Thursday 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 Basketball

Familiar offensive woes follow Longhorns into tournament
Austin American-Statesman
With no Augustin or Ford in sight, Barnes hopes to make a run with what he's got

Unpredictable James is Texas' big enigma
Austin American-Statesman
One of these days, Damion James may finally catch up to and possibly even surpass his biggest rival. That rival, of course, has no name, hasn't scored a bucket and wears no opposing jersey.

Longhorns, Gophers coaches are rivals today, close friends always
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Rick and Candy Barnes were newlyweds, living in their hometown of Hickory, N.C., renting half a house from an 82-year-old woman for $75 a month.

Horns aren't new to this
Houston Chronicle
Experience helps Barnes take a calm approach

Commentary: Old friends lock horns in jest, quest
Houston Chronicle
They were riding the rapids with a group of coaches in Kuwait a couple of years ago when Rick Barnes decided to have some fun with Tubby Smith.

Texas Longhorn Baseball

Weird play doesn't go Horns' way in defeat by Owls
Austin American-Statesman
College Baseball Rice 6, Texas 3

Other

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

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Houston Chronicle

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