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UConn, Tennessee highlight Texas basketball’s non-conference schedule

UConn will make a trip to the Erwin Center on Jan. 15

Posted May 17th, 2017

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  • The Longhorns begin their 2017-18 season with an exhibition game on November 5 against Oklahoma City University, which captured the 2017 NAIA Division I National Championship

The University of Texas women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season will include powerhouses UConn, Tennessee and Florida State.

Texas’s Brooke McCarty earned Big 12 Player of the Year honors last season. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

This season’s non-conference opponents compiled a 185-106 (.636) record last season and three of UT’s non-league foes are ranked among the nation’s top teams according to ESPN.com’s “Way-Too-Early Preseason Top-25.” In addition to the announced opponents, the Longhorns will participate in the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 24-25, with matchups to be determined at a later date. Texas will play two games in that event.

Home-schedule highlights include contests against NCAA Semifinalist UConn on Jan. 15 and a return game from NCAA Regional Finalist Florida State on Dec. 17.

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The Longhorns begin their 2017-18 season with an exhibition game on November 5 against Oklahoma City University, which captured the 2017 NAIA Division I National Championship with a 34-2 overall record and a 17-0 mark in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

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2017-18 TEXAS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Nov. 5 – Oklahoma City University (EXH.)

Nov. 12 – Stetson

Nov. 15 – McNeese State

Nov. 17 – UTSA

Nov. 24-25 – at South Point Shootout – Las Vegas, Nev. &

Nov. 30 – Louisiana Tech

Dec. 3at Georgia

Dec. 10at Tennessee

Dec. 13 – Northwestern State

Dec. 17 – Florida State

Jan. 15 – UConn

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