Jeff Haley writes about basketball and Twitter for Burnt Orange Nation, a blog about Texas Longhorns athletics, and operates the website hoop-math.com, which presents unusual college basketball statistics derived from play-by-play data. His writing has also appeared in College Basketball Prospectus 2012-2013, at ESPN Insider, at SBNation.com, and at TeamRankings.com. Jeff is a Texas alumnus, and received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota. He lives with his wife and two dogs in Cincinnati, OH, where he makes his living working in research and development for a chemical company.
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Inside the numbers considers the effect of Myck Kabongo's return on Texas' shot distribution, and looks back at the games of the last week.
The Big East-leading Hoyas have won seven games in a row thanks in large part to a suffocating defense that makes opponents' lives miserable.
This week we look at the Texas defense during conference play, recap the game against Oklahoma State, and consider Myck Kabongo's return.
Inside the numbers evaluates the games this week, and considers what the Texas post season may look like.
The Longhorns go on the road to face the West Virginia Mountaineers. The game starts at 8 PM central, and airs on ESPN.
After being blown out by Kansas State, the Texas Longhorns return home to regroup. They face TCU, currently in last place in the Big 12 with a 0-7 conference record. JC at Barking Carnival has d...
Texas offensive coordinator Major Applewhite had an inappropriate consensual relationship with a student in 2009, while on a trip to the Fiesta Bowl.
In April of 2011, I was siting at home with a weekend to kill. I had just resigned a job and was waiting for a new one to start. My wife was out of town and I didn't have much going on, so I...
In the first six Big 12 games Texas' defense is less impressive, and Texas' turnover problems have vanished.
Texas and Texas Tech square off in Austin tonight. The game is on the Longhorn Network, and starts at 7 PM central.
Despite a fine performance by Sheldon McClellan, the Texas Longhorns fell to Oklahoma, 73-67, leaving the 'Horns winless in Big 12 play after the worst conference start in the tenure of Rick Barnes.
Texas faces West Virginia at the Erwin Center. The game starts at 8 PM central, and will be broadcast on ESPN2.
Texas lost to Baylor, but Javan Felix played the game of his young life. The freshman point guard scored 26 points and dished nine assists, but neither one of those were the most significant...
Big 12 play tips off for the Longhorns in Waco at 1 PM central time. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.
This week's inside the numbers looks at the Texas offense, looks back at the Rice game, and mocks a few of my Big 12 preseason predictions.
The Texas Longhorns face the Rice Owls. The game starts at 1:00 PM central time, and will be broadcast on the Longhorn Network.
The Michigan State Spartans beat the Texas Longhorns, 65-56. Senior center Derrick Nix scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, leading Tom Izzo's squad to victory over the visiting Horns. ...
Let's lay out the facts as we understand them, based on the information that has been reported. Myck Kabongo apparently traveled to Cleveland and did a workout with a professional trainer, and...
The first month of the college hoops season is finished. Let's check in with the teams of the Big 12.
This week's inside the numbers looks at Texas' loss to UCLA and the shooting struggles of Javan Felix and Jonathan Holmes.
With an eight point lead and three minutes to play, Texas simply had to play solid basketball the rest of the way. It didn't happen. Let's look at those final three minutes to see why.