Texas Tech's Japreece Dean guards Texas' Brooke McCarty at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Jamie Harms/for American Statesman

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 4 Texas at Oklahoma State

Posted January 7th, 2016

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When: 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Okla.

Records: Texas, 14-0, 3-0 in Big 12; OSU, 12-2, 2-1

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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 extended their winning streak to 14 games by defeating Iowa State 75-54 Wednesday in Austin. Imani Boyette, the Big 12’s player of the week, pulled down 17 rebounds, one shy of her career best, which came against Baylor in 2013. … Against ISU, Texas totaled a season-high 11 three-pointers, tying for the fourth-most in a single game in program history. … Texas signee Alecia Sutton, a 5-foot-8-inch senior at Parkway North High in St. Louis, tore the ACL in her left knee in a game on Dec. 28. Her father said she’s expected to need six to seven months to recover. Ranked by ESPN’s analysts as the nation’s No. 6 overall recruit — and the No. 2 point guard — Sutton should be recovered by the start of her freshman season at Texas.

ABOUT OSU

Brittney Martin is the leading scorer in the Big 12, ranks No. 1 in the league in steals and is second in rebounding. … The Cowgirls upset then-No. 4 Baylor 52-45 on Dec. 30, helping them post a 9-0 record at home. … OSU ranks ninth in the conference in scoring (70.1 PPG) while Texas is tied for fourth (74.8). The Cowgirls are last in the Big 12 in three-pointers made (38) and three-point shooting percentage (.248). … OSU ranks first in the league in field-goal percentage defense at .322. … The Cowgirls’ 69-46 victory Wednesday gave head coach Jim Littell his 100th win at Oklahoma State.

 

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