Texas guard Sug Sutton (1) reaches for the ball controlled by Kansas State guard Rachel Ranke (12) on Feb. 17, 2019 in Austin. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas State

Posted February 21st, 2020

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Texas vs. Kansas State

When: 12 p.m. Saturday

Where: Erwin Center

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TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 23-16

Kansas State (12-12, 6-7 Big 12)
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
3GAngela HarrisSr.5-610.84.3*
11FPeyton WilliamsSr.6-415.711.9
25FJasauen BeardSr.5-116.33.2
43GChristianna CarrSoph.6-19.92.7
50CAyoka LeeFr.6-516.211.3
Coach: Jeff Mittie (112-78, 6th season at Kansas State; 566-313, 28th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Wildcats: Nationally, Kansas State ranks sixth in rebounding (44.3 per game) and 11th in blocked shots (5.8). … On Wednesday, Williams was placed on the midseason watch list for the Wade Trophy. That award is given annually to Division I’s top player. … Lee has been honored as the Big 12’s freshman of the week in each of the last five weeks. In total, Lee has won or shared that award in 10 of this season’s 15 weeks. … Kansas State is 2-1 in its last three games, all of which have been decided by two points or less.

Texas (16-9, 8-5 Big 12)
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
0GCeleste TaylorFr.5-118.84.6
1GSug SuttonSr.5-810.94.0*
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-05.03.5
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-312.98.8
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-513.110.4
Coach: Karen Aston (181-81, 8th year at Texas; 282-144, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: The Big 12’s third-place team, Texas snapped a two-game losing streak in Monday’s 50-44 beating of West Virginia. One of UT’s conference wins was a 71-63 victory at Kansas State in January. … Texas held West Virginia without a three-pointer on Monday. UT last accomplished that feat during a 2017 loss to Baylor. … Sutton’s next assist will be her 100th this season. Texas’ leader in assists has had at least 100 dimes in each of the past 13 seasons. … Texas is averaging 43.2 rebounds per game.

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