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Texas releases full women’s basketball schedule

Longhorns will host Tech in Big 12 opener

Posted September 1st, 2016

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  • The complete Texas schedule features 10 teams that advanced to the 2016 NCAA Tournament, including seven teams that advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 or further.

The Big 12 Conference on Thursday announced its 2016-17 women’s basketball conference schedule, which completes the University of Texas schedule.

The complete Texas schedule features 10 teams that advanced to the 2016 NCAA Tournament, including seven teams that advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 or further.

League games will begin on Dec. 29 and conclude on Feb. 27. The early start date allows each team to have a bye during conference play. Dates may be adjusted after the television schedule is released. Institutions will release their own non-conference schedules once completed.

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The conference slate features a double round robin format for the sixth-consecutive year consisting of 18 games with squads playing each other twice. The team(s) that finishes with the highest winning percentage in league games will be crowned the Big 12 regular season champion.

Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena will host the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship for the fifth time. The postseason event was also contested in Oklahoma City in 2016, 2014, 2009 and 2007. The women’s championship will remain in Oklahoma City through the 2019 campaign.

2016-17 TEXAS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

Nov. 6 – Tarleton State (exhibition) – 2:00 p.m. [Gregory Gym]

Nov. 14 – at Stanford – 7:00 p.m. [ESPN2]

Nov. 16 – Houston Baptist – 11:00 a.m.

Nov. 20 – at Mississippi State

Nov. 23 – Northwestern State

Dec. 1 – South Carolina (SEC/Big 12 Challenge) – 6:00 p.m. [ESPN2]

Dec. 4 – vs. UConn (Jimmy V Classic) – 3:00 p.m. [ESPN]

Dec. 11 – Tennessee

Dec. 15 – UT Rio Grande Valley

Dec. 17 – UTSA

Dec. 20 – New Orleans

Dec. 29 – Texas Tech

Jan. 1 – at Iowa State

Jan. 4 – at Kansas

Jan. 7 – TCU

Jan. 10 – Oklahoma State

Jan. 14 – at West Virginia

Jan. 17 – Oklahoma

Jan. 21 – at Texas Tech

Jan. 25 – at TCU

Jan. 28 – West Virginia

Feb. 1 – at Oklahoma State

Feb. 4 – Kansas State

Feb. 6 – at Baylor

Feb. 11 – Kansas

Feb. 13 – at Florida State – 6:00 p.m. [ESPN2]

Feb. 18 – at Oklahoma

Feb. 20 – Baylor

Feb. 24 – Iowa State

Feb. 27 – at Kansas State

March 3-6 – Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship

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