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Aldridge expected to enter draft
Austin American-Statesman
Texas Longhorn sophomore LaMarcus Aldridge will almost certainly forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and enter the NBA draft, team officials who asked not to be identified confirmed Sunday. Full story

Barnes agrees to $400,000 pay raise
Austin American-Statesman
Amid speculation that he might jump to North Carolina State, Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes and University of Texas officials have reached a tentative agreement that would raise his $1.3 million salary by about $400,000. If finalized, the deal would make Barnes one of the top-five highest paid college basketball coaches in the country, according to a school official close to the negotiations. Full story

Barnes gets a raise but loses Aldridge
Dallas Morning News
AUSTIN – Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes is staying. But LaMarcus Aldridge, his star sophomore forward from Seagoville, is leaving. Full story

Barnes nears $2 million deal
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas coach Rick Barnes' new contract would make him one of college basketball's highest-paid coaches, according to a source familiar with the package. Full story


Kainer, Horns sweep K-State
Austin American-Statesman
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Texas Longhorns notched an all-important conference sweep of Kansas State then received a 20-minute tongue lashing, compliments of their championship-driven coach. Full story


Young says Texans might draft him
Associated Press


Texas Relays ends with a bang
Daily Texan

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

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