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 8, 1894Football: Texas at San Antonio 1894
Texas beats San Antonio in football 57-0.
December 8, 1904Wilmer Allison is Born
Amateur tennis champion Wilmer Allison is born in San Antonio, Texas.
December 8, 1914The SWC is Formed
At a formal meeting at the Rice Hotel in Houston, the Southwest Conference is officially formed.
December 08, 1932Men's Basketball: Texas versus Southwest Texas State 1932
The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Southwest Texas State 42-12 at San Marcos, Texas.
December 08, 1976Volleyball: USC versus Texas 1976
USC beats Texas in volleyball 1-15, 6-15.
December 08, 1976Volleyball: Arizona versus Texas 1976
Texas beats Arizona in volleyball 15-3, 3-15, 15-8.
December 08, 1984Volleyball: UCLA versus Texas 1984
#2 UCLA beats Texas in volleyball 17-15, 11-15, 13-15, 14-16.
December 08, 1989Volleyball: California versus Texas 1989
Texas beats #20 California in volleyball 15-11, 15-6, 15-10.
December 08, 1990Volleyball: LSU versus Texas 1990
#17 LSU beats Texas in volleyball 15-8, 15-4, 10-15, 11-15, 15-17.
December 08, 1995Volleyball: Texas at Florida 1995
Texas beats #4 Florida in Volleyball 9-15, 15-7, 15-8, 10-15, 15-13.
December 08, 2002Men's Basketball: Texas versus Notre Dame 2002
Notre Dame beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 92-98 at MCI Center in Washington, D.C.
December 08, 2005Women's Basketball: Stephen F. Austin versus Texas 2005
The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Stephen F. Austin 77-56.
December 08, 2006Volleyball: Wisconsin versus Texas 2006
Texas beats #10 Wisconsin in volleyball 30-19, 30-22, 30-12.
December 8, 2006North End of DKR is Demolished
Beginning the construction of the second northern deck of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, the north end of the stadium, one of its oldest portions, is demolished.
December 08, 2007Men's Basketball: Texas versus Rice 2007
The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Rice 80-54 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
December 08, 2007Women's Basketball: Texas at A&M-Corpus Christi 2007
The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats A&M-Corpus Christi 88-41.
December 08, 2007Volleyball: USC versus Texas 2007
#5 USC beats Texas in volleyball 25-30, 22-30, 26-30.
December 08, 2010Women's Basketball: Texas-Pan American versus Texas 2010
The Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team beats Texas-Pan American 112-59.
December 08, 2012Volleyball: NCAA Austin Regional Finals 2012
#3 Texas beats #6 USC in NCAA Austin Regional Finals in volleyball 25-19, 25-22, 25-14.
December 08, 2012Men's Basketball: UCLA versus Texas 2012
UCLA beats Texas Longhorns men's basketball team 63-65 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.« 1 of 2 »
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