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Texas Loses Isaiah Taylor For Several Weeks With Wrist Injury

Nov 21, 2014 12:14 PM

Isaiah Taylor will be out for several games with an injured wrirst.

Taylor received X-rays following the game, but Texas' medical staff will seek additional tests in Austin to see if there is a fracture.

"It looks like he's going to be out for several weeks," one source said, "but it's not season-ending."

Taylor is one of the top point guards in the country and averaged 12.7 points and four assists last season as a freshman. 

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Myles Turner Commits To Texas

Apr 30, 2014 4:20 PM

Myles Turner has committed to Texas.

Turner is a top-five prospect in the 2014 incoming class and also considered Kansas.

Rick Barnes' assistant coach Chris Ogden led the recruitment process for Texas to land Turner.

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Ejim, Wiggins, Embiid, Smart Headline Big 12 Awards

Mar 9, 2014 5:25 PM

Melvin Ejim of Iowa State has been named Big 12 Player of the Year.

Ejim was joined on the All-Big 12 First Team by Marcus Smart, Andrew Wiggins, Juwan Staten and DeAndre Kane.

On the All-Big 12 Second Team are Markel Brown, Joel Embiid, Marcus oster, Buddy Hield and Jonathan Holmes.

Embiid was also named Defensive Player of the Year, while Wiggins received Freshman of the Year honors.

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Myles Turner To Take Official Visits To Ohio State, Ok. St. Kansas, Duke, Texas

Feb 26, 2014 5:28 PM

Myles Turner will take official visits to Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Kansas, Duke and Texas.

Turner is rated as the second best prospect in the incoming class of 2014.

Turner is an athletic, 6-11 center out of Texas.

Turner has also had SMU as a 'dark horse'.

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Michigan State, UNC, Florida, Texas To Play Three-City Barnstorming Tour In 2018

Feb 12, 2014 2:11 PM

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has devised a four-team barnstorming event that will include three games over an eight-day period.

Michigan State, North Carolina, Florida and Texas have agreed to play three games, one each in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles while traveling together on a single chartered airplane in December of 2018.

Hollis said each of the four teams will get a home game against an opponent to be determined later to make this a four-game event and qualify as a multi-team event.

"So many of these kids know each other from AAU and everything else that we felt this would be a great way to travel," Hollis said. "I worked with (ADs) Steve Patterson at Texas, Jeremy Foley at Florida and Bubba Cunnningham at North Carolina on this. They and the head coaches are all excited about the opportunity for the student-athletes."

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