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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

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White leads No. 12 Texas women’s basketball past UT Rio Grande Valley

Jatarie White had 20 points and 12 rebounds as the No. 12 Texas women’s basketball team pulled away from UT Rio Grande Valley for an 81-66 win on Thursday night in Edinburg. Joyner Holmes added 15 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Longhorns (9-2). Sug Sutton … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at UT-Rio Grande Valley

No. 12 Texas at UT-Rio Grande Valley 7 p.m. Thursday, UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg, 105.3 Records: Texas 8-2, UT-Rio Grande Valley 7-5 The series: Texas leads 7-0. They haven’t played since 2016, an 85-61 Longhorns victory. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 4.0 ppg, 4.5 … Read More

‘An innovative deal’: How Texas will get a $300 million basketball arena at no cost to taxpayers, boosters

University of Texas officials have struck an innovative financial agreement in which the Longhorns will get a $300 million basketball arena with zero out-of-pocket cost. The UT System Board of Regents is set to approve a measure Thursday that will mark the school’s official marriage with … Read More

Texas regents scheduled to vote Thursday on new basketball arena, moving project forward

Texas officials are dribbling toward a new basketball arena. The UT System Board of Regents is scheduled to approve a measure on Thursday that will turn 6.64 acres of land over to Oak View Group LLC for the construction of “an events arena to replace the … Read More

Texas overcomes early struggles to overpower Stetson 65-46

During its drive to become an elite basketball team, Texas will occasionally play a head-scratching game that disappoints the most supportive fans. But first the good news. The Longhorns received a game-high 15 points from transfer Danni Williams and 13 points from freshman post Charli Collier during a 65-46 victory … Read More

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It’s over: Texas 65, Stetson 46

Transfer guard Danni Williams had a team-high 15 points and 8 rebounds to lift Texas to a 65-46 victory over Stetson Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. The Longhorns had to overcome 25 turnovers in the victory. Freshman Charli Collier scored 13 oints and guard Destiny Littleton scored 10 points … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson

No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson 1 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 7-2, Stetson 1-7 The series: Texas leads 1-0. The Longhorns won 95-59 last season. Texas’ starting lineup Jada Underwood (F, 6-0, Jr.) — 5.3 ppg, 4.1 rpg Jatarie White (C, Sr., 6-4) — … Read More

Tennessee uses outside bombs to tame Texas in old rivalry

Texas will take a week off before playing Stetson on Sunday. Read More

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It’s a wrap: Tennessee 88, Texas 82

Tennessee guard Meme Jackson scored 33 points to power the ninth-ranked Lady Vols to an 88-82 victory over No. 12 Texas Sunday at the Erwin Center. It was a career-high for Jackson, who complemented her day with four three-point shots. As a team, the Lady Vols hit 55.6 percent of … Read More

Here comes No. 9 Tennessee, and the Texas women are looking to get physical in traditional matchup

Back when she was growing up in Clovis, N.M., Danni Williams aspired to someday play basketball wearing Tennessee orange. Her bedroom walls were painted in Lady Vols colors. And as New Mexico’s three-time Gatorade player of the year who was ranked by ESPN as the country’s No. 7-rated guard in … Read More

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Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas vs. No. 9 Tennessee

No. 12 Texas vs. No. 9 Tennessee Sunday, noon, Erwin Center, ESPN2, 105.3 FM Records: Tennessee 7-0, Texas 7-1 The series: Tennessee leads 24-15. The Lady Vols won last year 82-75 in Knoxville. Texas’ starting lineup Jada Underwood (F, 6-0, Jr.) — 5.5 ppg, 4.4 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

Bulldogs punch Texas early in easy victory over previously unbeaten Longhorns

In the Texas women’s basketball team’s first game against a national contender, the Longhorns dropped the ball. This was intended to be a measuring stick game for 10th-ranked Texas, which figured to have its hands full with sixth-ranked Mississippi State. During a 67-49 loss Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center, … Read More

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It’s over: Mississippi State 67, Texas 49

Senior guard Jazzmun Holmes scored 17 points to help lead No. 6 Mississippi State to a 67-49 victory over No. 10 Texas Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. The Bulldogs also received offensive and defensive support from 6-7 senior Teaira McCowan, who finished with 13 points and 12 boards. Texas … Read More

Texas faces first tall task of the season with No. 6 Mississippi State in town

A lot has happened since Teaira McCowan made her first trip to Austin with the Mississippi State basketball team in 2016. Shy and homesick, the 6-foot-7 freshman center scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in a 53-47 loss to Texas. “I remember after the game, I was in tears … Read More