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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

No. 12 Texas vs. Kansas 7 p.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 15-3, 5-1; Kansas 11-5, 1-4 The series: Texas leads 26-10. Longhorns have won 12 straight over the Jayhawks. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.1 ppg, 6.5 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Despite preseason setbacks, Texas women churning along

All things considered, Texas is having a good year in women’s hoops. Even if it’s never easy. The preseason brought the news of incoming McDonald’s All-American Sedona Prince going down with a broken leg while playing international ball in Mexico City. Then explosive senior guard Lashann Higgs, who was handed … Read More

Sug Sutton strikes late to help Texas ease past TCU 73-67

Sug Sutton went face-to-face with pressure and calmly knocked down four free throws in the final eight seconds of Saturday’s game against TCU. Sutton’s ice-in-the-blood performance — combined with strong inside play from Joyner Holmes and Charli Collier — helped the 11th-ranked Longhorns escape with a 73-67 victory over TCU … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 73, TCU 67

Joyner Holmes scored 17 points and Sug Sutton hit four free throws in the final 8 seconds to lift No. 11 Texas to a 73-67 victory over TCU Saturday at the Erwin Center. Texas improved to 15-3, 5-1 in the Big 12. TCU is 12-5, 2-4. TCU, which trailed by … Read More

With former players in the house, Texas women hope to regroup after rare Big 12 loss

When the Longhorns take the court for a women’s basketball game against TCU on Saturday, a big piece of Texas legacy will be on their side. Hall of Fame coach Jody Conradt will take her customary floor-level seat behind the home team’s basket. She’ll be joined by roughly 40 former … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. TCU

No. 11 Texas vs. TCU 1 p.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 14-3, 4-1; TCU 12-4, 2-3 The series: Texas leads 41-3. Last year TCU won 79-77 in Forth Worth, Texas won 92-65 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.3 ppg, 6.8 … Read More

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Strong first half leads to upset of No. 11 Texas

Kayla Goth had 20 points and tied her career-high with 12 assists and Kansas State used a big first half to defeat No. 11 Texas 87-69 on Wednesday night in Manhattan, Kan. Christianna Carr added 19 on points 7-of-10 shooting, including four 3-pointers, for the Wildcats (11-6, 2-3 Big 12). Read More

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Sugar Bowl champions to be honored during Texas-OU men’s basketball game

Texas officials plan to honor the football team’s Sugar Bowl victory during a women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader Saturday at the Erwin Center. The UT women’s team, ranked 11th, will host TCU at 1 p.m. Saturday. The men’s team faces 20th-ranked Oklahoma at 7 p.m. Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Kansas State

No. 11 Texas vs. Kansas State 7 p.m. Wednesday, Manhattan, Kan., ESPN3, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 14-2, 4-0; Kansas State 10-6, 1-3 The series: Texas leads 22-14. The Horns have won the last seven meetings. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg Jatarie … Read More

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Texas women survive late flurry to beat Iowa State

Sug Sutton had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Joyner Holmes had a big block as the No. 11 Texas women survived two missed shots in the closing seconds to edge No. 20 Iowa State 64-62 Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The Longhorns (14-2, 4-0 Big 12), who have … Read More

Behind Joyner Holmes, Texas rebounds for 73-63 victory over rival Sooners

Texas has built one of the best defensive teams in college hoops with a collection of players who are desperate to rebound the basketball. Karen Aston said she was proud of her team “for weathering a storm” after the Longhorns rallied for a 73-63 victory over youth-driven Oklahoma Wednesday night … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 73, Oklahoma 63

Destiny Littleton scored 15 points and Joyner Holmes grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 11 Texas to a 73-63 victory over Oklahoma Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Texas improved to 13-2, 3-0 in the Big 12. OU is 5-9, 1-2. Senior center Jatarie White scored 13 points and contributed … Read More

A week after football’s Sugar Bowl finish, Texas women look to keep the momentum going

Before Karen Aston joined her players for their weekly film session, the coach had a few words about another team on campus. The university was still abuzz from the football team’s 28-21 victory over Georgia last week in the Sugar Bowl. Aston, who sits in the stands for most home … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Oklahoma

Oklahoma at No. 11 Texas 7 p.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 12-2, 2-0; Oklahoma 5-8, 1-1 The series: Texas leads 31-25. The Horns swept both games last season — 88-78 in Norman, 79-66 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.7 ppg, … Read More

Texas overcomes turnovers, OSU rally to capture Big 12 opener

Senior forward Olamide Aborowa was rewarded for her defensive tenacity in practice by starting for the first time in her Texas basketball career. Ironically, it was UT’s defense that made up for some sloppy offensive play in the Big 12 opener Wednesday night against Oklahoma State. With point guard Sug … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 60, Oklahoma State 51

Led by Sug Sutton, Texas opened its Big 12 Conference schedule by defeating Oklahoma State 60-51 Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. The junior point guard scored 13 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished out 5 assists  and the Longhorns withstood a late Oklahoma State rally. Texas is 11-2, 1-0. Read More

Texas women are seeking some basketball cohesion, grit as Big 12 play begins

As the women’s Big 12 basketball season beckons, Karen Aston is searching for answers that cannot be found on a stat sheet. Led by point guard Sug Sutton, the 13th-ranked Longhorns (10-2) have balanced scoring. The are outrebounding opponents by an average of 16 boards a game. But Texas has … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas vs. Oklahoma

Oklahoma at No. 11 Texas 7 p.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 12-2, 2-0; Oklahoma 5-8, 1-1 The series: Texas leads 31-25. The Horns swept both games last season — 88-78 in Norman, 79-66 in Austin. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.7 ppg, … Read More

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Destiny Littleton scores 22 as UT women roll to victory

Destiny Littleton scored 22 points, one of three Texas players to set career highs, and the No. 13 Longhorns warmed up for conference play with its highest scoring game of the season on Saturday, a 104-66 win over Northwestern State at the Erwin Center. Sug Sutton had 18 points while … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 13 Texas vs. Northwestern State

No. 13 Texas vs. Northwestern State 1 p.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3 Records: Texas 9-2, Northwestern State 5-5 The series: Texas leads 6-0. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 7.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, Sr., 6-4) — 12.1 ppg, 5.9 rpg Sug Sutton … Read More