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.

January 21, 1928

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Rice 1928

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Rice 37-27 at UT Men's Gym in Austin, Texas.

January 21, 1933

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas A&M 1933

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Texas A&M 38-31 at College Station, Texas.

January 21, 1936

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Olsen's Swedes 1936

Olsen's Swedes beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 29-311 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

January 21, 1980

Troy Dumais is Born

Olympic diver Troy Dumais is born in Ventura, California.

January 21, 1998

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Nebraska 1998

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Nebraska 105-91 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

January 21, 2004

Women's Basketball: Oklahoma State versus Texas 2004

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Oklahoma State 67-45.

January 21, 2005

Men's Track & Field: Leonard Hilton Memorial 2005

The #5 Texas men's track & field team finishes 2nd at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a total points of 108.

January 21, 2005

Women's Track & Field: Leonard Hilton Memorial Meet 2005

The #5 Texas women's track & field team finishes 2nd at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a total points of 92.

January 21, 2006

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Baylor 2006

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Baylor 66-47 at Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

January 21, 2006

Women's Tennis: Texas at Arizona State 2006

#26 Arizona State beats #3 Texas in tennis 1-6.

January 21, 2007

Women's Basketball: Texas A&M versus Texas 2007

The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Texas A&M 64-45.

January 21, 2007

Men's Tennis: Texas at SMU 2007

#12 Texas beats #39 SMU in tennis 5-2.

January 21, 2008

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Oklahoma State 2008

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Oklahoma State 63-61 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

January 21, 2008

Rooster Andrews Dies

William E. "Rooster" Andrews, football water boy who was promoted to kicker, dies in Austin, Texas.

January 21, 2009

Shane Dronett Commits Suicide

Defensive lineman Shane Dronett kills himself with a gun in Duluth, Georgia. After his death, Dronett's brain is tested at Boston University School of Medicine's Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. Scientists determine that Dronett suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease associated with repeated head trauma.

January 21, 2011

Herb Gray Passes Away

All-American lineman and Canadian football star Herb Gray dies in San Antonio, Texas.

January 21, 2012

Women's Basketball: Texas at Oklahoma 2012

Oklahoma beats Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team 67-73.

January 21, 2012

Women's Tennis: North Carolina versus Texas 2012

#21 Texas beats #4 North Carolina in tennis 4-3.

January 21, 2013

Men's Basketball: Texas at Oklahoma 2013

Oklahoma beats Texas Longhorns men's basketball team 67-73 at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma.


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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