Sug Sutton strikes late to help Texas ease past TCU 73-67

Sug Sutton went face-to-face with pressure and calmly knocked down four free throws in the final eight seconds of Saturday’s game against TCU. Sutton’s ice-in-the-blood performance — combined with strong inside play from Joyner Holmes and Charli Collier — helped the 11th-ranked Longhorns escape with a 73-67 victory over TCU … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 73, TCU 67

Joyner Holmes scored 17 points and Sug Sutton hit four free throws in the final 8 seconds to lift No. 11 Texas to a 73-67 victory over TCU Saturday at the Erwin Center. Texas improved to 15-3, 5-1 in the Big 12. TCU is 12-5, 2-4. TCU, which trailed by … Read More

With former players in the house, Texas women hope to regroup after rare Big 12 loss

When the Longhorns take the court for a women’s basketball game against TCU on Saturday, a big piece of Texas legacy will be on their side. Hall of Fame coach Jody Conradt will take her customary floor-level seat behind the home team’s basket. She’ll be joined by roughly 40 former … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. TCU

No. 11 Texas vs. TCU 1 p.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 14-3, 4-1; TCU 12-4, 2-3 The series: Texas leads 41-3. Last year TCU won 79-77 in Forth Worth, Texas won 92-65 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.3 ppg, 6.8 … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Kansas State

No. 11 Texas vs. Kansas State 7 p.m. Wednesday, Manhattan, Kan., ESPN3, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 14-2, 4-0; Kansas State 10-6, 1-3 The series: Texas leads 22-14. The Horns have won the last seven meetings. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg Jatarie … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas at No. 20 Iowa State

No. 11 Texas vs. No. 20 Iowa State 4 p.m. Saturday, Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 13-2, 3-0; Iowa State 13-2, 3-0 The series: Iowa State leads 18-17. The Horns have won six of the last seven. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — … Read More

Behind Joyner Holmes, Texas rebounds for 73-63 victory over rival Sooners

Texas has built one of the best defensive teams in college hoops with a collection of players who are desperate to rebound the basketball. Karen Aston said she was proud of her team “for weathering a storm” after the Longhorns rallied for a 73-63 victory over youth-driven Oklahoma Wednesday night … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 73, Oklahoma 63

Destiny Littleton scored 15 points and Joyner Holmes grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 11 Texas to a 73-63 victory over Oklahoma Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Texas improved to 13-2, 3-0 in the Big 12. OU is 5-9, 1-2. Senior center Jatarie White scored 13 points and contributed … Read More

A week after football’s Sugar Bowl finish, Texas women look to keep the momentum going

Before Karen Aston joined her players for their weekly film session, the coach had a few words about another team on campus. The university was still abuzz from the football team’s 28-21 victory over Georgia last week in the Sugar Bowl. Aston, who sits in the stands for most home … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Oklahoma

Oklahoma at No. 11 Texas 7 p.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 12-2, 2-0; Oklahoma 5-8, 1-1 The series: Texas leads 31-25. The Horns swept both games last season — 88-78 in Norman, 79-66 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.7 ppg, … Read More

Texas overcomes turnovers, OSU rally to capture Big 12 opener

Senior forward Olamide Aborowa was rewarded for her defensive tenacity in practice by starting for the first time in her Texas basketball career. Ironically, it was UT’s defense that made up for some sloppy offensive play in the Big 12 opener Wednesday night against Oklahoma State. With point guard Sug … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 60, Oklahoma State 51

Led by Sug Sutton, Texas opened its Big 12 Conference schedule by defeating Oklahoma State 60-51 Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. The junior point guard scored 13 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished out 5 assists  and the Longhorns withstood a late Oklahoma State rally. Texas is 11-2, 1-0. Read More

Texas women are seeking some basketball cohesion, grit as Big 12 play begins

As the women’s Big 12 basketball season beckons, Karen Aston is searching for answers that cannot be found on a stat sheet. Led by point guard Sug Sutton, the 13th-ranked Longhorns (10-2) have balanced scoring. The are outrebounding opponents by an average of 16 boards a game. But Texas has … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Oklahoma

Oklahoma at No. 11 Texas 7 p.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 12-2, 2-0; Oklahoma 5-8, 1-1 The series: Texas leads 31-25. The Horns swept both games last season — 88-78 in Norman, 79-66 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.7 ppg, … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 13 Texas vs. Northwestern State

No. 13 Texas vs. Northwestern State 1 p.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 9-2, Northwestern State 5-5 The series: Texas leads 6-0. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 7.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, Sr., 6-4) — 12.1 ppg, 5.9 rpg Sug Sutton … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at UT-Rio Grande Valley

No. 12 Texas at UT-Rio Grande Valley 7 p.m. Thursday, UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg, 105.3 Records: Texas 8-2, UT-Rio Grande Valley 7-5 The series: Texas leads 7-0. They haven’t played since 2016, an 85-61 Longhorns victory. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 4.0 ppg, 4.5 … Read More

Texas overcomes early struggles to overpower Stetson 65-46

During its drive to become an elite basketball team, Texas will occasionally play a head-scratching game that disappoints the most supportive fans. But first the good news. The Longhorns received a game-high 15 points from transfer Danni Williams and 13 points from freshman post Charli Collier during a 65-46 victory … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 65, Stetson 46

Transfer guard Danni Williams had a team-high 15 points and 8 rebounds to lift Texas to a 65-46 victory over Stetson Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. The Longhorns had to overcome 25 turnovers in the victory. Freshman Charli Collier scored 13 oints and guard Destiny Littleton scored 10 points … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson

No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson 1 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 7-2, Stetson 1-7 The series: Texas leads 1-0. The Longhorns won 95-59 last season. Texas’ starting lineup Jada Underwood (F, 6-0, Jr.) — 5.3 ppg, 4.1 rpg Jatarie White (C, Sr., 6-4) — … Read More

Tennessee uses outside bombs to tame Texas in old rivalry

Texas will take a week off before playing Stetson on Sunday. Read More