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Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Investigators: No evidence of cheating in UT basketball

An investigation commissioned by UT-Austin has found "no evidence" of academic cheating by its basketball players. The NCAA has also decided not to pursue punishment.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Amid cheating allegations, UT launches broad inquiry into athletes

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a broad investigation into the academics of its athletes after allegations that three of its basketball players cheated in recent years.

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

What about Texas?

Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes has built such an attractive program that he can recruit players who are too good to hang around. Does that mean Texas can't win a national championship? It has to happen...