Longhorn Network’s Spring Sports Coverage Begins February 11

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Longhorn Network’s Spring Sports Coverage Begins February 11

Longhorn Network (LHN), ESPN’s 24-hour network devoted to the University of Texas, will offer an expansive schedule of Texas baseball and softball, as well as coverage of the 2021 Texas Relays, tennis, and spring soccer and volleyball totaling over 85 live events beginning Thursday, February 11.

Texas Softball

First pitch for Texas softball on LHN begins February 11 with the seventh-ranked Longhorns hosting No. 3 Arizona at 6 p.m. CT to open the Texas Classic. Texas continues its strong opening weekend slate against No. 8 Alabama Friday afternoon (3:30 p.m.) and again on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m.

Notably, LHN will carry more than 40 games for the season and full weekend softball series for six Big 12 matchups – Texas Tech (April 1-3), Kansas (April 23-25) and No. 10 Oklahoma State (April 30-May 2).

Texas returns 15 total letterwinners from the 2020 squad that finished the COVID-19 abbreviated campaign at 24-3 overall and No. 3 in the final ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 poll, and boasts a pair of preseason all-Americans in junior second baseman Janae Jefferson and junior utility player Lauren Burke.

Softball on Longhorn Network

Dates, times and matchups are subject to change  

Date Time (CT) Event Network
Thu, Feb. 11 6 p.m. No. 3 Arizona at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, Feb. 12 10:30 a.m. Colorado State vs No. 8 Alabama Longhorn Network
1 p.m. Colorado State vs Sam Houston State Longhorn Network
3:30 p.m. No. 8 Alabama at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
6 p.m. Sam Houston State vs No. 3 Arizona Longhorn Network
Sat, Feb. 13 10:30 a.m. Sam Houston State vs Colorado State Longhorn Network
3:30 p.m. Colorado State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
6 p.m. No. 8 Alabama at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
8:30 p.m. No. 3 Arizona vs  No. 7 Alabama Longhorn Network
10:30 p.m. Sam Houston State vs No. 3 Arizona* Longhorn Network
Sun, Feb. 14 10 a.m. Sam Houston State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
12:30 p.m. Colorado State vs No. 8 Alabama Longhorn Network
Wed, Feb. 17 6 p.m. North Texas at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, Feb. 26 1 p.m. Lamar at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
3:30 p.m. Lamar at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Feb. 27 10 a.m. No. 22 Mississippi State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
12:30 p.m. Houston vs No. 22 Mississippi State Longhorn Network
Sun, Feb. 28 10 a.m. UConn at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
12:30 p.m. Ole Miss at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Wed, March 10 6 p.m. Texas A&M Corpus Christi at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, March 13 1 p.m. Tarleton State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
3:30 p.m. Tarleton State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, March 19 6 p.m. New Mexico State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, March 20 Noon New Mexico State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
2:30 p.m. New Mexico State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Wed, March 24 6 p.m. Texas State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, March 26 1 p.m. South Dakota at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
10 p.m. Texas-San Antonio vs Texas-Arlington* Longhorn Network
Sat, March 27 1 a.m. South Dakota vs Texas-San Antonio* Longhorn Network
11 a.m. Texas-Arlington at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
8:30 p.m. Texas-San Antonio at No. 7 Texas* Longhorn Network
10:30 p.m. Texas-Arlington vs South Dakota* Longhorn Network
Sun, March 28 12 a.m. South Dakota vs Texas-San Antonio* Longhorn Network
10 a.m. South Dakota vs Texas-Arlington Longhorn Network
4 p.m. Texas-Arlington at No. 7 Texas* Longhorn Network
Thu, April 1 6 p.m. Texas Tech at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, April 2 6 p.m. Texas Tech at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, April 3 1 p.m. Texas Tech at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, April 23 6 p.m. Kansas at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, April 24 1 p.m. Kansas at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sun, April 25 Noon Kansas at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, April 30 4:30 p.m. No. 10 Oklahoma State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, May 1 Noon No. 10 Oklahoma State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Sun, May 2 Noon No. 10 Oklahoma State at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, May 7 6 p.m. No. 18 Baylor at No. 7 Texas Longhorn Network
*denotes tape-delayed airing

Texas Baseball

Longhorn Network, the home of Texas baseball, will televise more than 30 games this season. A dozen Big 12 matchups will air on LHN highlighted by three-game series against Oklahoma (March 26-28) Kansas State (April 9-11), No. 4 Texas Tech (April 30-May 2), and No. 22 West Virginia (May 20-22). Additionally, Game Plan with David Pierce will return in March.

Texas baseball, ranked No. 10 in the Preseason USA Today Coaches Top 25, was picked third in the Preseason Big 12 Baseball Coaches Poll, while redshirt sophomore pitcher Ty Madden was named Big 12 Preseason Co-Pitcher of the Year, redshirt senior outfielder Mike Antico was named Preseason Newcomer of the Year and freshman pitcher Tanner Witt was tabbed Preseason Freshman of the Year.

Baseball on Longhorn Network

Dates, times and matchups are subject to change

Date Time (CT) Event Network
Wed, Feb. 24 6:30 p.m. BYU at No. 10 Texas

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Thu, Feb. 25 6:30 p.m. BYU at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, Feb. 26 6:30 p.m. BYU at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, Feb. 27 2:30 p.m. BYU at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, March 2 6:30 p.m. Texas A&M – Corpus Christi at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, March 9 6:30 p.m. Sam Houston State at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, March 12 6:30 p.m. No. 20 South Carolina at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, March 13 6 p.m. No. 20 South Carolina at No. 10 Texas

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Sun, March 14 11 a.m. No. 20 South Carolina at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, March 16 6:30 p.m. Texas-Rio Grand Valley at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, March 23 6:30 p.m. Incarnate Word at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, March 26 7 p.m. Oklahoma at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, March 27 5:30 p.m. Oklahoma at No. 10 Texas

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Sun, March 28 1 p.m. Oklahoma at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, April 6 6:30 p.m. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at No. 10 Texas

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Wed, April 7 6:30 p.m. Stephen F Austin at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, April 9 6:30 p.m. Kansas State at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, April 10 2:30 p.m. Kansas State at No. 10 Texas

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Sun, April 11 1 p.m. Kansas State at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, April 13 6:30 p.m. Nevada at No. 10 Texas

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Wed, April 14 6:30 p.m. Nevada at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, April 16 6:30 p.m. Abilene Christian at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, April 17 2:30 p.m. Abilene Christian at No. 10 Texas

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Sun, April 18 1 p.m. Abilene Christian at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, April 27 6:30 p.m. Incarnate Word at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, April 30 7 p.m. No. 4 Texas Tech at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, May 1 2:30 p.m. No. 4 Texas Tech at No. 10 Texas

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Sun, May 2 2:30 p.m. No. 4 Texas Tech at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, May 4 6:30 p.m. Texas State at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, May 11 6:30 p.m. Texas Southern at No. 10 Texas

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Tue, May 18 6:30 p.m. Rice at No. 10 Texas

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Thu, May 20 6:30 p.m. No. 22 West Virginia at No. 10 Texas

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Fri, May 21 6:30 p.m. No. 22 West Virginia at No. 10 Texas

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Sat, May 22 2:30 p.m. No. 22 West Virginia at No. 10 Texas

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Olympic Sports

Longhorn Network will also feature several Texas teams in action this spring, including men’s and women’s tennis and spring games for Texas volleyball and soccer. In addition, LHN continues its wall-to-wall coverage of the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Texas volleyball returns to action ranked No. 2 in the nation and with an undefeated 14-0 record from the fall season, while Texas soccer enters the spring with a 4-5 mark.

Texas Spring Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball on Longhorn Network

Dates, times and matchups are subject to change  

Date Time (CT) Event Network
Wed, March 3 7 p.m. VB: No. 6 Baylor at No. 2 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, March 5 7 p.m. WS Texas State at Texas Longhorn Network
Mon, March 8 7 p.m. VB: Texas State at No. 2 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, March 19 11 a.m WT: No. 10 Oklahoma State at No. 3 Texas Longhorn Network
3 p.m. MT: No. 24 Arizona at No. 5 Texas Longhorn Network
Sun, March 21 Noon WT: Oklahoma at No. 3 Texas Longhorn Network
Wed, March 31 6 p.m. MT: No. 9 Texas A&M at No. 5 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, April 2 3 p.m. WT: Houston at No. 3 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, April 9 3 p.m. MT: Oklahoma at No. 5 Texas Longhorn Network
Thu, April 15 7 p.m. WS: No. 7 Arkansas at Texas Longhorn Network

About Longhorn Network

ESPN has a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour network dedicated to Texas athletics in partnership with UT and Learfield IMG College. Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by exclusive live events, original series, studio shows, and academic and cultural programming.

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