Texas guard Lashann Higgs (10) passes around Iowa State forward Adriana Camber (13) at the Erwin Center on Jan. 27, 2018. (Stephen Spillman / for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Iowa State

Posted January 5th, 2020


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

No. 25 Texas (8-5, 0-1 Big 12)
1GSug SuttonSr.5-810.33.8*
0GCeleste TaylorFr.5-118.94.2
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-05.03.9
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-314.59.5
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-514.211.1
Coach: Karen Aston (173-77, 8th year at Texas; 274-140, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: Due to this past Friday’s 65-63 loss to TCU, Texas will likely drop out of the Associated Press’ rankings on Monday morning. … Holmes and Collier have both notched nine double-doubles this season. Those totals rank fourth nationally and no team has recorded more double-doubles than Texas’ 19. … Lashann Higgs has come off the bench in each of Texas’ last five games and is averaging 11.4 points. … This is the 1,500th game in UT’s history. Texas boasts an overall record of 1,096-403.

Iowa State (9-3, 1-0 Big 12)
4GRae JohnsonJr.5-79.24.8*
15FInés NezerwaSr.6-38.84.2
24GAshley JoensSoph.6-023.611.1
25FKristin ScottJr.6-313.66.8
32GMaggie Espenmiller-McGrawFr.5-108.53.5*
Coach: Bill Fennelly (514-265, 25th year at Iowa State; 680-318, 31st year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Cyclones: On Friday, Iowa State beat Texas Tech 96-66 and handed the Lady Raiders their first loss of the season. Iowa State knocked down 16 three-pointers in the rout. … A two-time Big 12 player of the week and the conference’s leading scorer, Joens’ 98 made free throws are tied for tops in the NCAA. …  Scott represented the Cyclones on the Big 12’s preseason honor roll. … Iowa State is 6-2 at home this winter but the Cyclones last beat Texas in Ames in 2015.

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