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Texas football coaches get raises
Dallas Morning News
Mack Brown's hiring of defensive coordinator Will Muschamp from Auburn has resulted in a healthy raise for Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis, according to records obtained under the Texas Open Records Act.

Spring football vs. NCAA tournament no easy call
San Antonio Express-News
In case anyone is wondering, and we know you are, spring football officially kicks off for the Texas Longhorns on Feb. 22. That's less than a month from now, so cool your heels. Although, it's not like there's been much of an offseason for you Bevoheads, considering that coach Mack Brown has kept himself busy ever since the Holiday Bowl victory with staff changes.

Hoops recruiting:

Austin American-Statesman
J'Covan Brown, a high school guard who committed in November to play basketball for Texas but did not formally sign, says he still intends to become a Longhorn next season. If Brown does appear in a Longhorn uniform, that will be the next time he competes while representing a school.

A bull market for Buie
Albany Times Union
The list of teams reads like a "Who's Who" of men's college basketball: North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Texas, Arizona, Georgetown and Syracuse. Those are just a few of the teams actively recruiting Bishop Maginn sophomore guard Taran Buie. For some of the top Division I schools, the interest level is really starting to rise for the 6-foot-2 guard.

Women's hoops:

Goestenkors looks to return Texas women's hoops to place among elite
Columbia Missourian
She got her first head coaching job at Duke University in 1992. She finished above .500 in her second year. Then, she made 13 straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including 10 Sweet 16s, four Final Fours, and two national title game appearances. She won eight ACC conference championships and 12 National Coach of the Year honors. She has won at least 30 games in seven consecutive seasons – the first to ever do that. So why would Gail Goestenkors leave Duke after 15 years to take the reins at Texas?


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