Inside the Gameplan: Tech on Turkey Day

Patrick Mahomes. (Justin Wells/IT)

With only four wins in the standings and two games left on the schedule, Texas has to be all-in to doing whatever it takes to win these final two games on the schedule. Under Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech is generally the team that looks to play the spoiler at this time of year, though not typically for the Longhorns, and they’ll be coming in to DKR looking for their seventh win of the year.

Hoops Preview: Texas A&M

Cam Ridley. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Two years ago, Houston transfer Danuel House wanted to come to Texas. He had wanted to come to Texas straight out of high school, but that didn’t happen. Then he wanted to come to Texas after leaving the Cougar program, but that didn’t happen.

Seniors, Tech, and a youthful 2-deep

Dylan Haines. (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Put an asterisk next to Senior Day this Thursday at DKR: Texas will have as many freshmen in the 2-Deep (13) against Texas Tech as upperclassmen completing their eligibility. That’s why the fan base, presumably, is looking beyond another disappointing season toward a make-or-break 2016 campaign for Charlie Strong.

Texas tops A&M-CC, 67-56

Isaiah Taylor. (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Shaka Smart and his jet-setting Longhorns, between trips to China and the Bahamas, used its Saturday layover in Austin for a tougher-than-expected 67-56 home-opening win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.