Pomeroy: Horns are most underrated

February, 20, 2012
2/20/12
1:16
PM ET

Ken Pomeroy wrote about the Texas basketball team Insider for ESPN Insider today. He says the Longhorns "might be stronger than it appears and capable of some noteworthy wins in the latter stages of this season."

Texas is the kind of team you can't understand until you look at its losses. The Longhorns' chances at home against Kansas and Missouri came down to the last possession. Road games against Baylor, Kansas State and Iowa State weren't decided until the final minute. We might think of Texas differently had things gone slightly different in the final minute or two of any of those games, but especially the three-point loss to Kansas and a one-point loss to Missouri.


Pomeroy gives three reasons why the Longhorns aren't receiving national respect:
  • They have an ugly offense
  • The Longhorns are inexperienced
  • Texas has no size
Read the entire article here. Insider

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN Films Presents: Nixon's National Champs - Nixon vs. Paterno
In 1969, Joe Paterno thought a National Championship was on the horizon, but President Richard Nixon was standing in his way. Nixon's National Champs premieres Sunday December 28th at 10:30pm ET on ESPN.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

BIG 12 SCOREBOARD

Saturday, 12/20
Monday, 12/22
Tuesday, 12/23
Wednesday, 12/24
Friday, 12/26
Saturday, 12/27
Monday, 12/29
Tuesday, 12/30
Wednesday, 12/31
Thursday, 1/1
Friday, 1/2
Saturday, 1/3
Sunday, 1/4
Monday, 1/12