Texas forward Charli Collier (35) turns to the basket as Oklahoma State's Kassidy De Lapp (1) and Braxtin Miller (14) defend on Jan. 2, 2019 in Austin. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Posted March 7th, 2020


Texas vs. Oklahoma State

When: 11:30 a.m. Sunday

Where: Erwin Center


TV/radio: LHN/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 37-15

Oklahoma State (15-14, 6-11 Big 12)
1CKassidy De LappSoph.6-33.73.7
4FNatasha MackJr.6-417.712.5
12FVivian GrayJr.6-119.74.9
21GJa'Mee AsberrySoph.5-57.03.2*
33GClitan de SousaSr.6-05.53.0
Coach: Jim Littell (176-110, 9th season at Oklahoma State; 176-110, 9th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Cowgirls: Gray recently joined Andrea Riley (2007-10) and Kaylee Jensen (2016-18) as the only Cowgirls to score 500 points in consecutive campaigns. Gray’s 570 points this season rank 17th in Oklahoma State’s record books. … Mack’s 18 double-double outings are tied with Kansas State freshman Ayoka Lee for the Big 12 lead. Mack missed a 61-56 loss to Texas in Stillwater on Jan. 25. … Oklahoma State has been beaten in four of its last five road games. … Only South Carolina (265) and Tennessee (215) have recorded more blocks than the Cowgirls, who have swatted 191 shots.

Texas (18-11, 10-7 Big 12)
1GSug SuttonSr.5-810.34.1*
10GLashann HiggsSr.5-99.23.6
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-05.03.4
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-313.08.6
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-513.110.4
Coach: Karen Aston (183-83, 8th year at Texas; 284-146, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: In a pregame ceremony, Texas will retire the No. 24 jersey once worn by All-American and national champion Clarissa Davis. … After the game, Texas will honor its four seniors and graduate transfer Sophie Taylor. … Texas was beaten 69-53 by Baylor on Thursday. This season, the Longhorns are 9-1 following a loss. … Unless it loses to Oklahoma State and Iowa State upsets Baylor on Sunday, Texas will be the third seed in a Big 12 tournament that begins next week.

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