January 27, 2016 - Texas (34) Imani Boyette, left, and (22) Tasia Foman, right, make angels on the floor with streamers and confetti as they celebrate the program's 1000th win after defeating Kansas 74-46 at the Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Texas women's program is the 5th team to reach the 1000 milestone. RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 6 Texas at Kansas State

Posted January 29th, 2016

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When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Bramlage Coliseum (Manhattan, Kan.)

Records: Texas (19-1, 8-1 Big 12); Kansas State (14-5, 4-4)

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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

Senior post Imani Boyette has been selected as a recipient of the Haier Achievement Award, presented to student-athletes for their accomplishments beyond their sports. Boyette will be recognized during the Texas-Baylor men’s game on Feb. 20 at the Erwin Center. Haier will donate $2,000 to the university’s general scholarship fund and a 48-inch high-definition television to the athletic department. … Texas has won three straight games since losing to Baylor on Jan. 17. … Sophomore guard Brooke McCarty leads Texas with 38 three-point baskets and has hit at least one three-pointer in 15 of UT’s 20 games this season. … Texas beat Kansas 70-46 Wednesday for UT’s 1,000th victory all-time. Only five NCAA Division I women’s programs have reached the milestone.

About Kansas State

After an 0-4 start in conference play, the Wildcats have won four in a row. That includes a 65-53 victory over Texas Tech on Sunday in Lubbock. Wildcats guard Megan Deines had 20 points in the victory over Tech. … KSU defeated Texas 66-57 last season in Manhattan as junior guard Kendred Wesemann scored 25 points, hitting 8 of 11 shots from behind the three-point line. Wesemann ranks 29th in the country in three-point accuracy, connecting on 42.6 percent of her shots from behind the arc. She’s also 19th in the nation in free-throw percentage at .882. … The Wildcats reached the second round of the NCAA tournament last year before losing to Missouri 67-48.

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