Women's Basketball Archives

Texas women blow past UTSA in a ho-hum effort before a vocal crowd, 98-54

If you asked the 9,495 fans in attendance, they probably would have given the Texas women straight A’s after the 10th-ranked Longhorns’ 98-54 win over UTSA. The teacher wasn’t quite as lenient. Texas coach Karen Aston — although she was happy to get the win and thoroughly enjoyed the 7,500 … Read More

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It’s a final: Texas 98, UTSA 54

Danni Williams scored 22 points to help No. 10 Texas roll over UTSA in a non-conference women’s basketball game Wednesday at the Erwin Center. It was a fun game for the Longhorns, who were cheered on by roughly 7,000 schoolchildren from Austin and San Antonio. Total attendance was 9,495 for … Read More

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Texas athletics announces lower concession prices at the Erwin Center

Texas Athletic Director Chris Del Conte and his top lieutenant Drew Martin, the architect for Bevo Boulevard, are ready to tackle the fan experience at the Erwin Center. In an email to fans late Tuesday, the school announced lower concession prices for basketball games and the … Read More

Aston: Texas will regroup with young players in wake of season-ending injury to Lashann Higgs

The season-ending injury to senior guard Lashann Higgs gives a few of her teammates an opportunity to show what they can do. That was Texas coach Karen Aston’s message after learning the Longhorns’ leading scorer had suffered a torn ACL injury to her right knee in a … Read More

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Women’s basketball preview: Texas vs. UTSA

No. 10 Texas vs. UTSA 11 a.m. Wednesday, Erwin Center LHN, 105.3 FM Records: UTSA is 3-4, Texas 6-0 The series: Texas leads 8-0 TEXAS No.   Pos.   Player                        Class    Ht..   PPG.   RPG. 12     F       Jada Underwood        Jr.          6-0       5.5       5.3 40     C       Jatarie White             Sr.          6-4      12.5      6.3 1       G       … Read More

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Texas senior Lashann Higgs suffers season-ending knee injury

The tough-luck Texas women’s basketball team suffered another blow on Monday when starting guard Lashann Higgs learned she suffered a season-ending knee injury. The Longhorn senior suffered a torn ACL to her right knee while driving to the hoop in the first half of a victory over Quinnipiac Friday night … Read More

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Ann Conradt, mother of Hall of Fame coach, dies at 97

Ann Conradt, a fixture at Lady Longhorn basketball games when daughter Jody coached the team, died Monday in Goldthwaite. She was 97. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Goldthwaite. She will … Read More

Sug Sutton leads Texas to Gulf Coast Showcase championship

ESTERO, Fla. — Sug Sutton needed a couple of minutes outside the victorious Texas locker room to figure out how to get her Gulf Coast Showcase MVP trophy back into its box. Like every other challenge she faced over the weekend, she found the answer. Sutton scored 17 points, Jatarie … Read More

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Texas women’s basketball reaches Gulf Coast Showcase final

ESTERO, Fla. (AP)—The No. 10 Texas women’s basketball team rode defense to a berth in the championship game of the Gulf Coast Showcase. Jatarie White scored 16 points and Texas defeated Michigan 69-52 on Saturday night in the semifinals. They set the tone with a 19-0 run in the first … Read More

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No. 10 Texas survives surprising challenge from Quinnipiac

ESTERO, Fla. (AP)—Audrey Warren’s jumper from just inside the foul line with 47 seconds left put No. 10 Texas ahead to stay, and the Longhorns knocked off Quinnipiac 56-55 on Friday in the opening round of the Gulf Coast Showcase. Sug Sutton and Jatarie White each scored 12 for Texas … Read More

Williams finds her stroke, Texas women improve to 3-0 with 96-40 win over McNeese

Danni Williams said that the rough start to her new life with the Texas Longhorns was a concern, just not much of one. Williams, the graduate transfer guard who left Texas A&M to join the Longhorns, converted 4 of 6 three-point attempts and finished with 14 points Thursday night as … Read More

Texas finds leadership with Sug Sutton, Lashann Higgs

Karen Aston put a season-opening victory over Duquesne under a microscope to learn something that wasn’t on the final stat sheet. There were several promising aspects of a 78-41 victory Thursday night at the Erwin Center. From points and rebounds to assists and turnovers, the Longhorns led in just about … Read More

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Chasity Patterson, sophomore guard, leaves Texas basketball team

University of Texas sophomore Chasity Patterson has been granted her release and will transfer to another school, the team announced Saturday. The 5-5 guard has not chosen a new school. She played in the opener on Thursday, scoring six points in nine minutes in a 78-41 victory over Duquesne. Read More

Texas follows Destiny Littleton in season-opening victory over Duquesne

A shooting star was discovered Thursday night that was not visible in the Texas solar system last year. Her name is Destiny Littleton, a sophomore from California who scored a total of 17 points in her freshman season. On a team that already has established stars, the 5-9 guard looked … Read More

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It’s a wrap: Texas women open season with blowout victory over Duquesne

Lashann Higgs opened her senior year with 20 points to help power 11th-ranked Texas to a 78-41 victory over Duquesne in the season opener Thursday night at the Erwin Center. The 5-9 shooting guard from Round Rock was 9 for 16 from the field before leaving early in the fourth … Read More

Women’s basketball story lines: Touted freshmen aim to lead Texas to next level

When they graduate in 2022, the players who comprise the Texas women’s basketball freshman class will be remembered for taking the Longhorns to the next level. That’s at the top of Karen Aston’s wish list. It’s too early to make bold statements, but this might be the best crop of … Read More

Breaking down the Texas women’s basketball schedule

The Texas women open their season at home Thursday night against Duquesne. Here’s a look at their season schedule: November Three games, all at home. Duquesne, the season-opening opponent, drew one vote in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll as did TCU, Drake and Green Bay. Read More

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Karen Aston selected for induction in Little Rock Hall of Fame

Texas head women’s basketball coach Karen Aston has been selected for induction into the Trojan Athletics Hall of Fame, class of 2019, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, it was announced Monday. Aston, a 1987 UALR graduate, is one of five inductees. Little Rock will … Read More

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Texas checks in at No. 11 in AP preseason women’s basketball poll

Texas will have four regular-season games against teams that landed in the Associated Press preseason women’s basketball poll. The Longhorns begin the year tied for 11th with Tennessee in the AP poll that was released on Wednesday. Defending champion Notre Dame was a unanimous No. 1 in the poll of … Read More

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Freshman leads Horns over West Texas A&M

Freshman Charli Collier scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Texas women’s basketball team beat West Texas A&M 91-63 in an exhibition game Sunday at the Erwin Center. UT senior Lashann Higgs contributed 14 points as improved to 6-0 in exhibition games under coach Karen Aston. The … Read More