Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

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 13, 1929

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Daniel Baker 1929

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Daniel Baker 36-18 at UT Men's Gym in Austin, Texas.

December 13, 1930

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Centenary 1930

Centenary beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 22-54 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

December 13, 1932

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Southwest Texas State 1932

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Southwest Texas State 49-13 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

December 13, 1934

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Southwest Texas State 1934

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Southwest Texas State 47-23 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

December 13, 1935

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Southwest Texas State 1935

Southwest Texas State beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 33-35 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

December 13, 1985

Volleyball: Texas A&M versus Texas 1985

Texas beats #18 Texas A&M in volleyball 15-6, 15-8, 15-3.

December 13, 1986

Volleyball: LSU versus Texas 1986

Texas beats #16 LSU in volleyball 15-3, 15-11, 15-13.

December 13, 1987

Susana Escobar is Born

Olympic swimmer Susana Escobar is born in Guanajuato, Mexico.

December 13, 1987

Susana Escobar is Born

Olympic swimmer Susana Escobar is born in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico.

December 13, 1991

Volleyball: Florida versus Texas 1991

#10 Florida beats Texas in Volleyball 15-3, 10-15, 9-15, 5-15.

December 13, 2005

Huff, Scott, Wright and VY Named First-Team All-America

Safety Michael Huff, offensive tackle Jonathan Scott, defensive tackle Rodrique Wright, and quarterback Vince Young are were named first-team All-Americans by The Associated Press.

December 13, 2008

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas State 2008

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Texas State 81-73 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX.

December 13, 2008

Volleyball: Iowa State versus Texas 2008

Texas beats Iowa State in volleyball 25-19, 25-19, 17-25, 25-12.

December 13, 2012

Volleyball: NCAA Championship Semifinals 2012

#3 Texas beats Michigan in the NCAA Championship semifinals in volleyball 25-11, 21-25, 23-25, 25-12, 15-11.


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.

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