Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 6 Texas at TCU

Posted January 19th, 2016

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When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Schollmeier Arena, Fort Worth

TV: Fox College Sports

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Radio: 104.9

Records: Texas (16-1, 5-1 Big 12); TCU (11-6, 3-3)

 

Probable starting lineups

TEXAS
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
24FAriel Atkins
Soph.5-1110.94.0
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
UCONN
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
30FBreanna StewartSr.6-419.38.6
3FMorgan TuckSr.6-29.31.9
33GKatie SamuelsonJr.5-911.23.3
11GKia NurseSoph.6-09.31.9
4GMoriah JeffersonSr.5-712.72.6

 

ABOUT TEXAS

Center Imani Boyette is one of 30 players nationally to be nominated for the NCAA’s Senior CLASS Award, which honors senior student-athletes who have notable accomplishments within their communities, display excellent character and have excelled academically and within NCAA competition. … UT recruits Joyner Holmes and Alecia Sutton have been selected to participate in the McDonald’s All-American Game on March 30 in Chicago. Holmes is a forward from Cedar Hill while Sutton’s a point guard from St. Louis, Mo. … Texas slipped two shots this week’ in the Associated Press Top 25 after an 80-67 loss to Baylor on Sunday. … Texas coach Karen Aston‘s weekly show, called “Game Plan”, made its debut on the Longhorn Network on Monday. The show will air every Monday for the rest of the season.

ABOUT TCU

G Zahna Medley also has been nominated for the Senior CLASS Award. … Last season, the Frogs beat No. 13 Texas 64-59 in Fort Worth. Veja Hamilton  had a team-best 16 points while Medley scored nine of her 11 points in the second half. … TCU is coming off a 58-49 loss at Kansas State on Saturday. … Among the players having a good season for the Horned Frogs is freshman center Jordan Moore, who graduated from Stony Point High this past spring. Next season, Moore will be joined by three Austin-area high school seniors who have signed with TCU: Kianna Ray of Bowie and Vista Ridge teammates Mikayla Christian and Danielle Rainey.

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