Texas forward Charli Collier (35) positions herself for a rebound against Oklahoma's Madi Williams (25) and Shaina Pellington (14) at the Erwin Center on Jan. 9, 2019. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Posted January 27th, 2020


Texas at Oklahoma

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Lloyd Noble Center


TV/radio: Fox Sports Oklahoma/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 33-25

Texas (13-6, 5-2 Big 12)
0GCeleste TaylorFr.5-118.94.5
1GSug SuttonSr.5-811.64.1*
12GJada UnderwoodSr.6-05.23.8
24FJoyner HolmesSr.6-314.19.0
35FCharli CollierSoph.6-513.910.5
Coach: Karen Aston (178-78, 8th year at Texas; 279-141, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: Owners of a four-game winning streak, Texas last won five consecutive conference contests during the 2017-18 season. … In Saturday’s win at Oklahoma State, Sutton became the 46th member of UT’s 1,000-point club. Holmes and senior Lashann Higgs have also scored 1,000 points in their college careers. … Collier ranks second in the Big 12 in total rebounding. … The leading scorer for Texas in both of its wins over Oklahoma last season — Destiny Littleton and Jatarie White — are no longer on the team.

Oklahoma (10-9, 3-4 Big 12)
3FMandy SimpsonJr.6-15.86.4
12GGabby GregoryFr.6-09.84.1
25GMadi WilliamsSoph.6-014.57.9
30GTaylor RobertsonSoph.5-720.62.8
32GTatum VeitenheimerSoph.5-83.53.4*
Coach: Sherri Coale (499-273, 24th season at Oklahoma; 499-273, 24th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Sooners: With 372, Oklahoma has 65 more turnovers than the next-worst team in the Big 12 and 66 more turnovers than third-place Texas. … Robertson leads the NCAA in made (97) and attempted (218) three-pointers and she has sank at least two deep shots in each of her 19 games. As a team, Texas has made 104 three-pointers. … Junior guard Ana Llanusa, who is averaging 16.9 points and 2.3 steals per game, has missed Oklahoma’s last five games. … Oklahoma has beaten ranked LSU and West Virginia teams this season.

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