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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas System regents have approved a two-year contract extension for Longhorns football coach Tom Herman. The deal comes after the first 10-win season at Texas in a decade. It extends Herman's guaranteed contract through 2023 and will pay him $6.5 million in 2022 and $6.75 million in the final year. Texas opens the 2019 season at home against Louisiana Tech on Aug. 31.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jensen Elliott threw six scoreless innings to help Oklahoma State defeat Baylor 5-0 in the Big 12 Tournament. He allowed just two hits and struck out four. Peyton Battenfield earned the save with three innings of one-hit relief for the third-seeded Cowboys.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah's dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in eight innings. He won a duel with Tech's Caleb Kilian, a first-team All-Big 12 selection. West Virginia advanced to the semifinals and needs just one more win to reach the title game.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU's tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed Oklahoma 15-3 in seven innings in the Big 12 Tournament. The Horned Frogs (30-25) will likely need to win out in Oklahoma City to reach the NCAA Tournament.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kansas rallied for four runs in the bottom of the 11th to stun Kansas State 15-14 and remain in the Big 12 Tournament. James Cosentino drilled a fly ball to the base of the center field wall to knock in the winning run for the Jayhawks, who trailed 14-11 entering the final frame.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship. Berque took over the program in March when former coach Michael Center was arrested in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. The Longhorns rallied behind Berque, who led the team to its first national championship
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