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Texas, UConn agree to play twice in basketball

Two of the top-five winningest programs in NCAA Division I women’s basketball history will meet again on the hardwood. Texas and UConn have agreed to a home-and-home series for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, it was announced Tuesday. The two teams will first meet at UConn in the 2020-21 season … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Too much fizzle, not enough sizzle for the Texas women

It’s not how you start. Texas didn’t finish. When you’re up 14 points at the house in the second half, it’s supposed to be a win, but the Longhorns were much more fizzle than sizzle on Sunday for the most important part of a crucial Big 12 test. Kansas State … Read More

Kansas State whips ‘relaxed’ Longhorns for Big 12 setback, 69-60

The moment Texas relaxed, Kansas State punched the Longhorns in the mouth. Texas didn’t recover. In a game the Longhorns had no business losing, they took their proverbial foot off the gas. Leading by as many as 14 points in the third quarter, Texas suffered a 69-60 loss to to … Read More

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It’s over: Kansas State 69, Texas 60

Kayla Goth scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half to help Kansas State rally for a 69-60 victory over Texas in a Big 12 women’s basketball game Sunday night at the Erwin Center. This was a crippling loss for 15th-ranked Texas, which led by as many as … Read More

Aborowa, Collier headline group of Texas role players who make a difference

In a 61-55 victory over Oklahoma State on Tuesday, a game Texas desperately needed to win, coach Karen Aston called upon her reserves to save the day. Charli Collier and Olamide Aborowa accepted the challenge and rescued the Longhorns. Texas would not have won the game without them, Aston said. Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 15 Texas vs. Kansas State

No. 15 Texas vs. Kansas State 4 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center, FSN, 105.3 Records: Texas 20-5, 10-3; K-State 15-10, 6-7 The series: Texas leads 22-15. K-State beat Texas 87-69 last month in Manhattan. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

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The No. 15 Texas women’s basketball team fends off Oklahoma State on the road

Sug Sutton scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, adding seven rebounds and six assists, to lead the No. 15 Texas women’s basketball team to a 61-55 victory over Oklahoma State on Tuesday night in Stillwater, Okla. With the victory, the Longhorns (20-5, 10-3 Big 12 ) have now won at … Read More

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Texas basketball freshman Sedona Prince ruled out for the season

Texas women’s basketball freshman Sedona Prince successfully underwent an additional procedure on her lower right leg on Tuesday. Prince will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season for the Longhorns, according to university officials. The 6-foot-7 post sustained a lower right leg fracture on Aug. 4 while competing for the … Read More

Texas players prove to be road warriors as Big 12 basketball season continues

When it comes to home-court advantages, basketball players benefit from sleeping in their own beds. Or so goes the theory. Such does not appear to be the case for the 15th-ranked Texas women’s basketball team, which has done just fine while staying at unfamiliar hotels far from home. A respectable … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 15 Texas vs. Oklahoma State

No. 15 Texas at Oklahoma State 7 p.m. Tuesday, Stillwater, Okla., 105.3, Fox Sports Southwest Plus Records: Texas 19-5, 9-3; OSU 13-9, 4-7 The series: Texas leads 35-15. Texas beat OSU 60-51 last month in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie … Read More

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Holmes scores 22, leads No. 14 Texas women’s basketball over Kansas

Joyner Holmes matched a career-high with 22 points and the No. 14 Texas women’s basketball team jumped out early to beat Kansas 91-73 on Saturday night in Lawrence. The Longhorns (19-5, 9-3 Big 12) swept the season series with Kansas (12-10, 2-9) for the sixth consecutive season, and rebounded from … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

No. 14 Texas vs. Kansas 7 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence, Kan., 105.3, ESPN3 Records: Texas 18-5, 8-3; Kansas 12-9, 2-8 The series: Texas leads 27-10. Texas has won last 13 games. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 11.2 … Read More

Big Texas comeback no consolation after narrow loss to top-ranked Baylor

Karen Aston has coached 227 basketball games at Texas and is still searching for her first moral victory. Of course, she wasn’t hired at a tradition-rich national program just to come close. Such was the case when top-ranked Baylor held off  a late Longhorns stampede to post a 74-68 victory … Read More

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It’s over: Baylor 74, Texas 68

Reserve guard Moon Ursin scored 19 points and top-ranked Baylor held off a furious Texas rally to earn a 74-68 victory Monday night at the Erwin Center. Baylor, which led by as many as 21 points in the second half, saw its lead dwindle to 70-66 with 35.7 seconds to … Read More

As Baylor arrives, the only cure for Texas’ sagging season, NCAA seeding is more wins

Win or lose, Monday night’s Texas-Baylor game at the Erwin Center will say plenty about the current state of Longhorns basketball. While top-ranked Baylor continues to try to run the Big 12 table, Texas is not getting much respect in the national court of opinion. A home loss to West … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 12 Texas

No. 12 Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor 6 p.m. Monday, Erwin Center, 105.3, ESPN2 Records: Baylor 19-1, 9-0; Texas 18-4, 8-2; The series: Texas leads 58-39. Lady Bears have won 18 of the last 19. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie … Read More

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No. 12 Texas women’s basketball team hands Sooners 8th straight loss

Jatarie White scored 17 points, Joyner Holmes added 14 with 10 rebounds, and the No. 12 Texas women’s basketball team led the whole way in a 76-67 win over Oklahoma on Saturday in Norman. Danni Williams added 13 points and Sug Sutton 10 with seven rebounds, six assists and four … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at Oklahoma

No. 12 Texas at Oklahoma 3 p.m. Saturday, Norman, Okla., 105.3, Fox Sports Southwest Records: Texas 17-4, 7-2; Oklahoma 5-14, 1-7 The series: Texas leads 32-25. Longhorns beat the Sooners 73-63 on Jan. 9 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie … Read More

West Virginia follows Tynice Martin’s lead to upset over Texas

West Virginia guard Tynice Martin hit Texas with a wicked early punch and the Longhorns didn’t respond. Texas coach Karen Aston sometimes uses boxing metaphors to describe her team’s performance. Martin knocked Texas down early — 16 points in the first quarter — and the Mountaineers went on … Read More

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It’s over: West Virginia 64, Texas 58

Tynice Martin scored 27 points and West Virginia upset 12th-ranked Texas 64-58 Monday night at the Erwin Center. West Virginia had a big advantage in 3-point shots made (7-1) and the Mountaineers profited from 21 Texas turnovers. West Virginia improved to 14-5, 6-3 in the Big 12. Texas is 17-4, … Read More