James a first-round pick

Damion James said that hearing his name called in Thursday night's NBA Draft was a dream come true. And it was a dream that nearly happened last year.
June 25, 2010

Three could be the charm on draft night

Three Longhorn basketball players will wait to hear their names called tonight during the NBA Draft, which starts at 7 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. CN. And two of them could be partying like it's 1990.
June 24, 2010

Texas Fends Off Upset Minded Spartans

The Spartans didn't help their cause in the loss as they turned the ball over 22 times, nearly nine more than their season average. It was also a very uncharacteristic night for Kalin Lucas who struggled on 3-of-11 shooting and 6 turnovers.
December 23, 2009

Todd Wright Talks Texas Hoops

The Texas Longhorns are busy in the summer off-season program under strength and conditioning coach Todd Wright in preparation for what could be a stellar 2009-10 season. Last week, Todd Wright took the time to speak with Burnt Orange Beat about the off-season, players and the expectations of next season.
June 23, 2009

Big 12 South Hoops Long on Talent

The recent news of Damion James return for his senior season has Longhorn fans excited about the 2009-10 season. While Texas will be one of the top ranked teams in the nation, navigating through the Big 12 South schedule will be tough as always.
June 19, 2009

Return Trip? James Decides

The Texas basketball program got more good news this weekend with word that junior forward Damion James has decided to return for his senior season. With James return, the Longhorns will feature the most talented team in the Rick Barnes era and enter next season as one of the handful of favorites to win the national title.
June 13, 2009

NCAA Game Preview: Texas vs. Minnesota

The Texas Longhorns will be looking to win a first round NCAA Tournament game for the seventh time in eight years on Thursday at 6:10pm central time. The opponent will be the Minnesota Golden Gophers out of the Big 10, who will be making their first appearance in the "Big Dance" since 2005.
March 18, 2009

Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament Notebook

This week's Big 12 Conference Basketball tournament will start on Wednesday in Oklahoma City with four games with seeds 5-12. The top four seeds do not play until Thursday when they face Wednesday's winners. Here is a notebook on the annual conference tournament with an automatic bid on the line.
March 9, 2009