Texas guard Joyner Holmes scored 22 points in Saturday's victory over Kansas. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Women’s preview: No. 15 Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Horns beat OSU 60-51 last month in Austin

Posted February 11th, 2019

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  • Texas drops one spot to No. 15 in this week's AP Top 25 poll

No. 15 Texas at Oklahoma State

7 p.m. Tuesday, Stillwater, Okla., 105.3, Fox Sports Southwest Plus

Records: Texas 19-5, 9-3; OSU 13-9, 4-7

The series: Texas leads 35-15. Texas beat OSU 60-51 last month in Austin.

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Texas’ starting lineup

Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg

Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 11.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg

Destiny Littleton (G, 5-9, So.) — 9.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg

Sug Sutton (G, 5-8, Jr.) — 12.8 ppg, 5.2 rpg

Danni Williams (G, 5-10, Grad) — 10.8 ppg, 4.8 rpg

About the Longhorns: Texas is coming off a 91-73 victory over Kansas on Saturday. Holmes matched her career high of 22 points in the victory. … Texas is seeking its 20th win of the season, which would make it the 36th time in 45 years, It also would give Texas its sixth consecutive 20-win season, the first time that has occurred since the six-year period between the 1999-00 season and the 2004-05 campaign. … During Big 12 play, Sutton — who was named one of 10 semifinalists on Monday for the Nancy Lieberman Point Guard of the Year Award — is the only player in the conference to rank in the top 10 in points per game (14.9), assists per game (5.3) and field-goal percentage (52.3).

Oklahoma State’s starting lineup

Vivian Gray (F, 6-1, So.) — 12.2 ppg, 7.3 rpg

Latashia Jones (F, 6-2 Sr.) — 15.4 ppg, 7.3 rpg

Kassidy De Lapp (C, 6-3, Fr.) — 10.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg

Braxtin Miller (G, 5-10, So.) — 6.7 ppg, 4.1 rpg

Ja’Mee Asberry (G, 5-5, Fr..) — 10.8 ppg, 3.2 rpg

About the Cowgirls: Despite a 22-point effort from Gray, OSU is coming off a 90-78 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday in Lubbock. Tech overpowered the Cowgirls inside, earning a 44-20 edge in points in the paint. … In the first meeting with Texas, Miller had a team-high 19 points but OSU shot just 31 percent from the field. … Miller needs three 3-point shots to give her 100 for her career. … Gray and Miller rank second and fifth, respectively, in conference scoring. … Miller also ranks 10th in steals per game (1.6), 10th in assist-turnover ratio and ninth in 3-point field-goal percentage (37.5 percent).

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