That’s at least in the words of Mountain West commissioner Chris Thompson.
“It certainly was a factor,” Thompson told The Athletic. “It changed the temperament of this particular situation… Was it a breaking point or catalyst? I don’t know. It had an effect.”
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: How Timmy Allen goes, so goes Texas as Longhorns eye NCAA postseason
Dallas Morning News: Breakthrough PGA Tour victory just the beginning for former Highland Park standout Scottie Scheffler
Dallas Morning News: Texas DL outlook for 2022: Can Alfred Collins finally reach his potential in the fall?
247Sports: Chris Beard, Texas players react to Texas Tech loss
247Sports: Atmosphere in loss to Texas Tech should show UT fans what Beard’s trying to build
Inside Texas: TAKEAWAYS: No. 1 Texas baseball takes care of business in opening weekend sweep of Rice
Inside Texas: Humidor: D-line position notes, RB leadership, 2023 Recruiting Matters
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: The Stampede: Recruiting scoop from Battle 7v7 Las Vegas
247Sports: Nick at Nite: Nuggets from a loaded Shock Doctor 7v7 tournament in Houston
247Sports: Quick hits from Battle Las Vegas 7-on-7 tournament
247Sports: Battle 7v7 Las Vegas: Texas in the hunt for nation’s top linebacker
Inside Texas: Sunday Texas Longhorns football late night recruiting notes
Inside Texas: 2023 On300 RB Javin Simpkins updates recruitment
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: Short-handed Bears outclass Horned Frogs 72-62
Frogs O’ War: No. 7 Baylor 72, TCU 62: Too little, too late as Frogs fall in Waco
Frogs O’ War: 1-0! TCU baseball uses ninth inning rally to win season opener over SDSU
Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma suffers suffocating loss at Cyclones, 75-54
The Smoking Musket: West Virginia baseball sweeps opening weekend
The Smoking Musket: West Virginia QB commit Raheim Jeter injured in shooting
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Steph Curry drops 50, wins MVP in dramatic All-Star Game
SB Nation: How much longer will LeBron James be a Laker?
SB Nation: The Cowboys failed with their latest chance, they may feel it’s time to make big personnel moves
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- No. 14 Texas women’s basketball notched another win over the West Virginia Mountaineers.