Texas Longhorns

Texas Longhorns vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

The Texas Longhorns and the Vanderbilt Commodores face off on Monday Night in college basketball action. The Longhorns are -7 point favorites over the Commodores. The Texas Longhorns enter this game at 6-1 on the season but they have a brutal schedule ahead even before they hit Big 12 play. With games against North Carolina, Michigan State, and Temple in the next two weeks UT will be battle tested for conference play. Jonathan Holmes is averaging 13.3 points and 6.7 rebounds to lead the Longhorns. Demarcus Holland is averaging 12 points and 6.1 rebounds, Javan Felix is averaging 10.9 points, and Isaiah Taylor is averaging 10.4 points. Texas is averaging 78.9 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.6 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Texas’ schedule projects to be the 14th ranked schedule in the country this season. The Vanderbilt Commodores are Read More

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Texas Longhorns

The Georgetown Hoyas and the Texas Longhorns meet on the hardwood on Tuesday in Madison Square Garden in the Jimmy V. Classic. The Hoyas are -4.5 point favorites over the Longhorns with an over/under point total set at 117. The Georgetown Hoyas are off to a 5-1 start to the season and John Thompson III’s team is nationally ranked. Georgetown has played solid basketball thus far with their one loss coming to number one ranked Indiana by 10. As a team Georgetown is averaging 64.7 points, 13.8 assists, and they are shooting 48.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 58.7 points, 11.3 assists, and their opponents are shooting 38.7 percent. Greg Whittington is averaging 12.7 points and 8.7 rebounds, Markel Starks is averaging 12.3 points, Otto Porter is averaging 11.6 points and 7.4 rebounds, and Mikael Hopkins is averaging 10.7 points. Georgetown doesn’t look to face too many stiff tests Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. Iowa St. Cyclones

The Texas Longhorns and the Iowa State Cyclones face off on Saturday in Austin in a Big 12 college football match up.  The Longhorns are -9.5 point favorites over the Cyclones. The Texas Longhorns have won three games in a row and while it few weeks back their season looked to be getting away from them with back to back losses to Oklahoma and WVU, they have rebounded and have a chance to finish strong. David Ash has gone the bulk of the way at QB for the Longhorns and he has completed 67.8 percent of his passes for 15 touchdowns and five interceptions. Jonathan Gray is averaging 5.3 yards per carry and has scored once and Joe Bergeron has averaged 4.5 yards per carry and has scored 16 touchdowns. Mike Davis has 38 catches and six touchdowns, Jaxon Shipley has 32 catches and five touchdowns, and Marquise Goodwin has Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. Baylor Bears

The Texas Longhorns and the Baylor Bears face off on Saturday as they both look to bounce back from disappointing one sided Big 12 losses.  The Longhorns are -13 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 55. The Texas Longhorns were thinking they were back on the college football roadmap but back to back losses have them looking to regain their footing. QB David Ash was injured last week against Oklahoma and he has completed 71.9 percent of his passes with 11 touchdowns and three interceptions and if he is unable to go it will be Case McCoy who has completed 62.5 percent of his passes with three touchdowns in limited action. Joe Bergeron is averaging 4.1 yards per carry and he has nine touchdowns and Johnathan Gray is averaging 4.7 yards per carry. Mike Davis leads the Texas receivers with 24 catches and three Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. Cincinnati Bearcats

The Cincinnati Bearcats and the Texas Longhorns battle it out on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Bearcats are -2.5 point favorites over the Longhorns with an over/under point total set at 130. The Cincinnati Bearcats got a signature win in the Big East Tournament this year knocking off Syracuse but despite losing to Louisville in their next game Mick Cronin’s team is brimming with confidence heading into March Madness. Cincinnati is 12-4 in out of conference games, 3-1 in neutral site games, and they played the 73rd ranked schedule in the country. Sean Kilpatrick is averaging 14.3 points and 4.6 rebounds, Dion Dixon is averaging 13.1 points, Yancy Gates is averaging 12.4 points and 9.2 rebounds, and Cashmere Wright is averaging 10.9 points and 4.6 assists. As a tea the Bearcats are averaging 68.5 points and they are shooting 42 percent while defensively they are Read More

California Golden Bears vs. Texas Longhorns

The California Golden Bears and the Texas Longhorns meet on Wednesday in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl.  The Longhorns are -3 point favorites over the Longhorns with an over/under point total set at 47.5. There wasn’t much of an expectation this year for the California Golden Bears but as has been so often the case Jeff Tedford has taken his team to yet another bowl appearance.  Cal won three of their last four games and while only one of those was against a bowl team, Arizona State, they won all of those games decisively. Zach Maynard has completed 57.1 percent of his passes for 2,806 yards with 17 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Isi Sofele is one of the more under rated running backs around as he averages 5.5 yards per carry for 1,266 yards and nine touchdowns. Keenan Allen has 89 catches for 1,261 yards and six touchdowns and Marvin Read More

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Texas Longhorns

The North Carolina Tar Heels host the Texas Longhorns in Wednesday Night’s featured college basketball action.  The Tar Heels are -12 point favorites over Longhorns with an over/under point total set at 153. The North Carolina Tar Heels play their third game in five days as Roy Williams team gets ready for a week break from the action before they hit the heart of their schedule. UNC has won four games in a row and have won all seven games at home this season though they are 2-2 against teams ranked in the top 25. Harrison Barnes is averaging 16.1 points per game, John Henson is averaging 14.5 points and 10.2 rebounds, and Tyler Zeller is averaging 14.5 points and 8.2 rebounds. As a team North Carolina is averaging 86.4 points, 19.5 assists, 44.9 offensive rebounds, and they are shooting 48.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. North Carolina St. Wolfpack

The NC State Wolfpack and the Texas Longhorns face off on Monday at East Rutherford, New Jersey for the Legends Classic.  The Longhorns are -2.5 point favorites over the Wolfpack. In the early going this Rick Barnes’ Texas Longhorns are putting up big numbers offensively but unfortunately they are allowing their opponents to put up big numbers as well. Texas won their first two games of the year before falling to Oregon State last time out. The Horns need to replace a bunch this season but J’Covan Brown is averaging 29.3 points per game, 5.3 rebounds, and 7.7 assists per game. Myck Kabongo is averaging 12.3 points per game, 4.0 rebounds per game, and 6.3 assists, Julien Lewis is averaging 12 points, and Jonathan Holmes is averaging 10 points per game. As a team Texas is averaging 92.3 points and they shoot 49.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 78.7 Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

The Texas Longhorns and the Texas Tech Red Raiders battle it out in Austin in a Big 12 College football match up.  The Longhorns are -12 point favorites over the Red Raiders with an over/under point total set at 62.5. The Texas Longhorns may not be among the top teams in the nation this year Mack Brown’s team is far better than the team the Horns fielded a year ago that failed to make a bowl game. After trying out a dual QB system Texas has settled with David Ash at QB and while he has more interceptions, five, than touchdown passes, three, the most important thing is Texas has a winning record. The Longhorns are loaded with talent in the backfield with Malcolm Brown, Joe Bergeron, and Fozzy Whittaker all capable of contributing quality time on the field. Jaxon Shipley is the Horns’ leading receiver with 33 catches and Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners

The Red River Rivalry is renewed as the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners meet at the Texas State Fair Grounds.  The Sooners are -9.5 point favorites over the Longhorns with an over/under point total set at 56.5. The Texas Longhorns are on a mission to erase the memories of last season, a season so bad the Longhorns uncharacteristically missed going to a bowl game. Case McCoy and David Ash are both playing QB for Texas this season as Mack Brown never could decide who his QB is this season but so far it has worked as the Horns are undefeated. For the season McCoy has completed 70.3 percent of his passes for 335 yards and two touchdowns while Ash has completed 68.4 percent of his passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns. Malcolm Brown has been the Longhorns primary ball carrier averaging 4.9 yards per carry for 327 yards Read More