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  1. 3-point shooting gets No. 2 Michigan past No. 7 Texas and into the Sweet 16

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT

    Nik Stauskas

    Michigan advances to the Sweet 16 to play the winner of Mercer-Tennessee.

  2. Pregame Shootaround: Eight Sweet 16 spots up for grabs Saturday

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Eight games kick off the Round of 32, including a matchup of former Big East foes.

  3. Cameron Ridley sends Texas through to the Round of 32

    Mar 21, 2014, 2:12 AM EDT

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    Rick Barnes was fired before the season began. Now he’s in the Round of 32 thanks to Cameron Ridley.

  4. Late Night Snacks: Tournament-record four overtime games on Thursday

    Mar 21, 2014, 1:37 AM EDT

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    Your recap of what was a highly entertaining first full day of the NCAA tournament.

  5. Report: Washington, Texas trek to Shanghai to open 2015-16 season

    Mar 15, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

    Larry Scott

    The 2013-14 season hasn’t ended, yet we are beginning to get excited for the first game of the 2015-16 season.

  6. Big 12 Tournament: Baylor advances to title game with sixth straight victory

    Mar 15, 2014, 12:50 AM EDT

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    Baylor’s now won six in a row and ten of their last 11 after throttling Texas in the Big 12 semis.

  7. 2014 Big 12 Tournament Preview: This is going to be good

    Mar 10, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT

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    What do you expect from a conference that could feature eight NCAA tournament teams?

  8. Turnovers prove critical in Oklahoma’s win over No. 24 Texas

    Mar 1, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

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    Entering Saturday’s game at Oklahoma, No. 24 Texas ranked dead last in the Big 12 in turnover margin and eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio. Those have been areas of concern for Rick Barnes’ team, which has exceeded the preseason expectations set by many who believed the head coach was on the proverbial hot seat. And against…

  9. Late Night Snacks: No. 19 North Carolina, No. 16 Michigan win OT thrillers

    Feb 27, 2014, 1:59 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 19 North Carolina 85, N.C. State 84 (OT) The individual duel between North Carolina’s Marcus Paige and N.C. State’s T.J. Warren was a sight to behold in Raleigh, with both surpassing the 30-point mark. But after a Warren free throw with 7.7 remaining in overtime gave the Wolfpack an 84-83…

  10. Javan Felix leads No. 24 Texas to a win over Baylor

    Feb 27, 2014, 12:12 AM EDT

    Rick Barnes

    Javan Felix led four scorers in double figures with 21 points as No. 24 Texas survived a second half surge from Baylor, winning 74-69. All 21 of Felix’s points came on three-pointers, as he finished the night 7-for-9 from beyond the arc. Isaiah Taylor added 13 points and seven assists, but the real difference-makers for…

  11. Andrew Wiggins, No. 8 Kansas roll past No. 19 Texas

    Feb 22, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT

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    On February 1 in Austin, Texas No. 8 Kansas didn’t play its best basketball, falling to the Longhorns 81-69 in a game they trailed by as much as 20 early in the second half. The Jayhawks shot just 38.5% from the field as a team and Andrew Wiggins struggled, making just two of his 12…

  12. Iowa State’s defense, Big 3 too much for Texas in Big 12 clash

    Feb 18, 2014, 9:26 PM EDT

    DeAndre Kane

    A Texas win and a Kansas loss on Tuesday night would have made for a tie atop the Big 12 Conference standings. However, the Longhorns entered Hilton Coliseum, and left with only their second loss in their last 11 games as Iowa State took an important conference matchup with an 85-76 win. Tuesday night was…

  13. Texas cruises past Oklahoma State playing without suspended Marcus Smart

    Feb 11, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

    Javan Felix

    If you were wondering how Oklahoma State would fare without sophomore guard Marcus Smart, who began serving his three-game suspension on Tuesday night in Austin, that was answered quickly when Javan Felix scored eight straight Texas points to stretch the lead to 22 with eight minutes to play in the first half. The Longhorns would…

  14. Texas forward Jonathan Holmes to undergo MRI on right knee Sunday

    Feb 8, 2014, 9:54 PM EDT

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    No. 15 Texas entered Saturday’s game at Kansas State riding a seven-game win streak, with Rick Barnes’ team not only well on its way to earning an NCAA tournament bid also sitting just a game behind Kansas in the Big 12 standings. But the Longhorns ran into a buzz saw in Manhattan, with Marcus Foster…

  15. Concussion to sideline Texas guard Javan Felix for Tuesday’s game

    Feb 2, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    In their first game after beating No. 6 Kansas 81-69 on Saturday afternoon, No. 25 Texas will be without a key player when they face TCU on Tuesday night. Sophomore guard Javan Felix, the team’s third-leading scorer, will miss the game after suffering a concussion in Saturday’s victory. Felix, averaging 12.0 points and 3.0 assists…

  16. POSTERIZED: Cameron Ridley dunks over Joel Embiid

    Feb 2, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Cameron Ridley

    The surprising season for No. 25 Texas continued on Saturday with an 81-69 statement win over No. 6 Kansas. In the opening minutes of the second half, sophomore center Cameron Ridley put his stamp on the game when he flushed a two-handed slam over heralded freshman and potential top pick Joel Embiid. That dunk put…

  17. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona falls, but status of Brandon Ashley more important

    Feb 2, 2014, 2:43 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 2 Syracuse 91, No. 17 Duke 89 (OT) The first meeting between these two storied program as members of the same conference did not disappoint, with the Orange needing overtime to beat the Blue Devils. Duke made 15 three-pointers against the Syracuse zone and scored 32 points in the paint,…

  18. No. 25 Texas makes statement in win over No. 6 Kansas

    Feb 1, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT

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    When it comes to discussing the surprising season that No. 25 Texas has enjoyed up to this point, the prevailing story is one of a team that made multiple additions by subtraction with talented players who had little desire to be a part of Rick Barnes’ program hitting the road. Is there truth in that?…

  19. College Basketball Week in Review: Bryce Cotton’s a star, Texas and Michigan surge

    Jan 27, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Bryce Cotton, Providence Bryce Cotton has been a really good player for the Friars for a long time, but since Providence has spent the entirety of his tenure on campus mired in national irrelevance, he hasn’t gotten near the amount of attention that he deserves. This week that changed. Cotton averaged 21.5…

  20. Late Night Snacks: No. 21 Michigan wins ninth straight

    Jan 26, 2014, 2:57 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 21 Michigan 80, No. 3 Michigan State 75 Michigan won its ninth straight game on Saturday night, using an 8-0 run to take control late in regulation. Nik Stauskas and Derrick Walton Jr. scored 19 points apiece for the Wolverines, who are now the Big Ten’s lone undefeated team. Gary…

  21. Texas continues winning ways with road ‘W’ over No. 24 Baylor

    Jan 25, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

    Prince Ibeh, Cory Jefferson

    Texas owns a five-game winning streak and has three consecutive wins when facing top-25 opponents. The Longhorns continued their winning ways on Saturday as they thoroughly outplayed No. 24 Baylor on the way to a 74-60 win over the Bears for a Big 12 road win. In a must-win home game for Baylor after starting…

  22. Texas, Jonathan Holmes beats Kansas State at the buzzer (VIDEO)

    Jan 21, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

    Jonathan Holmes

    Remember when we were all laughing about Texas because Rick Barnes was so totally about to be fired and, like, he didn’t even know, bro? Because Texas was going to be awful, right? So much for that. After starting Big 12 play 0-2 with losses to both of the Oklahoma schools, the Longhorns have now…

  23. No. 8 Iowa State drops third straight in road loss to Texas

    Jan 18, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

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    After starting the season 14-0, No. 8 Iowa State has come crashing back down to earth following Saturday’s 86-76 loss at Texas. The Big 12 loss marks the third consecutive loss for the Cyclones as they drop to 14-3, and 2-3 in the conference on the season. Continuing to play on a bum ankle suffered…

  24. Conference Catchups: Kansas doesn’t lack for challengers in Big 12

    Dec 26, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

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    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State)…

  25. Banged-up No. 5 Michigan State outlasts Texas behind tremendous effort from Adreian Payne

    Dec 21, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

    Denzel Valentine, Gavin Schilling, Jonathan Holmes

    Even though No. 5 Michigan State has a number of players dealing with injuries during the early part of this season, it didn’t stop them from earning a big 92-78 road win over Texas on Saturday. Despite battling plantar fasciitis, senior forward Adreian Payne played one of the best games of this college basketball season…

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