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Defense to be a staple of Texas basketball in 2013-14

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Criticize Rick Barnes all you want — believe me, the criticism is not unfounded — but the longtime Texas coach has built quite the resume for himself in his time with the Longhorns. He has been the head coach for 15 years, and in his first 14 years earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament [more]

Suspension of Texas guard Myck Kabongo revised down to 23 games by NCAA


The NCAA suspension of Texas guard Myck Kabongo has been revised to 23 games, days after the NCAA ruled that the sophomore would be suspended for the rest of the season for receiving impermissible benefits. The announcement came in a statement Friday after Texas appealed the season-long ban earlier this week. According to Jeff Goodman [more]

Myck Kabongo practicing with Texas as Longhorns wait for word from NCAA

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Texas sophomore Myck Kabongo will practice with the Longhorns as the NCAA continues to investigate his case, involving a look into the nature of his relationship with a professional agent. According to Texas head coach Rick Barnes, as reported by the Associated Press, Kabongo has not been ruled ineligible by the NCAA and the school’s [more]

Myck Kabongo will return to Texas for sophomore season

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Freshman point guard Myck Kabongo will return to Texas for his sophomore, he announced Monday afternoon. Kabongo averaged almost 10 points and five assists per game this season for a Texas team that lost in the NCAA tournament to Cincinnati. He was a blue-chip prospect coming out of high school and is a native of [more]

Texas loses another elite 2011 prospect

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Rick Barnes has commitment issues. At least when it comes to recruits. Just a few months after DeAndre Daniels backed out of a verbal commitment with Texas, Barnes had another five-star prospect do the same. Myck Kabongo, a 6-2 point guard considered a consensus Top 15 prospect in the class of 2011, told that [more]