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When Texas basketball tips off its season, the Longhorns will do so with one of the most unique rosters in all of college basketball.

No recruited juniors. No recruited seniors. The Longhorns will be made up entirely of recruited sophomores and freshmen — junior Dean Melchionni was a walk-on — and yet Texas returns a wealth of experience. In Myck Kabongo, Sheldon McClellan, Julien Lewis, Jonathan Holmes and Jaylen Bond, Texas brings back five players who played at least 15 minutes per game last year. So here's the question: how...