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What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

December 20, 1930

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Oklahoma 1930

Oklahoma beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

December 20, 1934

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Southwest Texas State 1934

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Southwest Texas State 38-26 at San Marcos, Texas.

December 20, 1935

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Sam Houston State 1935

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Sam Houston State 23-20 at Huntsville, Texas.

December 20, 1977

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Oklahoma City 1977

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Oklahoma City 88-71 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

December 20, 1981

Good Roy is Born

Wide receiver Roy Williams is born in Odessa, Texas.

December 20, 1981

Royal Ivey is Born

Basketball guard Royal Ivey is born in Harlem, New York.

December 20, 1983

Justin Blalock is Born

Consensus All-American offensive tackle Justin Blalock is born in Dallas, Texas.

December 20, 1990

Dax Hill is Born

Freestyle swimmer Dax Hill is born in Lewisville, Texas.

December 20, 1997

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Illinois 1997

Illinois beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 80-105 at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Illinois.

December 20, 2000

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Houston 2000

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Houston 71-60 at Hofheinz Pavilion in Houston, Texas.

December 20, 2003

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Duke 2003

Duke beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 61-89 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.

December 20, 2003

Women's Basketball: Georgia versus Texas 2003

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Georgia 71-58.

December 20, 2006

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Arkansas 2006

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Arkansas 80-76 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

December 20, 2007

Women's Basketball: Texas at Arizona State 2007

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Arizona State 62-51.

December 20, 2008

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Michigan State 2008

Michigan State beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 67-63 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX.

December 20, 2009

Women's Basketball: Texas Southern versus Texas 2009

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Texas Southern 91-42.

December 20, 2010

Women's Basketball: South Florida versus Texas 2010

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats South Florida 83-65.

December 20, 2011

Women's Basketball: Grambling State versus Texas 2011

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Grambling State 91-38.

December 20, 2012

Women's Basketball: Cornell versus Texas 2013

#20 Texas Longhorns women's basketball team beats Cornell 53-40 at Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.


I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

This information is provided by the History Collection WordPress Plugin, a WordPress plugin that I have created.

Written by Brian Combs

July 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm

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