Texas Longhorns guard Sug Sutton has been a catalyst for Texas in the early part of the season. [RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Texas women survive late flurry to beat Iowa State

Posted January 12th, 2019

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Sug Sutton had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Joyner Holmes had a big block as the No. 11 Texas women survived two missed shots in the closing seconds to edge No. 20 Iowa State 64-62 Saturday in Ames, Iowa.

The Longhorns (14-2, 4-0 Big 12), who have won seven straight, used a 15-0 run in the third quarter to build a double-digit lead. The Cyclones rallied from 10 down in the fourth and had a chance to tie or win it at the end.

Iowa State made it a two-point game with 44 seconds left and then forced Texas into a shot-clock violation with 13.3 seconds to play. After a couple of timeouts, Holmes blocked a layup attempt by Alexa Middleton with 5 seconds to go. The Cyclones got the rebound, but Bridget Carleton’s 15-footer was off the mark as time ran out.

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Danni Williams and Jatarie White each scored 10 points for the Longhorns. Holmes finished with eight points on 4 of 6 shooting and seven rebounds. White also had seven rebounds to tie for second on the team.

Carleton led Iowa State (13-3, 3-1) with 20 points and Kristin Scott had 15, and both had nine rebounds.

Texas shot 51 percent but had 17 turnovers. Iowa State shot just 34 percent with eight turnovers.

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