Texas's Brianna Taylor pushes past Northwestern State's Beatrice Attura during the second half of play at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Tx., on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Texas beat Northwestern State 86-33. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball preview: Texas vs. Hampton

Posted November 24th, 2015

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Texas's Brianna Taylor pushes past Northwestern State's Beatrice Attura during the second half of play at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Tx., on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Texas beat Northwestern State 86-33. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Texas’s Brianna Taylor pushes past Northwestern State’s Beatrice Attura during the second half of play at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Tx., on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Texas beat Northwestern State 86-33. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

What: Texas (3-0) vs. Hampton (0-4)

Where: Erwin Center

Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday

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TV/Radio: LHN/105.3

Probable starting lineups

TEXAS
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
24FAriel Atkins
Soph.5-1110.94.0
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
UCONN
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
30FBreanna StewartSr.6-419.38.6
3FMorgan TuckSr.6-29.31.9
33GKatie SamuelsonJr.5-911.23.3
11GKia NurseSoph.6-09.31.9
4GMoriah JeffersonSr.5-712.72.6

About Texas: The Longhorns are outrebounding their opponents by an average of 47-27 a game. Brianna Taylor had a career-high 19 points in last Saturday’s 70-47 victory over Rice. Through three games, Texas has allowed a total of 16 points in the second quarter. The Longhorns have their first true test of the season when they play No. 4 Tennessee on Sunday in Knoxville.

About Hampton: The latest setback in Hampton’s 0-4 start was a 78-54 loss to UTEP on Saturday. Sophomore Malia Tate-DeFreitas is the reigning MEAC Player of the Year, a season after being named MEAC rookie of the year. Through two seasons, she has already eclipsed the 1,000-point mark, ranking her 11th in program history with 1,277 career points.

 

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