The #6 Texas Longhorns faced the tough task on Wednesday of overcoming a last second, heartbreaking loss early in the season and having to play a lesser opponent on a quick turn around. The Longhorns responded in a must win game overcoming dead legs and a slow start to beat the Oregon Ducks 70-57.
November 26, 2008
The #6 Texas Longhorns faced their first stiff challenge of the season on Tuesday and failed before a late rally gave Texas a half court chance at the buzzer. A.J. Abrams and Justin Mason rallied the Longhorns late with a trio of three pointers and received some help as the Fighting Irish missed four consecutive free throws in the closing seconds.
November 25, 2008
The #7 Texas Longhorns won their season opener 68-38 over Stetson Friday with a swarming defensive effort. Tuesday night at 7, the Longhorns will get a final tune-up against the Tulane Green Wave before heading to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational. For the Longhorns, the game will be all about continuing the defensive effort and looking to get the running game going on the offensive end.
November 17, 2008
The Texas Longhorns 2008-09 season is just days away, with the season opener set for a 7 pm tip at the Frank Erwin Center against Stetson November 14. This year, Texas begins the season ranked #7 in the AP Poll and #8 in the USA Today/Coaches poll. The reason for the lofty rankings is the return of four starters, including guards A.J. Abrams and Justin Mason.
November 12, 2008