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Women’s preview: No. 21 Texas vs. TCU

This if final game of the regular season for both teams

Posted March 4th, 2019

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No. 21 Texas at TCU

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Worth, FSSW+, 105.3

Records: Texas 21-8, 11-6; TCU 20-8, 10-7

The series: Texas 42-3. Texas won 73-67 Jan. 19 Austin.

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Texas’ starting lineup

Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.7 ppg, 6.5 rpg

Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 10.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg

Destiny Littleton (G, 5-9, So.) — 8.7 ppg, 3.5 rpg

Sug Sutton (G, 5-8, Jr.) — 12.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg

Danni Williams (G, 5-10, Grad) — 10.8 ppg, 4.7 rpg

About the Longhorns: This is the final game of the season for the Longhorns, who are coming off an 82-73 loss to Iowa State on Saturday. The Horns could finish anywhere between second and fifth in the Big 12 standings. The Big 12 tournament runs Friday through Monday in Oklahoma City.  … On Saturday, Texas and Iowa State battled to a 40-40 draw in rebounding. It marked the 26th time in 29 games this season Texas has won or tied for the battle of the boards. … Sutton scored a team-high 21 points in the loss. It was the third time she’s reached 20 points this season. She has scored in double figures 20 times.

TCU’s starting lineup

Adeola Akomolafe (F, 6-1, Jr.) — 3.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg

Jordan Moore (C, 6-3, Sr.) — 16.8 ppg, 8.3 rpg

Lauren Heard (G, 5-9, So.) — 9.1 ppg, 4.4 rpg

Amy Okonkwo (G, 6-0, Fr.) — 12.9 ppg, 5.9 rpg

Kianna Ray (G, 6-1, Jr.) — 10.7 ppg, 2.8 rpg

About the Horned Frogs: TCU enters its senior night coming off a pair of road victories against Kansas and Oklahoma. … This season marks the first time since 2010-11 that TCU has reached the 20-win mark in the regular season, and it’s the 13th 20-win season in school history. After winning 23 games a year ago, the Frogs have now notched back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time since 2010-11 as well. … Moore, a graduate of Stony Point in Round Rock, has been on fire, averaging 26 points in her last three games. Ray, a Bowie grad, has scored in double figures in three straight games. … Moore had 20 points and 7 rebounds in the loss to Texas in January.

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