Texas guard Sug Sutton (1) shoots a three-pointer over TCU defender Yummy Morris (5) on Jan. 19, 2019 in Austin. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. TCU

Posted January 2nd, 2020

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Texas vs. TCU

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Where: Erwin Center

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TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 44-3

No. 25 Texas (8-4, 0-0 Big 12)
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
1GSug SuttonSr.5-810.33.7*
0GCeleste TaylorFr.5-119.14.2
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-04.93.6
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-314.89.2
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-515.011.4
Coach: Karen Aston (173-76, 8th year at Texas; 274-139, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: Texas has won its last four games. … Texas went 3-0 against TCU during the 2018-19 season. Two of the games were decided by a total of eight points. … Collier has recorded nine double-doubles this season. Nationally, that ranks behind only Auburn’s Unique Thompson (11) and Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack (10). … Texas has won the rebounding battle in nine of its 12 games. … Five different players (Collier, Holmes, Sutton, Taylor and senior guard Lashann Higgs) have led Texas in scoring at least once this season.

TCU (9-2, 0-0 Big 12)
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
10GJaycee BradleySr.5-1010.11.9
15GJayde WoodsSr.6-19.54.5
20GLauren HeardJr.5-915.65.3
25GKianna RaySr.6-111.33.1*
33FAdeola AkomalafeSr.6-14.84.5
Coach: Raegan Pebley (104-73, 6th year at TCU; 260-248, 17th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Horned Frogs: Ray, who graduated from Austin’s Bowie High, ranks sixth in TCU’s history with her 354 career assists. She is 75 points away from becoming the 20th member of TCU’s 1,000-point club. … Sophomore forward Yummy Morris scored a career-high 16 points in a 82-70 loss at Middle Tennessee on Sunday. …  While at South Dakota during the 2017-18 season, Bradley ranked third in the Summit League with her 77 three-pointers. … Two of TCU’s all-time wins over Texas have come under Pebley.

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