This week from the Cowboys and Texas College Hoops
🎓🏀WBB: Our Texas teams continue to dominate the women’s tourney in San Antonio, with three schools heading to the Sweet Sixteen. No. 2 seeds Baylor and Texas A&M, along with No. 6 Texas advanced through the first two rounds, with Baylor notably winning their first two games by 49 and 42 points. The defending champs came to play.
- The Bears will face a scrappy No. 6 Michigan squad on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT, while Texas A&M — fresh off their second round finish — will take on No. 3 Arizona this Saturday at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT.
- And, after defeating No. 3 UCLA to earn their 16th round of 16 appearance (how sweet!), Texas will face No. 2 Maryland on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. Keep the upsets coming.
MBB: On the men’s side, No. 1 Baylor is the only local favorite remaining, but the Bears are looking sharp. After two commanding wins, highlighted by Texan scoring 17 points off the bench, they’ll face No. 5 Villanova on Saturday at 5:15 p.m. ET/4:15 p.m. CT. Elite Eight, we’re coming for you.
🏈Cowboys: The ’Boys made some more defense-focused free agency moves yesterday, signing former Detroit Lions safety Jayron Kearse hours after they informed defensive end Aldon Smith they wouldn’t be re-signing him. Smith says goodbye and .
- But the most notable news from yesterday wasn’t a signing. Free agent safety Malik Hooker, who last played with the Indianapolis Colts, visited with the Cowboys and quickly to share his satisfaction with the meeting.