Texas lands transfer Tre Mitchell from UMass

Texas landed one of the top available mid-major transfers of the offseason when Massachusetts big man Tre Mitchell committed to the Longhorns on Tuesday.”What’s that thing y’all say??? Hook em,” Mitchell tweeted to announce his commitment.Mitchell is a rising junior with three years of NCAA eligibility remaining.Mitchell averaged 18.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.2 steals per contest in 13 games last season. In 2019-20, he won Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year after finishing with 17.7 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game.The Longhorns brought in coach Chris Beard from Texas Tech to replace Shaka Smart, who left for the same position at Marquette this spring.