Tuesday Ripped from the Sports Pages

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Texas Longhorn Football

Carrington Byndom Commits to Texas
Burnt Orange Beat
The Texas Longhorns continued their recruiting roll on Monday night with commitment of Lufkin safety Carrington Byndom. The 6-0, 165-pound speedster became the 12th commitment of the 2010 class and the first corner prospect to pledge to the Longhorns. Burnt Orange Beat breaks another commitment story.

No sophomore jinx at Texas
Austin American-Statesman
Kirk Bohls commentary on several topics

Texas Longhorn Basketball

UT's Johnson questionable
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Texas forward Gary Johnson, who turned his left ankle during the Longhorns' 73-68 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday, is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against Texas Tech, UT coach Rick Barnes said.

Big 12 working to impress as tournament time approaches
Dallas Morning News
For John Underwood, Sunday fell under the heading of a good day. He got up, checked the latest RPI numbers online and liked what he saw, with six Big 12 teams ranked among the top 39.

Texas Longhorn Baseball

Garrido finishes suspension as UT wraps up season-opening sweep
Austin American-Statesman
Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido finished his four-game suspension on Sunday by sitting by the radio at his condo, listening to his team try to complete a series sweep of Illinois-Chicago.

Big 12 Baseball Preview
Burnt Orange Beat
The 2009 Big 12 baseball season is setting up to be one of the most exciting and competitive races in the conference's 13-year history. The conference's top six teams all have the talent necessary to contend for the Big 12 Championship and – ultimately – a trip to the College World Series. Burnt Orange Beat picks the All-Big 12 team and the projected standings.

Other Basketball

Minus Griffin, No. 3 Sooners fall to No. 15 Kansas
Houston Chronicle (via AP)
Tyshawn Taylor scored a career-high 26 points and Sherron Collins added 22 of his 26 points in the second half as No. 15 Kansas took over first place in the Big 12 with an 87-78 victory Monday night against third-ranked Oklahoma.


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