Women's Basketball Archives

Not your ordinary big: Collier’s 3-point development gives Texas an added dimension

Through 20 games this season, the Texas women have hit 109 3-pointers. Statistically speaking, that’s not much. There are 190 teams out there — including six from the Big 12 — that have made more. Longhorns freshman Celeste Taylor has 21 of Texas’ threes while sophomore Charli Collier has made … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. No. 2 Baylor

Texas vs. Baylor When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 58-41 About the Lady Bears: The NCAA’s defending champion, Baylor’s only blemish was against a South Carolina team that currently tops the AP … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball team wins fifth straight

The Texas women’s basketball team dominated the Oklahoma Sooners on the way to a 70-53 win in Norman on Tuesday night. Lashann Higgs led all scorers with a season-high 19 points and Joyner Holmes added a double-double, scoring 14 points to go with 10 rebounds to help Texas pick up … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center TV/radio: Fox Sports Oklahoma/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 33-25 About the Longhorns: Owners of a four-game winning streak, Texas last won five consecutive conference contests during … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball rallies to beat Oklahoma State

The Texas women’s basketball team turned an eight-point deficit into a 61-56 win over Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Saturday afternoon. The Longhorns (13-6, 5-2 Big 12) trailed the Cowgirls (12-7, 3-4) by eight points after three quarters but outscored them 19-6 in the final quarter. Texas finished the game … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma State

Texas at Oklahoma State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena TV/radio: Fox Sports Net/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 36-15 About the Longhorns: With a 85-77 victory over Kansas on Wednesday, Texas became the sixth … Read More

Texas 85, Kansas 77: With room to improve, the Longhorns join an elite group of winners

Texas extended its winning streak to three games Wednesday night with an 85-77 victory over Kansas. It was the 1,100th win in program history. Only five other schools have won that many. So move over, Tennessee. Make room, UConn. Let the Club 1100 bouncer know that Texas has also joined … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

Texas vs. Kansas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 28-10 About the Jayhawks: Kansas has been beaten 14 straight times by the Longhorns. The Jayhawks’ … Read More

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Sug Sutton sparks Longhorns in road win over Kansas State

Senior guard Sug Sutton scored 11 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Texas wrapped up a 71-63 victory over Kansas State on Sunday in Manhattan, Kan. Sutton was the game’s top scorer and added six assists and three steals as the Longhorns improved to 11-6 overall and … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Kansas State

Texas at Kansas State When: 12 p.m. Sunday Where: Bramlage Coliseum TV/radio: ESPN+/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 22-16 About the Longhorns: A 26-point victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday … Read More

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‘Is it enough? No. But it is a really big step’: Texas coach Karen Aston reflects on WNBA’s new deal

Earlier this week, the Women’s National Basketball Association and its players association reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, salaries will increase and the top players can earn $215,000 each season. Improved travel arrangements — such as better … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas women can ride bigs Collier and Holmes to the NCAAs

Let the big girls lead the way and the others will follow. It’s Texas’ best path to the NCAAs. When Charli Collier and Joyner Holmes are controlling the paint like they did Wednesday night against Texas Tech, the Longhorns can play with anybody. Even better for Texas is the presence … Read More

Longhorns bounce back from ‘the end of the world’ in a 92-66 rout of Texas Tech

In Texas’ first three games of conference play, the fourth quarters had been a problem for the Longhorns. They lost a last-minute lead in a loss to TCU. It happened again in Sunday’s 68-63 slip-up at West Virginia. Even in their league win, an 81-75 victory over Iowa State on … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas Tech at Texas

Texas Tech at Texas When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 73-29 About the Lady Raiders:  After averaging 14 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last week, guard Alexis Tucker … Read More

No. 15 West Virginia rallies to defeat Texas women

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Tynice Martin scored 23 points and Kysre Gondrezick added 21 to rally No. 15 West Virginia to a 68-63 win over Texas on Sunday, running the Mountaineers’ winning streak to nine. Martin and Gondrezick combined to score 20 of 21 West Virginia points in the fourth … Read More

After helping shuffle college basketball’s deck, Texas faces No. 19 West Virginia

When voters submit their ballots for the next Associated Press weekly poll, the decision on who’s No. 1 won’t be an easy one. Connecticut was last week’s No. 1, but the 30 total first-place votes were split between four teams. And none of them were sixth-ranked … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at No. 19 West Virginia

Texas at No. 19 West Virginia When: 12 p.m. Sunday Where: WVU Coliseum TV/radio: Fox Sports Net/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 12-6 About the Longhorns: UT has used the same starting lineup … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball team earns first Big 12 win of season

Joyner Holmes and Lashann Higgs each scored 17 points to help the Texas women’s basketball team earn its first Big 12 conference win of the season, defeating Iowa State 81-75 in Ames, Iowa, on Monday night. Sug Sutton added 14 points while Jada Underwood scored nine. Holmes also had eight … Read More

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Associated Press gives Texas the boot following a conference-opening loss to TCU

After dropping its Big 12 opener, Texas has been evicted from the national poll compiled by the Associated Press. Texas was not listed when the AP released its weekly rankings on Monday. UT had been ranked 25th in each of the AP’s last two polls. The Longhorns, though, … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at Iowa State

Texas at Iowa State When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Hilton Coliseum TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Iowa State leads 20-18 About the Longhorns: Due to this past Friday’s 65-63 loss to TCU, Texas will likely … Read More