Texas Tech vs. No. 19 Texas
11 a.m. Saturday, Erwin Center, LHN, 105.3
Records: Texas 20-6, 10-4; Texas Tech 12-13, 3-11
The series: Texas leads 72-29. The Longhorns won 78-71 on Jan. 26 in Lubbock.
Texas’ starting lineup
Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.3 ppg, 6.6 rpg
Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 10.4 ppg, 5.8 rpg
Destiny Littleton (G, 5-9, So.) — 9.2 ppg, 3.7 rpg
Sug Sutton (G, 5-8, Jr.) — 12.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg
Danni Williams (G, 5-10, Grad) — 11.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg
About the Longhorns: Texas has not played since losing a 69-60 decision to Kansas State this past Sunday at the Erwin Center. Littleton had a team-high 16 points while tying her season mark with 34 minutes played … Despite the loss, Texas still ranks fourth in the nation (out of 349 teams) in total rebounding, averaging 11.4 more boards than its opponents. … Sutton ranks 20th in the country with 5.4 assists per game. … In a category the Longhorns would like to forget, they rank 189th in turnovers per with 16.2 a game. … Next up will be a date with No. 1 Baylor at 6 p.m. Monday in Waco.
Texas Tech’s starting lineup
Brittany Brewer (F, 6-5, Jr.) — 16.0 ppg, 9.2 rpg
Zuri Sanders (F, 6-0, Sr.) — 7.3 ppg, 10.7 rpg
Sydney Goodson (G, 5-8, So.) — 10.7 ppg, 5.6 rpg
Angel Hayden (G, 5-6, So.) — 4.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg
Chrislyn Carr (G, 5-5, Fr.) — 18.4 ppg, 4.1 rpg
About the Lady Raiders: This is Tech’s first game since beating Kansas 75-71 Sunday in Lawrence. With two victories over the Jayhawks, it marked Tech’s first sweep of a Big 12 team in three years. … Carr had 23 points in the first meeting with Texas. The Lady Raiders were tied in that game 55-55 after three quarters before the Longhorns pulled away. … Formerly at Minnesota, first-year coach Marlene Stollings has transformed a Tech team that was 7-23, 1-17 in the Big 12 last season. As a player at Eastern High in Beaver, Ohio, in the early 1990s, Stollings set a state record (boys or girls) with 3,514 career points, ahead of LeBron James’ 2,657.
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