Shaka Smart knew his team desperately needed an injection of energy after a slow start against Eastern Ilinois. Elijah Mitrou-Long provided that when he checked back in the game with 4:15 left in the first half.
It’s a different dynamic for a team that’s benefited from the luxury of playing with two future NBA lottery picks for the last two seasons. Without a player like Bamba or Allen, the Longhorns are shifting into a team grounded in teamwork and cohesion even more so than last season.
Texas men’s swimming took no prisoners against the No. 12 Texas A&M Aggies on Friday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, coming away with a 180-113 victory led by Drew Kibler and John Shebat.