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2016 Schedule
20-13, 4th in Big 12

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 29-ranked senior Jeremiah Tilmon tells ESPN he is down to five: Illinois, Michigan State, North Carolina, Texas and Kansas.

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Vote: Best college basketball teams that never were

After 10 years of one-and-done NBA draft prospects, we thought about a world where players stayed in college for three or four years. The would-be rosters are pretty daunting. You pick the best.

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Imagine Aldridge and Durant at Texas

What if the NBA played by the same draft rules as the NFL, and players had to stay at least three years in college? LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Durant would have been great together in Austin. What if it was three-and-done?

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28dJoe Lunardi

Behind the bracket: Why Texas and Syracuse are falling

Before the NBA draft deadline, Texas had a strong roster and a solid spot in Joe Lunardi's NCAA tournament forecast. Suddenly things don't look as good for Shaka Smart. Or Syracuse's Jim Boeheim.

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48dJohn Gasaway

How will the Big 12 race play out in 2016-17?

Three Big 12 schools have hired new coaches since the season ended. Will the newcomers be able to shake up the conference's traditional pecking order?

Massive changes in final ESPN 100 update (3:18)
Lammert, Longhorns visit Boys & Girls club (0:59)
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Watch: Jordan brand classic

It's a star-studded roster for this year's game. The West team is headlined by Michigan State's Miles Bridges and VIllanova's Omari Spellman, while the East features Florida State's Jonathan Isaac. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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78dJeff Borzello and Jeff Goodman

Tulane transfer Osetkowski chooses Texas

Tulane transfer Dylan Osetkowski has picked Texas over Arizona. He was considered one of the top frontcourt transfers in the country.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

USA Basketball announces Texas' Shaka Smart, UConn's Kevin Ollie and Maryland's Mark Turgeon will coach the U18 team July 19-23 in Chile.


2017 Bracketology: No. 8 Seeds

  • East: VCU Rams
  • West: Texas Longhorns
  • South: Dayton Flyers
  • Midwest: Saint Mary's Gaels
See the full bracket

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Allen will aid Texas' tourney pursuits

That is, if Jarrett Allen does indeed sign with Texas, which isn't exactly a foregone conclusion. Houston is in play for the big man and if he goes to the AAC, he could end up being a game-changer. 2016-17's best freshmen (Insider)

He'll 'wake up one morning' and decide

Jarrett Allen (No. 19 overall, ESPN 100) still isn't sure where he will play next season, but in-state schools Texas and Houston are recruiting the 6-10 center the hardest. Allen talks recruitment (Insider)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Tulane transfer Dylan Osetkowski tells ESPN he will visit Texas the weekend of April 8 and Arizona the following weekend.

Andrew Jones should fit in well at Texas

Jones (No. 29 overall, ESPN 100) is perfect for Shaka Smart's havoc style of defense. He'll play in Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Game (9 p.m. ET on ESPN). Who to watch (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.0
Rebounds Per Game32.0
Assists Per Game10.0
Points Allowed75.0Tied-73rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record35-36
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances33