AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas junior guard Eric Davis Jr., announced Wednesday he's decided to turn pro after being held out several games late in the season after reports raised allegations that he'd taken money from an agent representative.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern):
Texas is withholding junior guard Eric Davis Jr. from competition until further notice after his name appeared in documents in a federal investigation into college basketball corruption.
Davis was named along with former Texas players Prince Ibeh and Isaiah Taylor in documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eric Davis Jr. has finally regained the confidence he developed as a 3-point marksman last season.
He scored 15 points, including a 3-pointer from the right corner with 28.8 seconds remaining and Texas beat Texas Tech 62-58 on Wednesday night.
Davis, who hit 38 percent from 3-point range as a freshman last year, lingered below 20-percent shooting from distance much of this season. But he has hit 10 of 21 in the last three games, including 3 of 6 against Tech.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Andrew Jones had no idea how far behind the 3-point line he was stationed as he released the shot. But he knew this: far enough to avoid interference.
Jones made a 25-foot basket with 1.8 second remaining, and Texas pulled off a miraculous 84-83 win over Oklahoma Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On a team that has only two seniors, Texas coach Shaka Smart needs to lean on his three sophomores.
They came through for him on Wednesday night. Tevin Mack scored 16 of his career-best 27 points in the second half, lifting Texas to an 82-79 victory over Oklahoma State.
Eric Davis Jr. scored 16 points for Texas — 14 in the second half. Kerwin Roach Jr. added 11 points, six assists and impressive defense.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After Eric Davis Jr. finally made some shots and emerged from a season-long slump, teammate Tevin Mack turned to him and said, "Welcome back, E.D."
Back indeed, at least temporarily. Davis scored 16 points to help Texas erase a 12-point deficit and defeat Long Beach State 71-65 on Saturday.
Mack scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half. Kendal Yancy added 11 points and some critical hustle.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Moe Wagner slapped at the ball with his right hand, and it popped straight up in the air.
For a moment, it looked like a possible foul.
"As far as I know, I blocked it," Wagner said.
The officials concurred, and Michigan held on for a 53-50 victory over Texas on Tuesday night. Wagner gave the Wolverines the lead on a putback with 18.8 seconds remaining, and then the sophomore blocked a shot by Eric Davis Jr. at the other end.