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‘An innovative deal’: How Texas will get a $300 million basketball arena at no cost to taxpayers, boosters

University of Texas officials have struck an innovative financial agreement in which the Longhorns will get a $300 million basketball arena with zero out-of-pocket cost. The UT System Board of Regents is set to approve a measure Thursday that will mark the school’s official marriage with … Read More

Texas regents scheduled to vote Thursday on new basketball arena, moving project forward

Texas officials are dribbling toward a new basketball arena. The UT System Board of Regents is scheduled to approve a measure on Thursday that will turn 6.64 acres of land over to Oak View Group LLC for the construction of “an events arena to replace the … Read More

Texas overcomes early struggles to overpower Stetson 65-46

During its drive to become an elite basketball team, Texas will occasionally play a head-scratching game that disappoints the most supportive fans. But first the good news. The Longhorns received a game-high 15 points from transfer Danni Williams and 13 points from freshman post Charli Collier during a 65-46 victory … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 65, Stetson 46

Transfer guard Danni Williams had a team-high 15 points and 8 rebounds to lift Texas to a 65-46 victory over Stetson Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. The Longhorns had to overcome 25 turnovers in the victory. Freshman Charli Collier scored 13 oints and guard Destiny Littleton scored 10 points … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson

No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson 1 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 7-2, Stetson 1-7 The series: Texas leads 1-0. The Longhorns won 95-59 last season. Texas’ starting lineup Jada Underwood (F, 6-0, Jr.) — 5.3 ppg, 4.1 rpg Jatarie White (C, Sr., 6-4) — … Read More

Tennessee uses outside bombs to tame Texas in old rivalry

Texas will take a week off before playing Stetson on Sunday. Read More

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It’s a wrap: Tennessee 88, Texas 82

Tennessee guard Meme Jackson scored 33 points to power the ninth-ranked Lady Vols to an 88-82 victory over No. 12 Texas Sunday at the Erwin Center. It was a career-high for Jackson, who complemented her day with four three-point shots. As a team, the Lady Vols hit 55.6 percent of … Read More

Here comes No. 9 Tennessee, and the Texas women are looking to get physical in traditional matchup

Back when she was growing up in Clovis, N.M., Danni Williams aspired to someday play basketball wearing Tennessee orange. Her bedroom walls were painted in Lady Vols colors. And as New Mexico’s three-time Gatorade player of the year who was ranked by ESPN as the country’s No. 7-rated guard in … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas vs. No. 9 Tennessee

No. 12 Texas vs. No. 9 Tennessee Sunday, noon, Erwin Center, ESPN2, 105.3 FM Records: Tennessee 7-0, Texas 7-1 The series: Tennessee leads 24-15. The Lady Vols won last year 82-75 in Knoxville. Texas’ starting lineup Jada Underwood (F, 6-0, Jr.) — 5.5 ppg, 4.4 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

Bulldogs punch Texas early in easy victory over previously unbeaten Longhorns

In the Texas women’s basketball team’s first game against a national contender, the Longhorns dropped the ball. This was intended to be a measuring stick game for 10th-ranked Texas, which figured to have its hands full with sixth-ranked Mississippi State. During a 67-49 loss Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center, … Read More

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It’s over: Mississippi State 67, Texas 49

Senior guard Jazzmun Holmes scored 17 points to help lead No. 6 Mississippi State to a 67-49 victory over No. 10 Texas Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. The Bulldogs also received offensive and defensive support from 6-7 senior Teaira McCowan, who finished with 13 points and 12 boards. Texas … Read More

Texas faces first tall task of the season with No. 6 Mississippi State in town

A lot has happened since Teaira McCowan made her first trip to Austin with the Mississippi State basketball team in 2016. Shy and homesick, the 6-foot-7 freshman center scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in a 53-47 loss to Texas. “I remember after the game, I was in tears … Read More

Texas women blow past UTSA in a ho-hum effort before a vocal crowd, 98-54

If you asked the 9,495 fans in attendance, they probably would have given the Texas women straight A’s after the 10th-ranked Longhorns’ 98-54 win over UTSA. The teacher wasn’t quite as lenient. Texas coach Karen Aston — although she was happy to get the win and thoroughly enjoyed the 7,500 … Read More

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It’s a final: Texas 98, UTSA 54

Danni Williams scored 22 points to help No. 10 Texas roll over UTSA in a non-conference women’s basketball game Wednesday at the Erwin Center. It was a fun game for the Longhorns, who were cheered on by roughly 7,000 schoolchildren from Austin and San Antonio. Total attendance was 9,495 for … Read More

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Texas athletics announces lower concession prices at the Erwin Center

Texas Athletic Director Chris Del Conte and his top lieutenant Drew Martin, the architect for Bevo Boulevard, are ready to tackle the fan experience at the Erwin Center. In an email to fans late Tuesday, the school announced lower concession prices for basketball games and the … Read More

Aston: Texas will regroup with young players in wake of season-ending injury to Lashann Higgs

The season-ending injury to senior guard Lashann Higgs gives a few of her teammates an opportunity to show what they can do. That was Texas coach Karen Aston’s message after learning the Longhorns’ leading scorer had suffered a torn ACL injury to her right knee in a … Read More

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Women’s basketball preview: Texas vs. UTSA

No. 10 Texas vs. UTSA 11 a.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center LHN, 105.3 FM Records: UTSA is 3-4, Texas 6-0 The series: Texas leads 8-0 TEXAS No.   Pos.   Player                        Class    Ht..   PPG.   RPG. 12     F       Jada Underwood        Jr.          6-0       5.5       5.3 40     C       Jatarie White             Sr.          6-4      12.5      6.3 1       G       … Read More

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Texas senior Lashann Higgs suffers season-ending knee injury

The tough-luck Texas women’s basketball team suffered another blow on Monday when starting guard Lashann Higgs learned she suffered a season-ending knee injury. The Longhorn senior suffered a torn ACL to her right knee while driving to the hoop in the first half of a victory over Quinnipiac Friday night … Read More

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Ann Conradt, mother of Hall of Fame coach, dies at 97

Ann Conradt, a fixture at Lady Longhorn basketball games when daughter Jody coached the team, died Monday in Goldthwaite. She was 97. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Goldthwaite. She will … Read More

Sug Sutton leads Texas to Gulf Coast Showcase championship

ESTERO, Fla. — Sug Sutton needed a couple of minutes outside the victorious Texas locker room to figure out how to get her Gulf Coast Showcase MVP trophy back into its box. Like every other challenge she faced over the weekend, she found the answer. Sutton scored 17 points, Jatarie … Read More