The guard trio of Lashann Higgs, Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty won the night.
Texas finished its regular season slate with a 79-66 victory over Oklahoma Tuesday night at the Erwin Center
This was the final regular-season home game for three Longhorns — Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau, Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty.
Before the game they were accompanied by their families for a mid-court celebration.
It was a back-and-forth game early until Texas used a 10-1 scoring spurt to end the first half. Atkins had 10 points to help the Longhorns to a 40-31 lead at the break.
Junior Jordan Hosey made her second start of the season, replacing Joyner Holmes in the lineup. Hosey contributed 8 points points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists in 15 minutes.
Center Vionise Pierre-Louis led Oklahoma (16-13, 11-7) with 19 points.
Texas won the first game of the Big 12 season on Dec. 28 with an 88-78 victory over Oklahoma in Norman. The Longhorns improved their career record to 31-25 over OU.
The Longhorns (24-5, 15-3) now head to post-season tournament. They open the Big 12 Tournament on Saturday night in Oklahoma City against the winner of Friday’s matchup between the Nos. 7 and 10 seeds.
All games will be played at Chesapeake Arena, home of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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