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It’s over: Kansas State 69, Texas 60

Kayla Goth scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half to help Kansas State rally for a 69-60 victory over Texas in a Big 12 women’s basketball game Sunday night at the Erwin Center. This was a crippling loss for 15th-ranked Texas, which led by as many as … Read More

Aborowa, Collier headline group of Texas role players who make a difference

In a 61-55 victory over Oklahoma State on Tuesday, a game Texas desperately needed to win, coach Karen Aston called upon her reserves to save the day. Charli Collier and Olamide Aborowa accepted the challenge and rescued the Longhorns. Texas would not have won the game without them, Aston said. Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 15 Texas vs. Kansas State

No. 15 Texas vs. Kansas State 4 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center, FSN, 105.3 Records: Texas 20-5, 10-3; K-State 15-10, 6-7 The series: Texas leads 22-15. K-State beat Texas 87-69 last month in Manhattan. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

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Texas basketball freshman Sedona Prince ruled out for the season

Texas women’s basketball freshman Sedona Prince successfully underwent an additional procedure on her lower right leg on Tuesday. Prince will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season for the Longhorns, according to university officials. The 6-foot-7 post sustained a lower right leg fracture on Aug. 4 while competing for the … Read More

Texas players prove to be road warriors as Big 12 basketball season continues

When it comes to home-court advantages, basketball players benefit from sleeping in their own beds. Or so goes the theory. Such does not appear to be the case for the 15th-ranked Texas women’s basketball team, which has done just fine while staying at unfamiliar hotels far from home. A respectable … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 15 Texas vs. Oklahoma State

No. 15 Texas at Oklahoma State 7 p.m. Tuesday, Stillwater, Okla., 105.3, Fox Sports Southwest Plus Records: Texas 19-5, 9-3; OSU 13-9, 4-7 The series: Texas leads 35-15. Texas beat OSU 60-51 last month in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

No. 14 Texas vs. Kansas 7 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence, Kan., 105.3, ESPN3 Records: Texas 18-5, 8-3; Kansas 12-9, 2-8 The series: Texas leads 27-10. Texas has won last 13 games. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 11.2 … Read More

Big Texas comeback no consolation after narrow loss to top-ranked Baylor

Karen Aston has coached 227 basketball games at Texas and is still searching for her first moral victory. Of course, she wasn’t hired at a tradition-rich national program just to come close. Such was the case when top-ranked Baylor held off  a late Longhorns stampede to post a 74-68 victory … Read More

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It’s over: Baylor 74, Texas 68

Reserve guard Moon Ursin scored 19 points and top-ranked Baylor held off a furious Texas rally to earn a 74-68 victory Monday night at the Erwin Center. Baylor, which led by as many as 21 points in the second half, saw its lead dwindle to 70-66 with 35.7 seconds to … Read More

As Baylor arrives, the only cure for Texas’ sagging season, NCAA seeding is more wins

Win or lose, Monday night’s Texas-Baylor game at the Erwin Center will say plenty about the current state of Longhorns basketball. While top-ranked Baylor continues to try to run the Big 12 table, Texas is not getting much respect in the national court of opinion. A home loss to West … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 12 Texas

No. 12 Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor 6 p.m. Monday, Erwin Center, 105.3, ESPN2 Records: Baylor 19-1, 9-0; Texas 18-4, 8-2; The series: Texas leads 58-39. Lady Bears have won 18 of the last 19. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at Oklahoma

No. 12 Texas at Oklahoma 3 p.m. Saturday, Norman, Okla., 105.3, Fox Sports Southwest Records: Texas 17-4, 7-2; Oklahoma 5-14, 1-7 The series: Texas leads 32-25. Longhorns beat the Sooners 73-63 on Jan. 9 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie … Read More

West Virginia follows Tynice Martin’s lead to upset over Texas

West Virginia guard Tynice Martin hit Texas with a wicked early punch and the Longhorns didn’t respond. Texas coach Karen Aston sometimes uses boxing metaphors to describe her team’s performance. Martin knocked Texas down early — 16 points in the first quarter — and the Mountaineers went on … Read More

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It’s over: West Virginia 64, Texas 58

Tynice Martin scored 27 points and West Virginia upset 12th-ranked Texas 64-58 Monday night at the Erwin Center. West Virginia had a big advantage in 3-point shots made (7-1) and the Mountaineers profited from 21 Texas turnovers. West Virginia improved to 14-5, 6-3 in the Big 12. Texas is 17-4, … Read More

Texas-West Virginia rematch follows Big 12 script

Texas junior Joyner Holmes doesn’t have to watch tape to know what challenges West Virginia might offer. Holmes and her teammates have already been up close and personal with the Mountaineers. The Longhorns earned a 70-58 victory over West Virginia three weeks ago in Morgantown. In the … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. West Virginia

No. 12 Texas vs. West Virginia 7 p.m. Monday, Erwin Center, 105.3, FS1 Records: Texas 17-3, 7-1; West Virginia 14-5, 5-3 The series: Texas leads 12-6. Texas has won 9 of the last 10. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.4 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at Texas Tech

No. 12 Texas vs. Texas Tech Noon Saturday, Lubbock, 105.3 Records: Texas 16-3, 6-1; Texas Tech 10-8, 1-6 The series: Texas leads 71-29. Longhorns have won 10 straight over the Lady Raiders. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.5 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — … Read More

Sug Sutton leads Texas past Kansas on bad shooting night for both teams

The product Texas put on the floor Wednesday night did not meet Karen Aston’s standards for Longhorn basketball. This was not UT’s finest hour. It was so bad, at times, Aston was compelled to apologize to the crowd on her radio interview following the 62-43 victory over Kansas at the … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 62, Kansas 43

One good half was all Texas needed to claim another Big 12 basketball victory. Sug Sutton scored 18 points and the Longhorns played stellar defense to defeat Kansas 62-43 Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Sutton was also instrumental in a 12-0 scoring run early in the fourth quarter to … Read More

Texas women are banking on big contribution from freshman Charli Collier

Charli Collier’s college education extends beyond textbooks and the classes she takes daily. Texas’ 6-5 freshman center was among the nation’s top prospects as a high school senior and now is taking a crash course in college basketball. And while much of her time has been spent watching her teammates … Read More