BERKELEY, Calif. — Freshman Brooke McCarty hit two free throws with 20 seconds to play to lift Texas to a 66-64 victory over Western Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
Texas overcame a 7-point deficit in the last five minutes to claim the victory. Junior post Imani McGee-Stafford scored 24 points for the Longhorns.
Texas will play the winner of the Cal-Wichita State at 8 p.m. Sunday at Haas Pavilion.
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