MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Former Texas forward Tre Mitchell has transferred to Big 12 foe West Virginia.
Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins announced Mitchell's signing Friday.
The 6-foot-9 Mitchell averaged 8.7 points and four rebounds per game last season and started 17 games for the Longhorns.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas shooting guard Andrew Jones, whose college basketball career was interrupted for nearly two years by leukemia, has announced he will skip a final season with the Longhorns and turn pro.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Purdue’s Jaden Ivey had to hear from Courtney Ramey all night as Texas’ tenacious, talkative guard followed the future lottery pick up and down the court.
With just over a minute left, Ivey delivered the last word.
Duke survived a tense finish against Michigan State and extended Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament run, beating Tom Izzo’s Spartans 85-76 on Sunday in the Hall of Fame coaches’ bittersweet last tussle.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Duke began retiring Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament with minimal stress, beating Cal State Fullerton 78-61 on Friday night.
Freshman Paolo Banchero scored 17 points to lead the Blue Devils (29-6), who jumped to a double-digit lead in the first 4 1/2 minutes and remained in control throughout.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Texas’ Marcus Carr says he doesn’t leave the gym on most practice days until he makes at least one halfcourt shot.
“Sometimes it takes me one rep,” Carr said. “Sometimes it takes me 11.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Hubert Davis was quick to point out the first NCAA Tournament victory for Caleb Love and other North Carolina players.
The Tar Heels coach was less interested in what it meant to win his tournament debut for a storied program that also is his alma mater.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Virginia Tech has been playing do-or-die games for the last week and believes it can use that experience to make a deep NCAA Tournament run.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — First-year Marquette coach Shaka Smart is back in Texas, going into this NCAA Tournament without any underlying questions or pressure about his future.
That is much different than last March, when Smart was still with the Longhorns.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas fought its way through arguably the toughest league in college basketball this season, ultimately sharing the Big 12 regular-season title with Baylor before romping past Texas Tech to win the conference tournament.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — TCU coach Jamie Dixon and Texas counterpart Chris Beard delivered the exact same message at halftime of their Big 12 quarterfinal: Even though the Longhorns had built an 18-point lead, the game wasn't over.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Big 12 Tournament was the place where Kansas validated its regular-season conference championship each year, and usually confirmed its status as one of the top seeds and heavy favorites for the NCAA Tournament.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Texas coach Chris Beard made the calculated decision to take away the flotilla of Kansas sharpshooters in their showdown at Allen Fieldhouse, where the sixth-ranked Jayhawks were trying to clinch a share of the Big 12 title Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Adam Flagler and James Akinjo each scored 19 points to send No. 3 Baylor over No. 21 Texas 68-61 on Monday night, as the Bears spoiled the final Longhorns men’s game in the 45-year-old Frank Erwin Center.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor spoiled Texas' going-away party for the Longhorns' old arena.
Adam Flagler and James Akinjo each scored 19 points and No. 3 Baylor pulled away late for a tough 68-61 win over No.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — This time around, Texas senior Timmy Allen played more like himself against West Virginia.
Allen scored 15 of his season-high 26 points over the final 10 minutes, and the 20th-ranked Longhorns beat the Mountaineers 82-81 on Saturday.
A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
The Big 12's best team this season meets the league's best — and the nation's best, for that matter — from last season when No.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Time and again, Texas has turned to Andrew Jones to provide the offense to rescue the Longhorns from a loss.
They did it Wednesday against TCU, and the sixth-year guard delivered the big baskets again in arguably the best stretch of scoring in his career.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tyree Appleby scored 20 of his 26 points in the second half, Colin Castleton added 19 and Florida rallied to beat No. 2 Auburn 63-62 on Saturday to extend its home dominance in the series.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech fans packed into rival Texas' home arena.
They lustily booed “The Eyes of Texas” song from the rafters. They chanted “De-fense” on every crucial possession. They howled when the Longhorns launched a late air ball.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Timmy Allen and Andrew Jones each scored 20 points to help No. 20 Texas defeat Oklahoma 80-78 in overtime on Tuesday night.
Marcus Carr and Christian Bishop each scored 16 points for the Longhorns (19-7.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Peterson had his first double-double of the season with a career-high 27 points and 12 rebounds, leading No. 21 Southern California to a 67-64 win over No. 12 UCLA on Saturday night.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew quickly expressed how proud he was of his players for how they stepped up after big man Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua got hurt during the game.
Now the reigning national champion and 10th-ranked Bears likely will have to get through the rest of this season without their high-energy player known as “Everyday Jon,” who suffered a gruesome left knee injury in the first half of an 80-63 victory over No.
A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
No. 20 Texas at No. 10 Baylor, Saturday. The winner stays in the thick of the Big 12 race with Kansas. The Longhorns (18-6, 7-4 Big 12) are hot, having won five of six after their hard-earned 79-76 victory over the Jayhawks on Monday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 on Wednesday fined Texas $25,000 and issued a public reprimand as penalty for fans storming the court after the No. 20 Longhorns beat No. 8 Kansas.
Hundreds of fans rushed onto the court after Texas won 79-76 on Monday night.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Timmy Allen hit the go-ahead jumper, then Marcus Carr delivered the game-sealing steal and free throws.
A few seconds later, Texas fans stormed the court.
The No. 20 Longhorns tightened up the Big 12 standings Monday night with an intense 79-76 win over No.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Wendell Green Jr. made a tie-breaking layup with four seconds remaining and No. 1 Auburn got past Georgia 74-72 Saturday, extending the nation’s longest winning streak to 19 games.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns were mired in offensive miscues and misfires when Marcus Carr delivered the pass and a few big shots that changed everything.
After a quiet start against Iowa State, Carr made a lob pass to set up a Christian Bishop dunk and made a 3-pointer at the end of the first half to snatch the lead before No.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mark Adams stayed on the South Plains even before he knew he would get the job as Texas Tech's new coach. Chris Beard got on a plane 10 months ago to Austin, and Red Raiders fans had waited since then to let him know how they felt about him leaving for their most-hated rival.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor had 17 points with five 3-pointers and 14th-ranked Texas Tech beat No. 23 Texas 77-64 on Tuesday night in Chris Beard’s return to an emotionally charged arena packed with fans who used to love the coach who took the Red Raiders to the national championship game only three years ago.
Kansas’ Bill Self is looking for a strong response after a lopsided home loss, while Texas’ Chris Beard is preparing to face the program he led to within a win of a national championship just three years ago.
Chris Beard fondly recalls enchiladas from a favorite spot, the BBQ sandwiches at one of the town's oldest joints and certainly that NCAA national championship game appearance while he was at Texas Tech.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas rolled out the welcome mat for Rick Barnes' return to campus, then pulled it out from under him with a free throw at the end.
Timmy Allen's free throw with 6 seconds left sent Texas to a 52-51 win over No.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Jabari Smith bounced back from a rough shooting night with 23 points and 12 rebounds and Walker Kessler scored 21 to lead No. 1 Auburn to an 86-68 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Timmy Allen scored 16 points to lead four in double figures as Texas cruised to a 73-50 victory over TCU on Tuesday night.
Texas (15-5, 5-3 Big 12), which fell out of the AP Top 25 poll after being ranked 23rd last week, has won six straight and 23 of the last 30 meetings against TCU (13-4, 3-3).
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas didn't shoot the ball well and handled it sloppily at times. But when the Longhorns needed determination and skill, they were able to summon both.
Marcus Carr scored 14 points and made two free throws with five seconds remaining as No.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kansas State finally is at full strength, and the Wildcats are eagerly making up ground.
Mark Smith scored 22 points, Nijel Pack made a go-ahead layup with 1:13 left, and Kansas State held No.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — RayQuan Evans made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left in overtime, John Butler blocked Wendell Moore Jr.‘s driving attempt in the lane with 2 seconds remaining, and Florida State stunned No.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Gabe Kalscheur scored 22 points as No. 15 Iowa State held on to beat No. 21 Texas 79-70 on Saturday.
Kalscheur hit 6 of 12 attempts from 3-point range, including a pair of long-range shots in the second half that helped the Cyclones (14-3, 2-3 Big 12) hold off a late charge by the Longhorns (13-4, 3-2).
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Andrew Jones scored a season-best 22 points and made four steals, and No. 21 Texas got back to its usual aggressive play to beat Oklahoma 66-52 on Tuesday night.
The Longhorns (13-3, 3-1 Big 12) hit 18 of 24 free throws after attempting just seven during a 64-51 loss at Oklahoma State.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Keylan Boone came off the bench and scored a career-high 17 points, shooting 5 for 7 on 3-pointers and sending Oklahoma State past No. 14 Texas 64-51 Saturday.
Bryce Williams contributed 11 points for the Cowboys (8-5, 1-1 Big 12), who had lost two in a row and four of five.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 19 points, Timmy Allen had 17 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, and No. 14 Texas rallied in the second half to beat Kansas State 70-57 on Tuesday night.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr spent the nonconference portion of his first season at Texas becoming comfortable in coach Chris Beard's offense, trying to be a good teammate and working to create shots for others.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas forward Tre Mitchell said that, with Big 12 play starting this weekend, the Longhorns need to summon proper effort at both ends of the court — and not just for stretches.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eight minutes into a game that No. 16 Texas was supposed to win easily, the Longhorns trailed Alabama State by nine points.
Then Dylan Disuelevated for an emphatic dunk over one of the Hornets.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Texas Longhorns arrived in Las Vegas on Friday and got to see renowned magician David Copperfield before their Sunday showdown with Stanford in the Pac 12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas got some new muscle on the floor and turned up the defense to earn an easy win Tuesday night over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The question now is how many minutes and rebounds can forward Dylan Disu give the No.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — AJ Griffin scored 19 points and No. 2 Duke cruised past South Carolina State 103-62 on Tuesday night.
In 21 minutes off the bench, Griffin shot 7 of 8 with four rebounds and four assists.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After getting overlooked in the preseason polls, Jared Rhoden and his Seton Hall teammates decided to do something about it — and they have.
Rhoden scored 18 points and made the go-ahead basket as the No.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Rio Grande Valley's Matt Figger has been a college basketball coach for nearly 30 years, so he had an idea about what was coming after his team scored 41 points in the first half against the usually defensive-minded Texas.