07 Feb

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Texas men’s basketball postseason hopes hinge on late-season victories

Shaka Smart and the Texas men's basketball team know the time is now for the Longhorns to start piling up victories if they hope to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Colby Gordon

AUSTIN, Texas — As Texas enters the second half of Big 12 play with Saturday’s home game against Texas Tech, its chances to build tournament-résumé wins are slowly dwindling.

The two games left against the Red Raiders, and one apiece against Baylor and West Virginia, mark the Longhorns’ best chances to accumulate wins that would get them on the tournament bubble.

It’s one reason why the