Thursday Longhorn Sports Page

Stay up to date on all things Burnt Orange with a daily stop at IT's Longhorn Sports Page, with links to the latest news and opinion articles on UT football, basketball, baseball, recruiting and other sports from around the web.

Basketball:

Augustin and Abrams Are Gone, What Now?
Inside Texas
Sophomore point guard D.J. Augustin and junior shooting guard A.J. Abrams both announced that they're headed to the NBA. So what now for Texas? Who do the Horns have coming back and who takes over the vacant point guard position?

The Inside Texas Podcast
Inside Texas
D.J. Augustin and A.J. Abrams are headed to NBA. On this episode of the podcast, Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger and Bill Frisbie discuss each of the guards' decisions and if they made the right move. Plus, the NFL Draft is this weekend. Where does each Texas player project to go? And with this level of talent coming out of the program, should Texas fans be expecting more?

Augustin, Abrams declare for NBA draft
Austin American-Statesman
All-America point guard D.J. Augustin will enter the NBA draft. Augustin, a sophomore, said he will not immediately hire an agent, allowing for the possibility of reconsideration. Even so, sources close to the team say that Augustin has no plans to return for his junior season. Augustin's backcourt partner, junior A.J. Abrams, also said Wednesday he will submit his name for the draft

Bohls: Augustin made right decision, no matter what might have been
Austin American-Statesman
Nice knowing you, D.J. Obviously, those academic All-America honors you earned this season were well-deserved because you did learn something in two years of college.

Two UT guards declare, but one may be back
San Antonio Express-News
D.J. Augustin is gone, and A.J. Abrams may not be far behind.

Texas' Augustin, Abrams entering NBA draft
Dallas Morning News
Texas might have an entirely new starting backcourt next season.

Augustin, Abrams look to go pro
Houston Chronicle
Both UT guards leave open option to return to Austin

Football:

Longhorns nervously await their draft-day fate
San Antonio Express-News
With the wait-and-see drama of the NFL draft looming this weekend, former Texas defensive tackle Derek Lokey is considering doing anything but watching TV.

Baseball:

Longhorns fall to UTSA 7-1
Austin American-Statesman
For one game and one day, the Texas Longhorns felt good about themselves. But the encouraging feelings gained in a victory over Baylor on Tuesday were wiped away by a loss to UT-San Antonio on Wednesday night.

Other:

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