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Longhorns Daily News: Former Texas MBB HC Rick Barnes earns first-time nominee for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Plus: Texas MBB beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

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Rick Barnes, who led the Texas Longhorns men’s basketball team from 1998 to 2015, recently earned a first-time nomination to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Barnes, who currently leads the Tennessee Volunteers, was a four-time Big 12 Coach of the Year during his time with the Longhorns. He recruited the likes of Texas legend Kevin Durant and others.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: UT volleyball’s NCAA title has domino effects for football, basketball

Austin American-Statesman: The 10 defining plays of Texas’ football season, from Bama to the CFP

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Texas football’s Sugar Bowl return has much more on the line

247Sports: Looking back at why Texas gave Steve Sarkisian another chance as a head coach

247Sports: No coincidence Texas reached its first CFP with the two highest-rated DTs in FBS

247Sports: Some of college football’s top receiving threats will be on display in Sugar Bowl

Inside Texas: What the Texas Longhorns schedule looks like ahead of the Sugar Bowl

Inside Texas: How does Texas profile for the playoffs?

Inside Texas: Latest team news touches on Friday practice, team returning to action today, departing for NOLA tomorrow

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

2024 Sugar Bowl preview: Washington WR Rome Odunze is a matchup nightmare

2024 Sugar Bowl preview: Mississippi State transfer RB Dillon Johnson bolsters Washington’s ground game

2024 Sugar Bowl preview: QB Michael Penix is the engine that makes Washington go

No. 2 Washington vs. No. 3 Texas advanced stats preview

How UTSA transfer edge Trey Moore fits at Texas

Texas makes the top five for 2025 four-star DL Ethan Utley

Four-star WR Aaron Butler signs with Texas over Arizona and Washington

Updates on Texas players in the NCAA transfer portal: Maalik Murphy commits to Duke

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Austin American-Statesman: Texas coach Steve Sarkisian sees a bit of Bijan Robinson in new signee

Dallas Morning News: 2024 NCAA football transfer portal: Tracking moves for Texas, OU and other area schools

247Sports: The Stampede: Class superlatives for 2024 Longhorns

247Sports: Top247 CB Jaboree Antoine drops his Christmas Day top eight

247Sports: City of Palms: Evaluating the 5-star prospects in Fort Myers

247Sports: Examining Texas’ needs in the Transfer Portal following the Early Signing Period

Inside Texas: Inside Scoop: Major 2025 Texas targets drop top schools list, intel on 2024 prospects Terry Bussey, Alex Foster, Dominick McKinley

Inside Texas: A look at new height and weight listings of Texas’ recent signees

Inside Texas: Texas still pushing for 2025 five-star WR Dakorien Moore

Inside Texas: Commitment of Aaron Butler completes four-man wide receiver class for Texas

Inside Texas: Grading Texas’ 2024 offensive recruiting class based on filling needs

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Associated Press: AP college basketball poll (Dec. 25): Oklahoma, Baylor drop out of top 10; Texas slides

Frogs O’ War: Monday Morning Point Guard: Uneven tournament performance leads to lineup change

Frogs O’ War: Men’s Basketball: TCU falls to Nevada in semifinal round of Diamond Head Classic

Rock Chalk Talk: Bowl Game Preview: UNLV

Black & Gold Banneret: Knight Class: Georgia Tech 30, UCF 17

Vanquish The Foe: BYU football Early Signing Period recap

WHAT WE’RE READING

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NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND

  • Texas men’s basketball beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi this past Friday.