Tuesday Ripped from the Sports Pages

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Texas Longhorn Basketball

Goestenkors dreaming the improbable
Austin American-Statesman
The referee didn't need a penny for Gail Goestenkors' thoughts. That's because the Texas women's basketball coach articulated them quite well to the official who, to be kind, was having an off day.

Barnes takes optimism wherever he can find it
Austin American-Statesman
The Longhorns, having endured the pain of errant shooting much of the season, will take their medication where they can find it.

American-Statesman All-Big 12 men's basketball team
Austin American-Statesman
The American-Statesman's Big 12 basketball player of the year is ... The Terminator.

Texas women lose regular-season basketball finale
Austin American-Statesman
The funk that has overwhelmed the Texas women's basketball team for the past three weeks lingered throughout the first half of the Longhorns' game Sunday against Oklahoma.

Big 12 Tournament: Résumé polishing
San Antonio Express-News
By the time the Big 12 tournament tips off Wednesday in Oklahoma City, the NCAA tournament selection committee already will have a pretty good idea of who belongs in the field and who doesn't. But there's still plenty to be gained — and potentially lost — this week.

Texas Longhorn Baseball

Texas moves to No. 1 in baseball poll
Austin American-Statesman
Two out of three isn't bad. In fact it's good enough to move up one spot in the rankings. That's what happened to the Texas Longhorns baseball team Monday as it moved to No. 1 in the latest Baseball America Poll after winning a three-game series at Stanford.

Texas Football

McCoy will make a return trip to Peru for spring break
Austin American-Statesman
The UT quarterback will be doing his second mission to the Amazon


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