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The Longhorn Republic moves on from the Shaka Smart era

We look at the impact on the program, as well as the recruiting impact going forward.

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After questions arose about his future with the Texas Longhorns, Shaka Smart made a preemptive move and accepted the head coaching position with the Marquette Golden Eagles as their head basketball coach. What is the immediate fallout, both with the team and on the recruiting trail? We unpack the recruiting impact with the help of Nick Harris of 247Sports, who has the latest on what to expect from the 2021 class.

On the ladies’ side, the Longhorns are headed to the Elite 8 after limiting the nation’s top offense en route to an upset win over the Maryland Terrapins.

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