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The first round win sets up a game on Saturday in Greensboro with the winner of Duke and Binghamton. 2047 Site Staff Fri, 20 Mar 2009 01:49:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) Scout Abrams Carries Texas Past #2 Oklahoma The Texas Longhorns took the floor Saturday night with their backs firmly against the wall. After losing four of the last six games and entering the showdown with the #2 Oklahoma Sooners sitting at 6-5 in Big 12 play, the Longhorns were in desperate need of a big win. What they got was a sensational performance from A.J. Abrams in the closing minutes resulting in a 73-68 win. 2047 Gerry Hamilton Sun, 22 Feb 2009 06:01:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck) Scout Texas Blows Out Defenseless Oklahoma State The Texas Longhorns needed to get well and the Oklahoma State Cowboys were just what the doctor ordered. The Longhorns came out on fire in the first half racing out to a 15-point lead before blowing out the Cowboys in the second half and cruising to a 99-74 win. 2047 Gerry Hamilton Wed, 11 Feb 2009 04:58:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas AP Photo/Harry Cabluck Scout Texas Hoops Falters Late Again The #7 Texas Longhorns played winning basketball for 30 minutes on Tuesday night at Arkansas, but faltered down the stretch again, losing to the hated Razorbacks 67-61. The loss concludes the non-conference slate and Texas heads into Big 12 play at 11-3. 2047 Gerry Hamilton Wed, 07 Jan 2009 06:26:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas (AP Photo/Beth Hall) Scout Texas faces Michigan State in Houston The #5 Texas Longhorns will face another tough task on Saturday at 1pm in Houston's Toyota Center. The opponent for the Longhorns will be the #19 Michigan State Spartans, who have won the last two meetings in 2006 and last year in Auburn Hills. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Fri, 19 Dec 2008 18:36:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas A.J. Abrams Scout Abrams, Pittman carry Texas to 88-72 win The #5 Texas Longhorns again played a lethargic first half on Tuesday night in Austin before pulling away late for 16-point win, 88-72, over winless Texas Southern. A.J. Abrams again led the way for Texas with 27 points, while junior center Dexter Pittman poured in a career-high 19 points. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Wed, 17 Dec 2008 04:27:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas A.J. Abrams Scout Longhorns win 81-73 in sloppy fashion The #6 Texas Longhorns came into Saturday as team that could face a letdown after playing a rigorous schedule that included a big win Tuesday against Villanova. Letdown or not, the Longhorns simply didn't come to play Saturday afternoon, but snuck away with an 81-73 win over Texas State. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Sun, 14 Dec 2008 04:39:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas AP/Harry Cabluck Scout Abrams carries Texas past UCLA 68-64 The #8 Texas Longhorns faced a must win game on Thursday night playing host to UCLA with many tough non-conference games remaining. Senior guard A.J. Abrams carried the Longhorns stagnant offense scoring a season high 31 points, while Justin Mason turned in another terrific all-around performance. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Fri, 05 Dec 2008 05:25:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas AP/Harry Cabluck Scout Notre Dame takes out Texas in a nail biter The #6 Texas Longhorns faced their first stiff challenge of the season on Tuesday and failed before a late rally gave Texas a half court chance at the buzzer. A.J. Abrams and Justin Mason rallied the Longhorns late with a trio of three pointers and received some help as the Fighting Irish missed four consecutive free throws in the closing seconds. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Wed, 26 Nov 2008 03:25:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas AP/Chris Carlson Scout Longhorns smother St. Joe's 68-50 The #6 Texas Longhorns put together another suffocating defensive performance Monday morning in Maui handling St. Joe's 68-50 behind the hot first half shooting of A.J. Abrams and the terrific play off the bench of Gary Johnson and Alexis Wangmene. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Tue, 25 Nov 2008 01:50:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas AP/Harry Cabluck Scout Texas to tangle with St. Joe's in Maui The #7 Texas Longhorns will be making their third appearance in the EA Sports Maui Invitational on Monday. After a fifth place finish in 1993 and a third place finish in 2004, the Longhorns are looking to make an early impression this week as future NCAA Tournament seeding games loom in Maui, Hawaii. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Sun, 23 Nov 2008 16:55:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas Scout Longhorns play host to Green Wave The #7 Texas Longhorns won their season opener 68-38 over Stetson Friday with a swarming defensive effort. Tuesday night at 7, the Longhorns will get a final tune-up against the Tulane Green Wave before heading to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational. For the Longhorns, the game will be all about continuing the defensive effort and looking to get the running game going on the offensive end. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Mon, 17 Nov 2008 22:54:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas Justin Mason (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) Scout Longhorns cruise by Stetson 68-38 The #7 Texas Longhorns began the season just as many that studied the team believed they would. Behind an outstanding defensive effort, the Longhorns cruised to a 68-38 win over the Stetson Hatters behind the hot first half shooting of A.J. Abrams and in the second twenty minutes by Connor Atchley. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Sat, 15 Nov 2008 06:59:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas AP/Harry Cabluck Scout Longhorns host Stetson to tip-off season The Texas Longhorn 2008-09 basketball season is finally here. At 7pm Friday at the Frank Erwin Center, the Longhorns will begin their 103rd season of intercollegiate basketball playing host to the Stetson Hatters of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Texas begins the season ranked #7 in the AP Poll and #8 in the USA Today/Coaches poll with four starters returning off of last year's Elite Eight squad. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Fri, 14 Nov 2008 13:17:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas Damion James (AP) Scout Texas Hoops Preview: Backcourt of Strength The Texas Longhorns 2008-09 season is just days away, with the season opener set for a 7 pm tip at the Frank Erwin Center against Stetson November 14. This year, Texas begins the season ranked #7 in the AP Poll and #8 in the USA Today/Coaches poll. The reason for the lofty rankings is the return of four starters, including guards A.J. Abrams and Justin Mason. 2047 Burnt Orange Beat Staff Thu, 13 Nov 2008 03:50:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas Justin Mason and Terrel Harris (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt) Scout Texas assistant Chris Ogden talks Texas hoops The basketball season opener is eight days away with Stetson coming to Austin on November 14. Texas, ranked in the top ten in the AP and USA Today/Coaches polls, returns four starters and many experienced bench contributors so a deep tournament run is expected. To help get you ready for the season opener, Texas assistant coach Chris Ogden talks about a variety of subjects. 2047 Bobby Bragg Thu, 06 Nov 2008 16:42:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) Scout A.J. Abrams Returns to Texas With PG in Mind Longhorn guard A.J. Abrams officially withdrew his name from the 2008 NBA Draft on Monday, the last day in which early entrants may do so. Abrams will instead return for his senior season at Texas and said he fully intends to compete for the starting point guard position. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Mon, 16 Jun 2008 22:36:00 GMT 1 110 Texas texas A.J. Abrams (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) Scout Sixty-nine College Players Declare for Draft The National Basketball Association announced today that 69 players from U.S. colleges and institutions have filed as early entry candidates for the 2008 NBA Draft. Players who have applied for early entry have the right to withdraw their names from consideration for the Draft by notifying the NBA of their decision in writing no later than 5 p.m. ET on Monday, June 16. 2047 Chris Monter Wed, 07 May 2008 20:45:00 GMT 0 218 Monter collegebasketballnews Derrick Rose (AP Photo/Mark Weber) Scout Texas' Season Ends in the Elite 8 HOUSTON -- The Longhorns were out-run and out-muscled in the Elite 8, losing 85-67 to the Memphis Tigers, who placed pressure on Texas defensively and who, despite being one of the nation's worst free throw shooting teams, couldn't miss from the line. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Mon, 31 Mar 2008 03:22:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas D.J. Augustin (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) Scout Texas Shot Chart Analysis Before tonight's Sweet 16 game versus the Texas Longhorns, The Bootleg's Hoops Stats Analyst Cameron Tana provides an in-depth shot chart breakdown for Texas from games thus far in the 2007-08 season. Cameron has broadcast Stanford Men's Basketball games, both as Dave Flemming's color man in 1996-97 and as play-by-play announcer in 1997-98. He has also done NBA game charting for 2047 Cameron Tana Fri, 28 Mar 2008 08:06:00 GMT 1 18 Stanford stanford Robin Lopez Scout 'Houston, Here We Come' LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Texas Longhorns topped the Miami Hurricanes 75-72 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, meaning the Horns have a date with Stanford in the Sweet 16 in Houston. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Sun, 23 Mar 2008 22:40:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas Damion James (AP) Scout Texas Flies Past Austin Peay in Round One LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- There was a hostile crowd in Little Rock awaiting Texas, but boos from the assembled Razorback faithful couldn't slow the Longhorns, who beat Austin Peay 74-54 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Fri, 21 Mar 2008 23:09:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas D.J. Augustin (AP) Scout Texas: Big 12 Champions The Longhorns beat the Oklahoma State Cowboys 62-57 in the final regular season game to wrap up the Big 12 regular season title. D.J. Augustin led the way for Texas with 20 points in the win, which ensures the Horns will be the No. 1 seed in the Big 12 Conference Tournament. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Sun, 09 Mar 2008 23:31:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas D.J. Augustin (AP) Scout Augustin and Texas Beat Beasley's Cats It was billed as a battle between two of the Big 12's best players and each lived up to the hype. Kansas State's Michael Beasely put in 30 and 15, but Texas had the better team and won in Manhatten, Kan., 74-65, behind D.J. Augustin's 24. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Tue, 26 Feb 2008 04:30:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas D.J. Augustin (AP) Scout Texas Rallies Past Iowa State in OT A.J. Abrams rained treys in Cyclone country, draining seven three-pointers to lift Texas from a 13-point deficit to a 71-65 comeback in overtime Saturday at Iowa State. 2047 Bill Frisbie Sun, 10 Feb 2008 04:44:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas A.J. Abrams (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) Scout Augustin, Abrams Lead Texas to Win Over OU A cat-and-mouse game ended with the Texas Longhorns on top in a 64-54 win over the Oklahoma Sooners Wednesday night in Norman. Guard A.J. Abrams was the leading scorer with 22 points, followed closely by standout sophomore guard D.J. Augustin, who put up 19 of his own and seven assists. 2047 Thomas Flanders Thu, 07 Feb 2008 04:30:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas D.J. Augustin (AP) Scout Texas Fends Off Baylor Maybe Damion James should come off the bench more often. The Texas sophomore lost his starting spot for the first time in his collegiate career but helped rally his team to an 80-72 comeback Saturday against upset-minded Baylor. 2047 Bill Frisbie Sat, 02 Feb 2008 22:12:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas Dexter Pittman (AP) Scout Texas Wrecks Tech Despite a rough night shooting from the field -- at least in the first half -- No. 12 Texas (16-3, 3-1 Big 12) cruised to a dominating 73-47 victory over Texas Tech (11-8, 2-3 Big 12), the Horns' 12th straight over the Red Raiders in Austin. 2047 Ross Lucksinger Sun, 27 Jan 2008 04:35:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas Dexter Pittman (AP) Scout MSU Hands Texas First Loss No. 4/5 Texas fell from the ranks of the unbeaten following a 78-72 loss Saturday against No. 10 Michigan State at The Palace at Auburn Hills. Both teams are now 11-1 on the season. 2047 Bill Frisbie Sun, 23 Dec 2007 02:26:00 GMT 0 110 Texas texas D.J. Augustin (AP) Scout