03 Dec

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The week ahead for Texas men’s basketball

Head coach Shaka Smart and the Texas men's basketball team host UAB and before taking on Texas A&M in Fort Worth this week (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Riley Zayas

AUSTIN, Texas — Mid-majors have the potential to rock the nation, specially when they play programs from Power 5 conferences at home. That happened twice in the month of November, with Kentucky falling to Evansville and Duke losing to Stephen F. Austin.

When UAB rolls into town to take on the Longhorns Tuesday, Texas head coach Shaka Smart can’t let his team