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Texas women to play Stanford on Friday in Sweet 16

Posted March 21st, 2017

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No. 3 seed Texas will play No. 2 seed Stanford in the Sweet 16 at 8 p.m. on Friday in Lexington, Ky at Rupp Arena.

Stanford beat Kansas State 69-48 on Monday.

The Longhorns beat Stanford in the Sweet 16 in 1988 and are 4-6 all-time against the Cardinal.

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Stanford (30-5) has made 10 straight Sweet 16s while  Texas has made three in a row. The game will follow No. 5 seed Ohio State (the closest university to Lexington) against No. 1 seed Notre Dame. The winners of both games will play at 11 a.m. on ESPN.

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