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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: ESPN FPI projects a win for Texas over Texas Tech

According to ESPN’s FPI, the Texas Longhorns are projected to have a nearly 78 percent change of beating the Texas Tech Red Raiders at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium this weekend. WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS. Austin American-Statesman: Texas’ DeMarvion Overshown’s NIL decisions highlight family priorities. Austin American-Statesman:...
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A Conversation with Chris Beard

In 2019, coach Chris Beard led the Texas Tech Red Raiders on a thrilling title run that culminated in a nail-biting overtime defeat in the championship game. A historic achievement in Lubbock, Beard was rewarded with AP National Coach of the Year honors and public recognition for his place among the college greats. Two years later, the Irving, Texas, native shocked the sports world by decamping to his alma mater on the Forty Acres. On the cusp of launching a new era in Longhorn basketball, Beard sat down to discuss his undergrad days, country music legends, and the (largely) misunderstood Bobby Knight.
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In Loving Memory of Harlan E. Thompson: 1945-2021

Harlan Eugene Thompson (known as Harnie or Harn by a number of childhood friends and family), of Cedar Park, Texas, passed away on Sept. 18 at the age of 76. He was born on May 10, 1945 in Aberdeen, Washington, to Lois Irwin, and was raised by the man he called dad, Marshall Thompson.

Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph Gets Personal at his Latest Restaurant, Canje

Like most 18-year-olds, Tavel Bristol-Joseph didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life. After navigating a difficult childhood, in which his troubled father died at an early age, simply discovering who he was consumed most of his headspace. “That’s how crazy my life was,” he says. “I didn’t have time to sit back and figure out what I wanted to be. It was just, I’m going to be whatever I can be.” The only thing that was apparent to him at the time was his strengths in two very different endeavors: cooking and basketball.

Texas State men’s basketball to hold informational meeting for tryouts

SAN MARCOS Texas — The Texas State men's basketball program will conduct an informational meeting for tryouts on Monday, Sept. 27 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 210G of the University Events Center (UEC). To be eligible for tryouts, one must be a full-time student — minimum 12 hours during the...
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Texas State Men's Basketball unveils 2021-22 regular season schedule

Texas State men’s basketball released their full schedule for the 2021-22 season on Tuesday, featuring 14 games at home, 14 on the road and one non-conference tournament. “What we tried to do is try to prepare ourselves for a tough conference. The Sun Belt is always going to be a gauntlet of a conference and I think this schedule definitely does that,” head coach Terrence Johnson said in a statement. “We have a variety of different playing styles and well-coached teams that I know are going to be prepared. There's also a certain level of physicality that accompanies this schedule and that's going to help (us) prepare for our conference.”

Ten former Longhorns to be inducted to UT Hall of Honor

AUSTIN, Texas — Ten former University of Texas student-athletes will be inducted into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor in October. The 2021 class will be be recognized alongside the 14 selections who were previously announced as the Class of 2020. The induction ceremony will be held on Friday, Oct. 15.