OKLAHOMA CITY — Celina Rodrigo scored 13 points to help No. 6 Texas hold off upstart Kansas 66-50 Saturday night in the Big 12 women’s quarterfinals.
Ariel Atkins scored 11 points and Brooke McCarty added 10 for the Longhorns (27-3), who were coming off a loss to Baylor in the regular-season finale that cost them a share of the conference regular-season title.
Texas beat Kansas 75-38 and 70-46 in the regular season. The Jayhawks (6-25), seeded 10th in the 10-team league, went winless in conference play and had lost 20 straight overall before beating TCU on Friday night.
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