Women's Basketball

Milestone moments on the way to 1,000

Posted February 2nd, 2016

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Notable victories along the way to Texas’ 1,000th all-time win:

No. 1 (Nov. 26, 1974): Texas 68, Huston-Tillotson 17. The Longhorns were coached by Rod Page.

No. 39 (Nov. 22, 1976): Jody Conradt’s first game with the Longhorns, a 72-58 win over McLennan Community College.

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No. 100 (March 10, 1978): Texas 80, Baylor 73.

No. 200 (March 12, 1981): Texas 97, Oral Roberts 63.

No. 300 (Dec. 1, 1984): Texas 82, North Carolina State 68.

3/30/86 ralph barrera/aa-s...Texas' Clarissa Davis won the battle of the boards with USCs' Cheryl Miller for this loose ball during second half action as she carried the Lady Longhorns to a convincing trounce of the Women of Troy in the NCAA Women Final in Lexington, Ky. Clarissa scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. ORG XMIT:
Longhorn Clarissa Davis out-jumps USC’s Cheryl Miller for a rebound during Texas’ victory over Southern California in the 1986 NCAA women’s basketball championship. Davis totaled 24 points and 14 rebounds in the victory. CREDIT: Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman.

No. 360 (March 30, 1986): A 97-81 win over USC in the national championship game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. It capped Texas’ 34-0 season.

No. 400 (Dec. 29, 1987): Texas 86, Rutgers 75.

No. 500 (Nov. 30, 1991): Texas 81, UNLV 65.

No. 600 (Dec. 2, 1996): Texas 77, Washington 64.

No. 700 (March 15, 2002): Texas 60, Wisconsin-Green Bay 55.

No. 713 (Jan. 22, 2003): Texas 69, Texas Tech 58. Conradt joined Tennessee’s Pat Summitt as the only women’s coaches with 800 career victories.

No. 800 (Nov. 25, 2006): Texas 79, Oral Roberts 40.

No. 821 (March 6, 2007): Texas 70, Missouri 57. It was Conradt’s final win at Texas — and the 900th of her career.

ORG XMIT: TNCG112 Texas head coach Gail Goestenkors calls plays against Tennessee in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Chad Greene)
Former Texas coach Gail Goestenkors calls a play during a 2011 game against Tennessee. Goestenkors led the Longhorns to the NCAA tournament in each of her five seasons before stepping down with a 102-64 record at UT. CREDIT: Chad Greene/AP Photo

No. 822 (Nov. 11, 2007): Texas 92, Missouri State 55. The first win for new Texas coach Gail Goestenkors.

No. 900 (Nov. 25, 2011): Texas 79, Virginia 53.

Texas head coach Karen Aston has put together a hard-nosed high energy squad for the upcoming season. The University of Texas Women's basketball team is set to open their season as they scrimmage against a student men's squad Wednesday afternoon November 4, 2015 in the Erwin Center. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Current Longhorns coach Karen Aston fires up her squad during a practice this past November. Aston, who was hired at UT before the 2012 season, was on the sidelines when the Texas women’s team recorded the 1,000th win in program history. CREDIT: Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman

No. 923 (Nov. 9, 2012): Texas 70, St. John’s 60. It was Karen Aston’s head coaching debut for the Longhorns.

No. 1,000 (Jan. 27, 2016): Texas becomes the fifth team in women’s basketball history to win that many games, joining Tennessee, Old Dominion, Louisiana Tech and Western Kentucky.

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