Women's Basketball Archives

Ten Longhorns with a Lil’Talent: A guide to the top 10 Texas athletes to watch in 2018-19

Just in case any Texas coach wasn’t paying attention this spring, it’s worth repeating athletic director Chris Del Conte’s mission statement. “All of our athletic programs are in the top 10 in the country and need to be competing for national championships,” Del Conte said at … Read More

New-look Joyner Holmes embracing junior year at Texas

Joyner Holmes dribbled around a pair of defenders, pulled up for a 12-foot jumper, and nailed it. And then she smiled. Buckets and grins were in short supply for the Texas junior last season. She missed summer and fall camps and was suspended for the first 10 games of the … Read More

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Texas freshman Sedona Prince has successful surgery on broken right leg

For Texas freshman Sedona Prince, the comeback to join the basketball team has begun. The 6-7 post player from Liberty Hill had surgery on Monday in Austin to repair her broken right leg. Surgery was considered “successful,” according to the university. Prince suffered the injury while playing for the United … Read More

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Texas freshman Sedona Prince to miss basketball season with broken leg

Texas freshman Sedona Prince will miss the season after breaking her right leg during a tournament game Friday night in Mexico City. The 6-foot-7 center from Liberty Hill had been playing for the United States U18 team at the FIBA Americas championship. She broke her tibia and fibula during a … Read More

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Texas AD Chris Del Conte on creating ‘Longhorn Live,’ women’s athletics, new arena

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte is one of the Big 12’s most accessible and progressive administrators. He’s something of an open book, as sports editors from around the state discovered Friday during a panel discussion at the American-Statesman. Del Conte met with members of the Associated Press Sports Editors … Read More

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Texas freshman Sedona Prince competes in Mexico for USA basketball

Freshman Texas women’s basketball player Sedona Prince and the United States U18 Team open play at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Wednesday in Mexico City. Preliminary-round action at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship begins on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. when the United States takes on Argentina. Read More

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Cedar Park named regional site for NCAA women’s basketball in 2021

The NCAA Women’s Tournament is coming to Central Texas. On Wednesday, the NCAA Women’s Basketball committee announced that Cedar Park will host a regional in 2021. “We’re really excited that we’ve been chosen to host an NCAA Women’s Basketball Regional in 2021,” UT athletic directorChris Del Conte said. “It will be … Read More

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Texas finishes behind Oklahoma and Texas A&M in CBS’ list of ‘Best in College Sports’

Staring up at Oklahoma and Texas A&M goes over as well as beans in chili and Carolina barbecue sauce on brisket to most Longhorn fans. But they’ll have to stomach the thought after CBS revealed its list of the best athletic departments in college sports on Wednesday. Read More

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Jamie Carey promoted to women’s basketball associate head coach

Head coach Karen Aston announced on Monday that current assistant coach Jamie Carey has been promoted to associate head coach. Carey, who played on Texas’ 2003 NCAA Final Four team, has been as assistant on Aston’s staff for the past three seasons. “When Jamie returned back to the Forty Acres … Read More

Texas athletics, 2017-18: A year of wins on the field, but also transformative change off it

For Texas athletics, the 2017-18 athletic year was successful. Taken on the whole, it always is. Sure, the Longhorns enjoyed their typical success in non-revenue sports. Texas hauled in yet another national championship in men’s swimming and diving, its fourth straight and 14th overall under legendary … Read More

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Jordan Hosey leaves University of Texas women’s basketball team

Jordan Hosey has decided to skip her senior basketball season at the University of Texas, she said Monday. The 6-1 forward has not chosen where she will finish her college education. Last season Hosey averaged 3.5 points and 2.2 rebounds while playing 11.3 minutes per game. “I want to thank … Read More

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For starters, Ariel Atkins catching on fast with WNBA’s Mystics

When Ariel Atkins was drafted by the Washington Mystics in April, she was expected to be a role player in her rookie season in the WNBA. Learn from the team’s vets. Provide energy when needed. Mystics coach and general manager Mike Thibault said Atkins was not expected to be a … Read More

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Four incoming Texas basketball players invited to state All-Star game

Four Texas basketball signees will play in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Games Friday in San Antonio. The games will be held at Trinity University. Joanne Allen-Taylor, Charli Collier and Audrey Warren will compete in the large school all-star game at 4:15 p.m. CT Friday, while Sedona … Read More

Texas AD Chris Del Conte wows fans with his gameday vision at This is Texas tour stop

DALLAS — Wolfgang Puck’s catering is delectable, as more than 250 members of the Texas Exes booster group discovered Tuesday. Between the fish tacos, mini chicken flautas and green chile chicken enchiladas, those who went home hungry have only themselves to blame. Texas athletic director Chris … Read More

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Former Texas post Imani McGee-Stafford reflects on life in her published book of poetry

Poetry has always been a passion for Imani McGee-Stafford. And now the former post from the University of Texas basketball team has put her words in a book: “Notes in the Key of Heartbreak: Love others as we Love Ourselves.” “We are taught to search for love outside ourselves from … Read More

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Incoming Texas freshman Sedona Prince invited to USA Basketball team trials

Sedona Prince, the 6-7 post who will player for the University of Texas in the fall, has been invited to participate in the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team Trials. The trials are May 26-28 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 12-member 2018 USA Women’s Basketball U18 National Team is … Read More

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Ex-Aggie shooter to join women’s basketball team at Texas as a graduate transfer

This winter, Texas fans will be rooting for an ex-Aggie. Texas announced on Sunday that former Texas A&M guard Danni Williams will join the women’s basketball program as a graduate transfer. The 5-10 Williams, who will earn a degree in sports management later this month, is eligible to play immediately … Read More

She’s baaack: Former All-American Tiffany Jackson returns to Texas on Karen Aston’s women’s basketball staff

Karen Aston’s nationwide search for a new assistant basketball coach began with a phone call to former Texas All-American Tiffany Jackson. Jackson said yes. The search ended. “It was a lot easier to recruit Tiffany this time as opposed to when she was a player,” Aston said. Jackson made her … Read More

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Former Texas All-America Tiffany Jackson named UT basketball assistant coach

Tiffany Jackson is coming back to the Erwin Center for another encore. Jackson, who played for high school state championships while at Duncanville before becoming an All-American at Texas, has been hired by the university to be an assistant on Karen Aston’s staff. She replaces Tina Thompson, who became the … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 20 Imani McGee-Stafford, basketball

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 20 Imani McGee-Stafford, basketball McGee-Stafford arrived at Texas as one of the top recruits in the nation looking to help Texas coach Karen Aston establish a new era … Read More