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Ron Baxter

Ron Baxter is a former basketball forward who played for the University of Texas Men's Basketball team from 1977 to 1980 and helped lead the Longhorns to the 1978 NIT Championship. He referees basketball at Brushy Creek Community Center. Ron's son Paul Baxter is now a freshman on the Sam Houston State University basketball team.


  • Southwest Conference Player of the Year in 1980 [1]
  • Three-time first-team All-Southwest Conference pick (1978–1980)
  • Voted team MVP in 1977 and 1980
  • Member of the 1978 NIT Championship team
  • Averaged double-digits in scoring in each of his four years
  • Fourth in UT history in career points (1,897) and rebounds (919)
  • Third in school history with 40 career doubles-doubles
  • Inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Honor in 2001

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  • College statistics

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