Lady Longhorn Kelsey Lang comes down with a rebound against Texas Tech at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Jamie Harms/for American Statesman

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Women’s preview: No. 4 Texas vs. Iowa State

Posted January 4th, 2016

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When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Erwin Center

Records: Texas (13-0, 2-0 Big 12); Iowa State (10-3, 2-0)

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TV: LHN

Radio: 104.9

 

Probable starting lineups

TEXAS
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
24FAriel Atkins
Soph.5-1110.94.0
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
UCONN
No.Pos.PlayerClassHt.PPGRPG
30FBreanna StewartSr.6-419.38.6
3FMorgan TuckSr.6-29.31.9
33GKatie SamuelsonJr.5-911.23.3
11GKia NurseSoph.6-09.31.9
4GMoriah JeffersonSr.5-712.72.6

 

About Texas: In a 86-62 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday, the Longhorns scored 44 points in the paint, and the post duo of Imani Boyette — the Big 12 player of the week — and Kelsey Lang combined for 37 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks. … Texas needs to win six more games to become the fifth NCAA women’s basketball program to record 1,000 career victories. … Now 13-0, the Longhorns would be off to the third-best start in team history if they defeat the visiting Cyclones. … The Horns have won the rebounding battle in 12 of their 13 games.

About Iowa State: After losing three of their first five games, the Cyclones have won eight straight. That includes Big 12 victories over Kansas State and Oklahoma State. … The Cyclones are 17-11 all-time against Texas and have won three straight and nine of their past 11 against the Longhorns. … The Cyclones are 4-8 all-time in games at Texas but won last year’s meeting 58-57. That victory over No. 8 Texas gave Iowa State its top road triumph against a ranked team. … Seanna Johnson is tied for second in the nation with 10 double-doubles this season. She ranks first among Big 12 players.

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