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Women’s preview: Texas vs. West Virginia

Texas vs. West Virginia When: 7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 12-7 About the Mountaineers: Once ranked as high as 17th in the AP poll, West Virginia has lost seven of its … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball falls to Kansas for first time since 2013

The Texas women’s basketball team struggled shooting from the field and fell to Kansas 82-67 in Lawrence, Kan., on Saturday. The loss ended a 15-game winning streak Texas held against the Jayhawks, dating back to Feb. of 2013. The Jayhawks are just 2-11 in the Big 12. They ended a … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Kansas

Texas at Kansas When: 6 p.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse TV/radio: ESPN+/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 29-10 About the Longhorns: In Wednesday’s 69-51 loss to Iowa State, three different Longhorns — Holmes, Collier … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas’ uneven performances not isolated, but systemic, under Aston

If Texas players are interested in getting head coach Karen Aston a contact extension, they have a weird way of showing it. Worse yet, there was the appearance of concession in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s loss as Iowa State players began driving to the rim for uncontested layups … Read More

Iowa State 69, Texas 51: Longhorns left without any excuses after a poor performance at home

At the beginning of the fourth quarter Wednesday night at the Erwin Center, Texas’ Lashann Higgs got a good look at a 3-pointer. Her shot, though, bounced off the front of the rim — the same result as most of the 53 shots that had preceded it for the Longhorns. Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Retha Swindell

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Retha Swindell. A 6-2 post from Center, Swindell was the first black woman to … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Iowa State

Texas vs. Iowa State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Iowa State leads 20-19 About the Cyclones: Joens, who dislocated her shoulder in last week’s game against Oklahoma but … Read More

As the Big 12 battles its national perception, the Texas women look for a quality win

With 5:17 left in the second quarter on Sunday, Texas found itself starring at an 11-point deficit at Texas Tech’s United Supermarkets Arena. The Longhorns rebounded, rallied and showed resiliency, however. Led by senior guard Sug Sutton’s 20-point effort, Texas left Lubbock with an 81-66 win. Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Texas Tech

Texas at Texas Tech When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: United Supermarkets Arena TV/radio: ESPNU/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 74-29 About the Longhorns: This will be Texas’ first appearance since a 64-44 loss at … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Rodney Page

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes and coaches who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball coach Rodney Page. It took until the 2014 season for Texas’ football team to hire its first … Read More

No. 2 Baylor 64, Texas 44: Longhorns unable to ‘take the punch very well’ in Lady Bears’ blowout

Over the course of the first 20 games of its basketball season, Texas had outscored its opponents 377-319 in its third quarters. Still, UT head coach Karen Aston had at times been irritated by her team’s post-halftime performances. Following a loss to TCU in early January, … Read More

Not your ordinary big: Collier’s 3-point development gives Texas an added dimension

Through 20 games this season, the Texas women have hit 109 3-pointers. Statistically speaking, that’s not much. There are 190 teams out there — including six from the Big 12 — that have made more. Longhorns freshman Celeste Taylor has 21 of Texas’ threes while sophomore Charli Collier has made … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. No. 2 Baylor

Texas vs. Baylor When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 58-41 About the Lady Bears: The NCAA’s defending champion, Baylor’s only blemish was against a South Carolina team that currently tops the AP … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball team wins fifth straight

The Texas women’s basketball team dominated the Oklahoma Sooners on the way to a 70-53 win in Norman on Tuesday night. Lashann Higgs led all scorers with a season-high 19 points and Joyner Holmes added a double-double, scoring 14 points to go with 10 rebounds to help Texas pick up … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center TV/radio: Fox Sports Oklahoma/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 33-25 About the Longhorns: Owners of a four-game winning streak, Texas last won five consecutive conference contests during … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball rallies to beat Oklahoma State

The Texas women’s basketball team turned an eight-point deficit into a 61-56 win over Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Saturday afternoon. The Longhorns (13-6, 5-2 Big 12) trailed the Cowgirls (12-7, 3-4) by eight points after three quarters but outscored them 19-6 in the final quarter. Texas finished the game … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma State

Texas at Oklahoma State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena TV/radio: Fox Sports Net/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 36-15 About the Longhorns: With a 85-77 victory over Kansas on Wednesday, Texas became the sixth … Read More

Texas 85, Kansas 77: With room to improve, the Longhorns join an elite group of winners

Texas extended its winning streak to three games Wednesday night with an 85-77 victory over Kansas. It was the 1,100th win in program history. Only five other schools have won that many. So move over, Tennessee. Make room, UConn. Let the Club 1100 bouncer know that Texas has also joined … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

Texas vs. Kansas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 28-10 About the Jayhawks: Kansas has been beaten 14 straight times by the Longhorns. The Jayhawks’ … Read More

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Sug Sutton sparks Longhorns in road win over Kansas State

Senior guard Sug Sutton scored 11 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Texas wrapped up a 71-63 victory over Kansas State on Sunday in Manhattan, Kan. Sutton was the game’s top scorer and added six assists and three steals as the Longhorns improved to 11-6 overall and … Read More