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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.

January 30, 1890

LJ Jordan is Born

Offensive guard and Texas' first All-American Louis John Jordan is born in Fredericksburg, Texas.

January 30, 1926

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Baylor 1926

Baylor beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 22-29 at UT Men's Gym in Austin, Texas.

January 30, 1928

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Baylor 1928

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Baylor 57-36 at UT Men's Gym in Austin, Texas.

January 30, 1937

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Olsen\'s Swedes 1937

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Olsen's Swedes 35-29 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

January 30, 1973

Jerry Sisemore is Drafted

Offensive lineman Jerry Sisemore is the third pick in the 1973 NFL Draft, being chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles.

January 30, 1978

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Houston 1978

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Houston 73-72 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

January 30, 1984

Aaron Harris is Born

Linebacker Aaron Harris is born in Dallas, Texas.

January 30, 2001

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas A&M 2001

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Texas A&M 81-61 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

January 30, 2002

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Kansas State 2002

Kansas State beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 70-71 at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas.

January 30, 2002

Women's Basketball: Kansas State versus Texas 2002

Kansas State beats Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team 76-80.

January 30, 2008

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas A&M 2008

Texas A&M beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 63-80 at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas.

January 30, 2008

Women's Basketball: Texas at Baylor Lady Bears 2008

Baylor Lady Bears beats Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team 60-61.

January 30, 2009

Men's Swimming & Diving: Arizona versus Texas 2009

#3 Arizona beats #1 Texas in swimming & diving 83-103.

January 30, 2009

Women's Swimming & Diving: Arizona versus Texas 2009

#3 Texas beats #2 Arizona in swimming & diving 107-77.

January 30, 2010

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Baylor 2010

Baylor beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 77-80 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX.

January 30, 2010

Baseball: UT Alumni versus Texas 2010

Texas beats UT Alumni in baseball 3-0.

January 30, 2010

Men's Swimming & Diving: Texas at Arizona 2010

#3 Arizona beats #1 Texas in swimming & diving 171-181.

January 30, 2010

Women's Swimming & Diving: Texas at Arizona 2010

#2 Arizona beats #3 Texas in swimming & diving 152-201.

January 30, 2010

Men's Tennis: Middle Tennessee State versus Texas 2010

#8 Texas beats Middle Tennessee State in tennis 4-0.

January 30, 2010

Women's Tennis: TCU versus Texas 2010

#27 TCU beats #30 Texas in tennis 3-4.

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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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