Texas guard Sug Sutton (1) looks to pass away from Texas Tech guard Alexis Tucker (35) in Austin on Jan. 15, 2020. [Stephen Spillman for Statesman]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Texas Tech

Posted February 8th, 2020


Texas at Texas Tech

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

Where: United Supermarkets Arena


TV/radio: ESPNU/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 74-29

Texas (14-7, 6-3 Big 12)
0GCeleste TaylorFr.5-119.04.4
1GSug SuttonSr.5-811.04.0*
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-05.03.6
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-313.69.0
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-513.210.6
Coach: Karen Aston (179-79, 8th year at Texas; 280-142, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: This will be Texas’ first appearance since a 64-44 loss at home to Baylor on Jan. 31. … Texas shot 24.6% against Baylor and distributed a season-low three assists, and shot selection was among the talking points at this week’s media availability with Aston and Underwood. … In her last outing, sophomore guard Joanne Allen-Taylor knocked down a career-high three 3-pointers. Allen-Taylor claims a 37.8 shooting percentage from deep this season. … Texas’ 92-66 win at home over Texas Tech on Jan. 15 was its 13th straight victory in this series.

Texas Tech (14-6, 3-6 Big 12)
0GChrislyn CarrSoph.5-514.24.9*
2GSydney GoodsonJr.5-88.05.8
15GAndrayah AdamsJr.5-106.32.6
20FBrittany BrewerSr.6-515.610.2
35GAlexis TuckerFr.5-1113.46.5
Coach: Marlene Stollings (28-23, 2nd season at Texas Tech; 169-115, 9th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Lady Raiders: Last weekend, Texas Tech scored 109 points and made a Big 12-record 20 3-pointers against Oklahoma State. Texas Tech’s 11th-ranked scoring offense has also had 115-, 99- and 98-point performances this season. … Nationally, Brewer’s 83 blocks trail only the 94 shots stuffed by BYU junior Sara Hamson. … Only eight of the other 347 Division I teams are averaging more personal fouls than Texas Tech (13.4). … After sitting out last season following a transfer from St. John’s, Adams scored 55 points over her first 16 games with Texas Tech. She has tallied 71 points over her last four games.

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