2016
The Longhorns finished up a big weekend with 28 wins in their three days at the Kitty Harrison Invitational in North Carolina.
Women's tennis gears up for Kitty Harrison Invitational
November 4, 2016
The Longhorn women finish fall tournament play with a trip to North Carolina.
Longhorn women fall at ITA Texas Regional
October 26, 2016
Former Longhorn Breaunna Addison set a precedent for Texas with a win at the ITA Texas Regional event last year.
Men, women’s tennis head to ITA Texas Regional Championships
October 20, 2016
Texas looks to solidify its place as the top tennis program in the state at this weekend’s ITA Texas Regional Championships, hosted by TCU.
Koprcina leads young group at Rice Invitational
September 23, 2016
Texas’ women’s tennis opened its season with a trip to Houston to compete at the Rice Invitational.
Does race affect voting? Why policies and principles mean the most to voters
August 31, 2015
Guest columnist Abhishek Mukund examines what role race plays in elections.