Tuesday Ripped from the Sports Pages

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

Texas Longhorn Football

Arizona has become Buckeyes' winter home
Austin American Statesman
Ohio State heads back to Phoenix once again.

Texas coach Mack Brown criticizes report about Lufkin recruit
Dallas Morning News
Texas coach Mack Brown was critical Monday of a New York Times story which detailed the recruiting of prize defensive tackle Jamarkus McFarland of Lufkin.

Scouting the Ohio State Buckeye Offense
Burnt Orange Beat
Texas is set to travel to Glendale, Arizona to take on Jim Tressell's Buckeye club in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. In anticipation of that match-up, Burnt Orange Beat spoke with Mark Rea of BuckeyeSports.com to get his thoughts on the clash, and what he thinks are the pivotal parts of the game. This part 1 covers the offense.

Other Football

Missouri's Daniel ends career on winning note
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Chase Daniel threw three interceptions, but he directed Missouri to a game-tying fourth-quarter field goal and added a touchdown pass in overtime as the Tigers defeated Northwestern 30-23 in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Monday in Daniel's final collegiate game.

Prized RB recruit learning to handle the hype
San Antonio Express News
Between all the hype, critics and pesky comparisons, Bryce Brown does what he can to drown out the buzz surrounding his much-ballyhooed game.

Oklahoma State can make a Big 12 South statement
Dallas Morning News
The pattern for Oklahoma State at the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl has closely followed every other team that ventures to the California coast this time of year.

Basketball

Jai Lucas is a Longhorn
Burnt Orange Beat
Former Houston Bellaire and Florida point guard Jai Lucas will transfer to Texas after announcing his decision on a radio show in Houston. The 5-10 floor general, who announced his intentions to leave Florida on November 5, started 36 games as a freshman for the Gators and was named to the SEC All-Freshman team and played in the Gators exhibition opener on November 3 before deciding to transfer.

Longhorns answer bell, win in Madison 74-69
Burnt Orange Beat
The #9 Texas Longhorns had been in this position about a year ago. Texas lost to Michigan State a year ago and followed with a heartbreaking home loss to Wisconsin in which the Longhorns faltered down the stretch at the free throw line. This year, Abrams redeemed himself sinking two from the stripe to seal a big road victory.

Other

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Austin American-Statesman

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Dallas Morning News

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