Texas forward Joyner Holmes (24) dribbles up court against Texas Tech's Brittany Brewer (20) on Feb. 23, 2019 in Austin. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas Tech at Texas

Posted January 14th, 2020


Texas Tech at Texas

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Erwin Center


TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 73-29

Texas Tech (12-2, 1-2 Big 12)
0GChrislyn CarrSoph.5-513.34.4*
5GJo'nah JohnsonJr.5-910.25.5*
2GSydney GoodsonJr.5-89.36.1
34GLexi GordonJr.6-014.47.0
20FBrittany BrewerSr.6-515.910.5
Coach: Marlene Stollings (26-19, 2nd season at Texas Tech; 167-111, 9th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Lady Raiders:  After averaging 14 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last week, guard Alexis Tucker was named the Big 12’s freshman of the week on Monday. … Only three of the Lady Raiders’ wins — 80-76 over No. 33 TCU, 99-57 over No. 141 Sam Houston State and 64-60 over No. 190 San Diego — are against teams ranked among the top 250 in RPI. …. Gordon sat out much of last season due to a midseason transfer from UConn. … Brewer’s nation-leading 74 blocks have been exceeded by only 36 Division I teams this season.  Her 1,202 career points currently rank 18th in Texas Tech’s history.

Texas (9-6, 1-2 Big 12)
1GSug SuttonSr.5-811.13.7*
0GCeleste TaylorFr.5-118.64.3
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-04.94.0
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-314.39.4
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-513.610.4
Coach: Karen Aston (174-78, 8th year at Texas; 275-141, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: UT has won 12 straight games in this series. Texas Tech is the only school that Texas has played more than 100 times. … Texas had a chance to either force a late tie or lead change in both of its conference losses, but the team was twice doomed by a last-second turnover. … Despite having only two players taller than six feet, Texas ranks 22nd nationally in rebounding (43.2 per game). … Wednesday will be the 100th game of Holmes’ collegiate career.

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