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It’s over: Texas 62 TCU 48

FORT WORTH — Sug Sutton scored 21 points and Texas concluded its Big 12 schedule with  a 62-48  victory over TCU Tuesday night at Schollmaier Arena. The Longhorns, who broke a two-game losing streak, finished the regular season 22-8, 12-6 in league play. TCU is 20-9, 10-8. Texas and TCU, … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 21 Texas vs. TCU

No. 21 Texas at TCU 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Worth, FSSW+, 105.3 Records: Texas 21-8, 11-6; TCU 20-8, 10-7 The series: Texas 42-3. Texas won 73-67 Jan. 19 Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.7 ppg, 6.5 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 10.0 ppg, … Read More

Hot-shooting Iowa State spoils Senior Night, downs Texas 82-73

Karen Aston is still waiting for her basketball team to play as a cohesive unit for 40 minutes. The Longhorns certainly failed to deliver a complete game on Saturday. Instead, hot-shooting Iowa State started strong and earned an 82-73 victory over the Longhorns Saturday night in a key Big 12 … Read More

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It’s over: Iowa State 82, Texas 73

Freshman Ashley Joens scored 22 points to lead No. 20 Iowa State to an 82-73 victory over No. 18 Texas Saturday night at the Erwin Center. It was a critical loss for the Longhorns, who were hoping to be a No. 2 seed at the conference tournament next weekend. Texas … Read More

Senior night to provide emotional farewell for three outgoing Texas women

The journey to senior night has been paved with challenges for Olamide Aborowa. A native of Lagos, Nigeria, the Texas forward admits she considered quitting basketball altogether a handful of times. A role player during her four years, she often sought support from teammates and coaches. Somehow, she managed to … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 18 Texas vs. No. 20 Iowa State

No. 18 Texas vs. No. 20 Iowa State 7 p.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 21-7, 11-5; Iowa State 21-7, 11-5 The series: Tied 18-18. Texas won 64-62 on Jan. 12 in Ames. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.3 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

Baylor flexes muscles, routs Texas 64-35 in Big 12 mismatch

WACO — At Baylor, where winning Big 12 championships and beating Texas are a given, it was business as usual Monday night at the Ferrell Center. The Lady Bears have won or shared a piece of nine straight conference titles. The nation’s top-ranked team continued its mastery of Texas, beating … Read More

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It’s over: Baylor 64, Texas 35

WACO — At Baylor, where winning Big 12 championships and beating Texas are a given, it was business as usual Monday night at the Ferrell Center. The Lady Bears have won or shared a piece of nine straight conference titles. The nation’s top-ranked team continued its mastery of Texas, beating … Read More

With or without the mask, Audrey Warren is having a positive year at Texas

With the exception of a concussion, a broken nose and a black eye, it’s been a swell season for Texas freshman Audrey Warren. An easy smile Warren carries indicates she no longer dwells on the injury that forced her to miss three games. When asked to describe the moment that … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 19 Texas at No. 1 Baylor

No. 19 Texas at No. 1 Baylor 6 p.m. Monday, Waco, FS1, 105.3 Records: Texas 21-6, 11-4; Baylor 25-1, 15-0 The series: Texas leads 58-40. The Lady Bears have won 19 of last 20 meetings. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.3 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

Holmes, Williams shoot Texas to easy victory over Lady Raiders

For a change, Karen Aston walked into a postgame press conference knowing that her team did just about everything right. The Texas coach did not have to discuss any meltdowns. The Longhorns shot 52.1 percent from the field, won the rebounding battle 48-25, scored 42 points in the paint and … Read More

Coach in training: On and off the court, Texas point guard Sug Sutton likes to take charge

Playing point guard for the Texas women’s basketball team, Sug Sutton is often described as a coach on the court. Perhaps it’s the nature of the position. The junior is responsible for knowing what each of her teammates is supposed to be doing. Sutton is a ringmaster, shouting instructions and … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 19 Texas vs. Texas Tech

Texas Tech vs. No. 19 Texas 11 a.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 20-6, 10-4; Texas Tech 12-13, 3-11 The series: Texas leads 72-29. The Longhorns won 78-71 on Jan. 26 in Lubbock. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.3 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

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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

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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