FEBRUARY 25, 2015 - Texas Brooke McCarty drives the lane against Oklahoma State Roddricka Patton, left, during the first half of NCAA basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Preview: Texas vs. Northwestern State

Posted November 17th, 2015


Texas vs. Northwestern (La.) State

When: 11 a.m. Wednesday

Where: Erwin Center


Records: Texas 1-0, Northwestern State 1-1

Series: Texas 4-0


Radio: AM 1260

Probable starting lineups

24FAriel Atkins
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
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



Northwestern State has opened the season with a 73-44 victory over Le Tourneau and a 74-36 loss to SMU. Beatrice Attura has led the team in scoring in both games with 19 and 15 points, respectively. The team from Natchitoches, La., finished 19-15 last year, 10-8 in the Southland Conference. Janelle Perez (15.1 ppg.) is the leading returning scorer for the Lady Demons. Texas defeated the Lady Demons 74-34 last season.


Brooke McCarty scored a career-high 22 points as Texas opened its season Saturday with a 90-53 victory over UTSA. Texas will have a big size advantage with 6-7 Imani Boyette and 6-5 Kelsey Lang guarding the rim against a team that does not have a starter over 5-11. Roughly 5,000 students from fourth through seventh grades will be in attendance to cheer on the Longhorns in the fifth annual 40 Acres Field Trip…. Senior guard Brady Sanders, who graduates next month with a degree in public relations and a minor in business, had a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester…. Texas has won 59 straight home games against unranked teams.

Rick Cantu




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