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Cal, Stanford release men's basketball non-conference schedules...

Cal, Stanford release men's basketball non-conference schedules Texas is making its first visit to Maples Pavilion since 1962 and the Longhorns will be the first Big 12 team to visit The Farm since Oklahoma State in 2009. Texas is led by first-year head coach Shaka Smart, who guided VCU to five … It will be the … Read more on SFGate (blog) Can Shaka Smart Turn Texas On Its Head Next Year? The biggest coaching hire of the offseason in the college basketball world was the hiring of Shaka Smart at Texas. Maybe it hasn't gotten the attention of some of the other major hires in college sports like … Still, under former head coach Rick … Read more on Today’s U (blog) Isles announce men's basketball schedule The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's basketball team will play 14 home games as a part of its 2015-16 schedule, head coach Willis Wilson announced today. … That contest will be the first home game for new Longhorns head coach Shaka Smart. Read more on KRIS Corpus Christi News Brad Paisley's 'Country Nation College Tour' presented by Zaxby's to visit UT … "We are thrilled to welcome Brad Paisley back to The University of Texas campus," said Texas Men's Athletics Director Steve Patterson. "This free concert provides UT students and fans an opportunity to come together and build community excitement prior … Read more on...

Logan Longhorns advance to the Class 2A state basketball championship...

Logan Longhorns advance to the Class 2A state basketball championship The third-seed Logan Longhorns have advanced to the Class 2A state basketball championship after upsetting the second seed Escalante Lobos 66-63 in Rio Rancho. With the win Logan will face Class 2A's top ranked and unbeaten Magdalena Steers, 30-0, … Read more on Quay County Sun Finally Some Good News for the Texas Longhorns Sure the Longhorn faithful are approaching their first season where they feel like Kansas fans (wishing the football season would fly by so basketball would start up), but baseball fans got a bit of good news this week. Texas head coach Augie Garrido … Read more on BCSNN – Best College Sports News Network Big 12 basketball tournament 2015: Bracket, schedule and scores As the past two months have proven, the 10-team Big 12 is one of the deepest leagues in the nation, with teams like seventh-place Texas still fighting for an NCAA Tournament bid. To do so, the Longhorns would need to win four games in four days after … Read more on SB...

Basketball Strategy

This article is about the blog www.basketballstrategy.net:   A good basketball strategy for shooting a basketball relies in your form, you want to keep your non-shooting arm in the L formation. You can also spread your fingers in your shooting hand in a web formation to prevent the basketball from moving around too much. For A good reason to spread your fingers when your shooting here is an test that you can try: 1. Hold the basketball in one hand with your fingers spread placed on your fingertips, and then hold it with the basketball in your palm without holding the basketball on your fingertips. Did you notice the difference? You have much more control over the basketball when you hold the basketball on your fingertips and spread them. Along with this, you want to follow through until the basketball hits the rim. This increases accuracy and allows you to visualize the basketball going inside the hoop. A great tactic is to shoot the basketball the same way each and every time that you pull up for a jump shot or catch and shoot. Master the motion of your shot and you will hit a very high percentage if you can get your stroke down packed. When you watch a guy like Ray Allen or even Kobe Bryant, they shoot the same way almost every time, and they also have great form. You also want to avoid shooting with...

Latest Texas Longhorn Basketball Players News...

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report Texas hired an outside investigator following a Chronicle of Higher Education report that mentioned potential allegations involving three former men's basketball players dating back to 2006. Barnes had coached Texas the past 17 seasons before getting … Read more on ESPN 10 NBA Rookies Who Could Realistically Start In 2015-16 Making a starting lineup in the NBA is tough. Making a team is tough. Heck, even making the D-League should be considered an impressive feat. Fortunately for these 10 players, they are living large (aka they all were selected rather high in the 2015 … Read more on...

Source: Texas officials will release men's basketball coach Rick Barnes...

Source: Texas officials will release men's basketball coach Rick Barnes Texas officials have decided to release men's basketball coach Rick Barnes, the winningest coach in school history, a source told the American-Statesman on Saturday. The high-level source, who is familiar with the situation, said school officials … Read more on Austin American-Statesman (blog) No. 25/rv Men's Basketball falls in overtime to Oklahoma State, 65-63 AUSTIN, Texas – Isaiah Taylor scored a game-high 18 points, while Demarcus Holland added 14 points, including 4-of-4 from deep, but the No. 25/rv Texas Longhorns fell to Oklahoma State, 65-63 in overtime, on Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Read more on TexasSports.com Men's Basketball signs guard duo to National Letters of Intent AUSTIN, Texas – A pair of high school basketball standouts have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball next season at The University of Texas, head coach Rick Barnes announced Wednesday. Eric Davis (Saginaw, Mich.) and Kerwin Roach … Read more on...

Texas sports fall preview

Texas sports fall preview In his first season at Texas, Strong went a disappointing 7–6, and, in the Texas Bowl against Arkansas, the Longhorns received a 31–7 drubbing courtesy of the Razorbacks. Strong looks to improve on last year, but questions surround the Longhorns' … Read more on UT The Daily Texan Barnes out as UT men's basketball coach Despite being ranked in the nation's Top 10 multiple times, the Longhorns never returned to the Sweet 16. Two years ago, they missed their only NCAA tournament under Barnes, and this season, they barely made it into the field before losing to Butler in … Read more on mySanAntonio.com (blog) Longhorns zeroing in on Shaka Smart for men's basketball coaching gig AUSTIN – Texas has identified the man it wants to be the Longhorns' next men's basketball coach. Now the question is whether the feeling is mutual. UT sources confirmed Wednesday that athletic director Steve Patterson has zeroed in on Virginia … Read more on Chron.com ESPN, MVC Announce Extensive Agreement CHICAGO – ESPN and the Missouri Valley Conference have announced a 10-year extension to their current media rights agreement that will provide increased coverage of conference events across ESPN platforms through the 2023-24 academic year. Read more on...