OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Jacob Pullen had 21 points for Kansas State and Dexter Pittman finished with 19 points and a career-high 20 rebounds as Texas beat Kansas State 61-58 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Conference tournament.
March 13, 2009
The #24 Texas Longhorns will look to make it four out of five tonight when they play host to the Texas Tech Red Raiders minus head coach Pat Knight, who has been suspended for Wednesday night's game due to publically questioning the referees after a loss at Texas A&M. In addition to the game, Kevin Durant will have his #35 jersey retired at halftime of the game.
February 25, 2009
The Texas Longhorns had to sweep this week's games to keep the NCAA Tournament hopes alive and Saturday took everything the Longhorns had to survive in Boulder in overtime 85-76 against a hot shooting Cory Higgins of the Colorado Buffaloes. Texas moves to 17-7 overall and 6-4 in Big 12 conference play.
February 14, 2009
The #16 Texas Longhorns will be back on the court Wednesday night in Austin looking to rebound after Saturday's tough loss at home to Kansas State 85-81 in overtime. If the Longhorns are to improve to 5-2 in Big 12 play, they will have to do so with Damion James less than 100% after injuring his knee on Saturday.
February 3, 2009
The Texas Longhorns improved to 4-1 in Big 12 play on Tuesday night with a 78-72 win over the Baylor Bears. Five games into conference play, the Longhorns have changed quite a bit since the first handful of games as players have stepped up and roles have changed. Recently, Burnt Orange Beat spoke with Texas assistant coach Chris Ogden to get his thoughts on the team and the season looking ahead.
January 31, 2009
The #11 Texas Longhorns, coming off of a big road win over Baylor 78-72 on Tuesday, will play host to the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday at 3pm. The Wildcats are coming off of their best Big 12 performance beating Missouri 88-72 at home Wednesday night behind some red hot three point shooting.
January 30, 2009
The #14 Texas Longhorns will look to move to 3-1 in Big 12 play Saturday night at 7pm in Austin. The opponent will be the hated rival Texas A&M Aggies. While Texas is ranked in the top 15 and coming off a win and a week of rest, the Aggies are going in the other direction having lost three of their first four conference games.
January 23, 2009
The #11 Texas Longhorns rolled into Lubbock on Saturday in bad need of a confidence building win. With their backs against the wall in an early must win game to stay in the Big 12 race, Texas responded playing one of their best all-around games on the seasons beating the Red Raiders behind the play of Damion James and Gary Johnson.
January 17, 2009