Jeffrey Haley

Basketball Editor

Jeff Haley writes about basketball, booze, and Twitter for Burnt Orange Nation, a blog about Texas Longhorns athletics, and operates the website, which presents unusual college basketball statistics derived from play-by-play data. His writing has also appeared in College Basketball Prospectus 2012-2013, at ESPN Insider, at, and at Jeff is a Texas alumnus, and received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota. He lives with his wife and two dogs in Cincinnati, OH, where he makes his living working in research and development for a chemical company.


A Tale of Two Games: Texas in the Big 12 Tourney


The Texas defense shut down the West Virgina back court, but was eaten alive by Baylor's guards.

The 100th Day, a No Excuses University Update


Checking in with Trisha Glaub's Indiana Class.

Texas Basketball Inside the Numbers

Sometimes winning the battle in the paint isn't enough.

OU Beats Texas Hoops 77-65

Isaiah Cousins and Buddy Hield carved up the Texas defense, scoring 24 and 17 points respectively, as the Sooners easily dispatched the Longhorns in Norman. The Longhorns shot themselves in the...

Kansas pounds Texas 85-54


The Kansas Jayhawks dominated the Texas Longhorns on both ends of the floor, registering a 31 point victory that all but sealed up Kansas' tenth consecutive Big 12 championship.


Texas vs. Kansas Game Thread

The Longhorns travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Jayhawks. The game tips off at 6:30 PM CST, and will air on ESPNU.

Horns fall in Hilton 85-76

Melvin Ejim, DeAndre Kane, and Georges Niang combined to score 67 of Iowa State's 85 points. Texas stuck with the Cyclones until the last ten minutes, but the Longhorns couldn't get stops on D when...

Texas vs. Iowa State Game Thread

The Longhorns head to Hilton to take on Iowa State. The game tips off at 6 PM CST, and airs on ESPN2.

Texas Longhorns Basketball: Inside the Numbers

Texas' ability to contain dribble penetration was critical in recent wins against Oklahoma State and West Virginia.


Texas Vs. Oklahoma State Game Thread

Texas faces a depleted Oklahoma State roster at 6 PM CST in Austin. The game airs on ESPN2.

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