Texas Joyner Holmes, (24) drives the baseline as Oklahoma Nydia Lampkin, (21), defends during the first half of NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday Jan.9, 2019, in Austin, Texas. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for STATESMAN]


Women’s preview: No. 11 Texas at No. 20 Iowa State

Both teams enter game with 3-0 Big 12 records

Posted January 11th, 2019

Story highlights
  • Texas has won six of last seven meetings

No. 11 Texas vs. No. 20 Iowa State

4 p.m. Saturday, Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa, 105.3 FM

Records: Texas 13-2, 3-0; Iowa State 13-2, 3-0

The series: Iowa State leads 18-17. The Horns have won six of the last seven.


Texas’ starting lineup

Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 9.7 ppg, 7.0 rpg

Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 11.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg

Destiny Littleton (G, 5-9, So.) — 10.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg

Sug Sutton (G, Jr., 5-8) — 11.1 ppg, 4.9 rpg

Danni Williams (G, Grad., 5-10) — 10.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg

About the Longhorns: Texas is coming off a 73-63 victory over Oklahoma on Wednesday. Holmes had a season-high 14 rebounds. Littleton led the offense with 15 points. Williams scored 11 points — including three three-pointers — and three assists in a team-high 38 minutes of play. She has scored in double figures nine times this season. … Texas is 3-0 to start Big 12 for the fourth consecutive season. … Up next for the Horns is a game Wednesday at Kansas State. The next home game is next Saturday against Texas Tech.

Iowa State’s starting lineup

Meredith Burkhall (F, 6-3, Sr.) — 5.3 ppg, 3.4 rpg

Madison Wise (F, 6-1, So.) — 8.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg

Bridget Carleton (G, 6-1, Sr.) — 19.9 ppg, 8.6 rpg

Ashley Joens (G, 6-0, Fr.) — 12.1 ppg, 4.5 rpg

Alexa Middleton (G, 5-9, Sr.) — 9.1 ppg, 2.9 rpg

About the Cyclones: Iowa State is coming off a 92-54 victory over TCU Wednesday in Ames. Carleton led the way with 24 points and 10 rebounds, her fifth double-double of the year. They extended their NCAA record by hitting a three-pointer in their 750th consecutive game. The Cyclones won the rebounding battle 57-24. They shot better than 90 percent from the foul line for the fourth time this season. … Iowa State leads the Big 12 with 8.7 three-pointers per game. … The Cyclones have won seven straight, the conference’s longest current streak.

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