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Baseball:
Horns Overpower Baylor with 16 Runs
Inside Texas
Texas (40-18) beat Baylor (34-24), its second opponent of the conference tournament, on Thursday, leaving only a single opponent between the Horns and the Big 12 Championship game. The bats were definitely alive in the 16-8 win for the Longhorns.

Horns roll on in Big 12 tournament
Austin American-Statesman
Texas' 16-8 demolition of Baylor on Thursday night was systematic in its execution. The Longhorns (40-18) set season highs in hits (20) and runs while beating Baylor (34-24) for the sixth straight time. The Horns are 2-0 in the Big 12 tourney's pool-play format and have made a strong case for being one of the top eight national seeds in the upcoming NCAA tournament.

UT's Stubbs stands out against Baylor; Tech falls
Dallas Morning News
Texas coach Augie Garrido has long thought Drew Stubbs was the best athlete he's ever coached. But the junior outfielder from Atlanta, Texas, has morphed into something else.

UT deals Baylor 16-8 thrashing
Houston Chronicle
The Texas Longhorns weren't in a very pleasant mood when they arrived here for the Big 12 baseball tournament, having just suffered through a sweep at Missouri. And they've spent the last couple of days taking out their frustrations on opponents.

Texas rips Baylor with 20-hit game
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The top-seeded Longhorns unleashed an aggressive offense blasting rival Baylor 16-8 behind a 20-hit assault at Bricktown Ballpark. Texas' hits and runs were season highs. They hadn't scored that many runs in a conference tournament game since 1993.

Basketball Recruiting
Wide open Johnson taking his time
Scout.com
The 6-7 Johnson has been giving out various recruiting lists over the past few months but now claims that he is wide open.

Softball:
Cat not ready to finish her final season
Austin American-Statesman
Kirk Bohls looks back at the career of Cat Osterman.

Longhorns add speed to game
Austin American-Statesman
Though the Texas Longhorns have added a little bash to their lineup this year, it's their dash that may serve them best in their quest for their first national championship.

Other:

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