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Longhorns embrace top 10 challenges ahead

Two weeks ago, Texas coach Shaka Smart coined “do your job week” for his Longhorn players. While Smart won’t address it directly, Texas can …

Texas head coach Shaka Smart calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

Texas holds on to beat Oklahoma State

Last season, Texas lost to Oklahoma State in overtime after Isaiah Taylor missed a free throw with three seconds remaining in regulation.

Texas guard Javan Felix (3) drives the ball against Matt Thomas (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 94-91. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

Longhorns beat Iowa State in overtime

Texas coach Shaka Smart insists his players maintain an acceptable level of spirit and a strong attitude while enduring adversity.