Friday Ripped from the Sports Pages

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Texas Longhorn Basketball

Abrams has the hot hand as Texas beats Minnesota
Austin American-Statesman
Al Nolen watches television. He studies tape. None of that prepared Nolen to defend A.J. Abrams, the Longhorns' senior guard.

Tried-and-true pulls Longhorns through
Austin American-Statesman
For a time, Texas went against form in all kinds of ways. Despite nine players who had combined to play in 43 NCAA tournament basketball games — and start 22 — the Longhorns came out jumpy, anxious and tentative against Minnesota.

Texas Longhorns, Abrams enjoy his three-dom in NCAA win
Fort Worth Star Telegram
I once asked A.J. Abrams if he had ever considered wearing a pedometer to gauge how far he ran during the course of a game, trying to shake a tag-team string of Big 12 defenders chasing him as if he were leaving a trail of dollar bills behind him.

Rick Barnes Back at Home
Burnt Orange Beat
When the Longhorns seed, regional and pod site were announced Sunday, it was obvious to most that Texas head coach Rick Barnes would be returning to his home state for the first weekend of the tournament. It also means that the North Carolina fans will have their past feelings for Coach Barnes put to a difficult test if the Longhorns and Duke meet in the second round on Saturday.

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Austin American-Statesman
Jungmann's new role

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