Texas forward Jordan Hosey dives for a loose ball in front of Kansas forward Caelynn Manning-Allen (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 Conference women's tournament in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Instant reaction: Rodrigo scores 13, leads No. 6 Texas women past Kansas 66-50

Posted March 5th, 2016

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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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