Texas forward Jatarie White (40) grabs a rebound over Duquesne guard Kadri-Ann Lass (42) during an NCAA women's basketball game in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball preview: Texas vs. UTSA

Last year UT beat the Roadrunners 120-70

Posted November 27th, 2018

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  • Texas vs. Mississippi State on Sunday will be game with two Top 10 teams

No. 10 Texas vs. UTSA

11 a.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center

LHN, 105.3 FM

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Records: UTSA is 3-4, Texas 6-0

The series: Texas leads 8-0

TEXAS

No.   Pos.   Player                        Class    Ht..   PPG.   RPG.

12     F       Jada Underwood        Jr.          6-0       5.5       5.3

40     C       Jatarie White             Sr.          6-4      12.5      6.3

1       G       Sug Sutton                 Jr.          5-8       9.5       5.7

31     G       Audrey Warren          Fr.         5-9       7.3       4.0

4       G       Danni Williams         Gr.       5-10       7.3       4.3

About the Longhorns: Sutton was the MVP of the Gulf Coast Showcase after scoring a career-high 17 points in a 72-54 victory over Fordham in the championship game in Estero, Fla. Warren started her first game for the Longhorns, replacing injured senior Lashann Higgs (torn ACL). She contributed 7 points and 4 rebounds. … About 7,500 students from 65 schools from Austin and San Antonio between grades 4-7 for the annual Forty Acres Field Trip. Former Longhorn Brooke McCarty has signed to play pro basketball for a team in Kotka, Finland.

UTSA

No.   Pos.   Player                         Class          Ht.      PPG.    RPG

21   F    Marie Benson                      Jr.             6-1       17.0      9.7

23   F    Tija Hawkins                       Jr.             6-1       10.0      6.3

20   F    Kourtney Kekec                   Sr.           5-10        2.1      5.0

11   G    Ryann Stearns                     Fr.            5-9         9.6      4.4

34   G    Karrington Donald             So.            6-0         8.0      2.6

About the Roadrunners: UTSA, a member of Conference USA, is coming off a 66-59 victory over Weber State Sunday in San Antonio. Stearns led the way with 16 points, her third double-figure scoring game of the young season. … Donald and Hawkins scored 12 apiece as the Roadrunners broke a two-game losing streak. … UTSA finished 9-21 last year. That included a 120-70 loss to Texas in Austin. … The next game will be next Wednesday against Utah State at the Convocation Center in San Antonio.

 

Rick Cantu

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