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Quick take: Texas 71, Oklahoma State 60

Texas outscored the Cowgirls 20-10 in the third quarter to take a comfortable lead

Posted March 4th, 2017

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  • Texas will play the winner of the Oklahoma-West Virginia game Saturday night in a semifinal

OKLAHOMA CITY — Brooke McCarty scored 13 points and Lashann Higgs chipped in 12 to lead Texas to a 71-60 victory over Oklahoma State in a Big 12 Tournament quarterfinal game Saturday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Longhorns (23-7) advance to play the winner of Saturday’s game between Oklahoma and West Virginia. Game time is 4 p.m. Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena

Texas lead 37-30 behind 11 points by McCarty and 10 by Higgs. The Longhorns extended their lead to 21 in the third quarter and coasted to vistory.

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Texas marked the third time Texas and Oklahoma State have met this season. The Longhorns won 66-35 in Austin and 85-71 in Stillwater.

Texas leads the series over the Cowgirls  31-15.

 

Before the game, McCarty was presented the Big 12 Player of the Year trophy from conference senior associate commissioner Dru Hancock.

 

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