The Texas Men's Basketball team (9-11, 1-6) put an end to its five-game losing streak and earned their first win in Big 12 play this season by taking down Texas Tech, 73-57, last Saturday. Julien Lewis dropped 18 points on the Red Raiders and Sheldon McLellan, in his first start in five games, scored 10 points.
Texas unfortunately couldn't keep the momentum as they lost Wednesday to No. 18 Kansas State, 83-57. McLellan scored 15 points and Texas shot 56.5 percent from the field in the second half but a 19-point halftime deficit was too much to overcome. Kansas State's Thomas Gipson scored 17 points in 21 minutes coming off the bench.
Texas Women's Basketball (8-11, 1-7) suffered a setback versus Kansas but bounced back later in the week to knock off Kansas State.
Nadia Taylor and Imani McGee-Stafford each scored eight points last Wednesday in a 76-38 loss to Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse. Chassidy Fussell and Nneka Enemkpali were both held out of the game to serve one-game suspensions for a violation of team rules.
The Texas Women found greener pastures when they got their first win in Big 12 play this season versus Kansas State. Enemkpali and McGee-Stafford each put up double-doubles in a 59-40 win. Kansas State got out to a 22-13 lead to start the game but were held down by Texas in the second half.
Texas pitcher Corey Knebel was named to the 2013 Baseball America Preseason All-America second team. Knebel looks to improve on a 2.08 ERA and nine saves from last season. If Knebel throws 13 more saves, he would tie Huston Street for the school single-season record (41).
Texas Baseball will have its Fan Appreciation Day starting at 11:30 a.m. with a team autograph session and play its annual Alumni Game this Saturday at 2 p.m.. Among the alumni expected to play in the game are: Brandon Belt, Taylor Teagarden and Drew Stubbs. The Longhorns' season opener is on Friday, Feb. 15. against Sacramento State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
The Texas Softball team will have two games nationally televised. The March 24 match-up versus Baylor will air on the Fox Sports Network at 12:30 p.m. CT and Texas' road regular-season finale against Oklahoma State on May 5 at 12 p.m. CT will be aired on ESPN.
Every Texas home game will be televised on Longhorn Network or Fox Sports Network. The team opens the season ranked No. 7 in the USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll.
No. 17 Texas couldn't outlast No. 9 Kentucky as the Wildcats took a 4-1 victory in the ITA Kick-off Lexington Regional Final. The loss was the first of the season for Texas Men's Tennis.
Lloyd Glasspool was the lone victor over the weekend, battling to a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Kentucky's Juan Pablo Murra at No. 4 singles.
No. 11 Texas (2-0) was too much for No. 34 Utah State in a 4-1 win Sunday in the final match of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend event, earning a berth in the annual ITA National Team Indoor Championship at The University of Virginia. Texas took a loss in doubles play but their effort in singles competition carried them.
Standouts included Breaunna Addison, who beat 103rd ranked Sarah Phram, 6-4, 6-0, and 79th ranked Noel Scott, who beat #Callie Craig in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2.
Freshman Brandon Stone was one of 27 finalists named for the Ben Hogan Award. The award is the most prestigious award in college golf.
Stone is currently the third-ranked collegiate player in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and is the second Texas freshman to be named to the Ben Hogan Award Watch List in . Additionally, Stone's nomination marks the second-straight year a Texas freshman has been named to The Ben Hogan Award Watch List, with Jordan Spieth gaining the honor last year.
Thanks to Texassports.com for the statistics