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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas alum Kevin Durant named to 2021 U.S. Olympics team

Plus: Ty Madden earns first-team All-American honors

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For the third consecutive time, Texas Longhorns alum Kevin Durant has been named to the U.S. Olympics men’s basketball team, according to 247Sports.

From 247Sports: “USA basketball announced the news Monday morning after the standout hoopster landed on the 12-man roster, which was approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors and is pending final approval from the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. [Durant] earned gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Durant will now become the fourth Texas player in UT men’s basketball program history to compete in the Olympics, but is the first and only Texas Ex who will make three appearances in the Olympic Games.”

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

247Sports: Morning Brew: Texas once shared Nebraska’s AD instability and can now be thankful it’s in the past

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Texas caps big recruiting month with more high-profile visitors

4-star RB Jamarion Miller announces commitment to Texas

Baylor and Texas are the finalists for Derrick Brown

3-star LB Jeremy Patton releases top 5 schools

The Longhorn Republic puts a cap on the baseball season

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: NickKnacks: What I’m hearing on five-star Harold Perkins

247Sports: Four-Star DB Larry Turner-Gooden talks recent visit to Texas, sets four official trips

247Sports: Nick at Nite: Recapping a wild first day of the dead period

247Sports: Four-star DL KJ Miles discusses Texas official, sets announcement

247Sports: Four-star edge rusher Derrick Brown dives into top two

247Sports: Newly-offered 2023 cornerback Vernon Glover Jr. discusses Texas offer

Inside Texas: Recruiting Matters: The Texas 2022 best class scenario

Inside Texas: Tight end Arlis Boardingham talks Texas official visit

Inside Texas: Just In Time Evening News: Banks, Hudson, Bryant, Renaud

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Frogs O’ War: Monday Morning Quarterback: Recruiting is heating up

The Smoking Musket: Dante Stills named Preseason All-American

Wide Right & Natty Lite: The Donnie Report: Jamie Pollard and Nebraska

Rock Chalk Talk: 66 Days Until KU Football: Scheduling quirks

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: This Yankees fan finally got her chance to be a ballgirl after waiting 60 years

SB Nation: Sydney McLaughlin’s 400m hurdles world record at Olympic qualifiers was mind blowing

SB Nation: Paul George was once again at his best in the biggest moment of his career

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • D1 Baseball has named Texas pitcher Ty Madden as first-team All-American.
  • It’s gonna be a day.