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Sports Minute: New women's coach Schaefer answering a 'calling' to Texas

1 month 2 weeks 5 days ago Monday, April 06 2020 Apr 6, 2020 April 06, 2020 8:00 PM April 06, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By JIM VERTUNO
AP Sports Writer

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The decision to take over the Texas women's basketball program was profoundly personal for Vic Schaefer. He's leaving a Mississippi State program that's considered a national title contender next season. The 59-year-old Texas native returns to the city where he was born, went to college and launched his coaching career. Schaefer said Monday he plans to have the Longhorns competing for the national championship. Texas hasn't won the national title since 1986 under Hall of Fame coach Jody Conradt.

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