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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma

Texas vs. Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 34-25 About the Sooners: An 83-80 loss to Kansas on Wednesday was Oklahoma’s fifth straight defeat. … Robertson entered this week … Read More

Texas rallies to top No. 25 TCU

FORT WORTH — Celeste Taylor scored 13 of her career-high 22 points and Joyner Holmes recorded all 15 of hers in the second half as Texas rallied to beat No. 25 TCU 77-67 Wednesday night. With the loss by TCU (20-6, 11-4), second-ranked Baylor (15-0) clinched the Big 12 championship … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at No. 25 TCU

Texas at No. 25 TCU When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Where: Schollmaier Arena TV/radio: Fox Sports Southwest Plus/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 44-4 About the Longhorns: With four games left in the regular season, Texas is the Big 12’s … Read More

Kansas State 60, Texas 54: Longhorns stumble after failing to land a third-quarter knockout

On Saturday afternoon at the Erwin Center, Texas needed to score only 56 points to guarantee that its fans would win free chicken wings. But alas, both the Longhorns and an announced crowd of 3,392 went home hungry after a 60-54 loss to Kansas State. Sophomore Charli Collier led Texas … Read More

With ‘extremely critical’ games ahead, Texas faces a tall task in stopping Kansas State’s Williams, Lee

To put it simply, Texas coach Karen Aston thinks the bigs in the Big 12 are having a big year. Texas Tech senior Brittany Brewer? “Having a phenomenal year,” Aston said on Friday. Baylor’s Lauren Cox, NaLyssa Smith and Queen Egbo? The Lady Bears are “leading the way,” in the … Read More

Texas regents set to approve new basketball, rowing practice facility costing $60 million

The Longhorns’ near-unstoppable athletic expansion continued Friday when details began to emerge about a new basketball and rowing practice facility. Texas officials knew they’d have to carve out a spot for the men’s and women’s basketball teams to practice. Cooley Pavilion, like the Erwin Center, … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas State

Texas vs. Kansas State When: 12 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 23-16 About the Wildcats: Nationally, Kansas State ranks sixth in rebounding (44.3 per game) and 11th in … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Clarissa Davis

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Clarissa Davis. Davis is among the very few who can argue that they were the greatest to ever … Read More

Texas 50, West Virginia 44: A bumpy offensive ride, but Horns get back on track

With five seconds left in the first quarter, Texas point guard Sug Sutton spun past a West Virginia defender and accelerated the remaining 70 feet of the floor for a layup to give the Longhorns a double-digit lead. Those in attendance rose to their feet for Sutton, and although the … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. West Virginia

Texas vs. West Virginia When: 7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 12-7 About the Mountaineers: Once ranked as high as 17th in the AP poll, West Virginia has lost seven of its … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball falls to Kansas for first time since 2013

The Texas women’s basketball team struggled shooting from the field and fell to Kansas 82-67 in Lawrence, Kan., on Saturday. The loss ended a 15-game winning streak Texas held against the Jayhawks, dating back to Feb. of 2013. The Jayhawks are just 2-11 in the Big 12. They ended a … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Kansas

Texas at Kansas When: 6 p.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse TV/radio: ESPN+/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 29-10 About the Longhorns: In Wednesday’s 69-51 loss to Iowa State, three different Longhorns — Holmes, Collier … Read More

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Golden: Texas’ uneven performances not isolated, but systemic, under Aston

If Texas players are interested in getting head coach Karen Aston a contact extension, they have a weird way of showing it. Worse yet, there was the appearance of concession in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s loss as Iowa State players began driving to the rim for uncontested layups … Read More

Iowa State 69, Texas 51: Longhorns left without any excuses after a poor performance at home

At the beginning of the fourth quarter Wednesday night at the Erwin Center, Texas’ Lashann Higgs got a good look at a 3-pointer. Her shot, though, bounced off the front of the rim — the same result as most of the 53 shots that had preceded it for the Longhorns. Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Retha Swindell

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Retha Swindell. A 6-2 post from Center, Swindell was the first black woman to … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Iowa State

Texas vs. Iowa State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Iowa State leads 20-19 About the Cyclones: Joens, who dislocated her shoulder in last week’s game against Oklahoma but … Read More

As the Big 12 battles its national perception, the Texas women look for a quality win

With 5:17 left in the second quarter on Sunday, Texas found itself starring at an 11-point deficit at Texas Tech’s United Supermarkets Arena. The Longhorns rebounded, rallied and showed resiliency, however. Led by senior guard Sug Sutton’s 20-point effort, Texas left Lubbock with an 81-66 win. Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Texas Tech

Texas at Texas Tech When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: United Supermarkets Arena TV/radio: ESPNU/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 74-29 About the Longhorns: This will be Texas’ first appearance since a 64-44 loss at … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Rodney Page

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes and coaches who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball coach Rodney Page. It took until the 2014 season for Texas’ football team to hire its first … Read More

No. 2 Baylor 64, Texas 44: Longhorns unable to ‘take the punch very well’ in Lady Bears’ blowout

Over the course of the first 20 games of its basketball season, Texas had outscored its opponents 377-319 in its third quarters. Still, UT head coach Karen Aston had at times been irritated by her team’s post-halftime performances. Following a loss to TCU in early January, … Read More