Women’s preview: No. 5 Texas vs. Arkansas

Posted December 19th, 2015


When: 1:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City



Radio: 104.9

Records: Texas, 9-0; Arkansas, 3-7

Probable starting lineups

24FAriel Atkins
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
30FBreanna StewartSr.6-419.38.6
3FMorgan TuckSr.6-29.31.9
33GKatie SamuelsonJr.5-911.23.3
11GKia NurseSoph.6-09.31.9
4GMoriah JeffersonSr.5-712.72.6

About Texas

The fifth-ranked Longhorns are coming off a 92-62 victory over Canisius on Wednesday. Texas shot a season-high 55.7 percent (34 of 61) from the field Wednesday and connected on eight three-pointers. … The .557 shooting percentage against Canisius was the highest for the Longhorns since they converted 62.1 percent of their shots against Texas Tech on Feb. 5, 2014. … Texas owns a 21-3 record all-time against Arkansas, its former Southwest Conference foe. In the teams’ most recent meeting, Texas posted a 67-50 victory on March 25, 2003, during NCAA tournament.

About Arkansas

After winning their first two games, the Lady Razorbacks have lost seven of their past eight. Their most recent setback was a 63-57 loss at Butler. Alecia Cooley scored 19 points and Jessica Jackson added 17 in the defeat. … Second-year coach Jimmy Dykes was 18-14 in his first season at Arkansas. … Arkansas has matched or out-rebounded eight of its 10 opponents this season, and the Lady Hogs rank 51st nationally in rebounding margin, averaging 7.8 more boards per game than their opponents.



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