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Texas’ Ariel Atkins named National Freshman of the Week by USBWA

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Ariel Atkins named National Freshman of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Texas’ Ariel Atkins as its Women’s National Freshman of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Feb. 1. The U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s (USBWA’s) weekly honor will be handed out each Tuesday through Feb. 17 […]

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No. 14/13 UT Women’s Basketball falls at TCU, 64-59

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Box Score | Notes FORT WORTH, Texas — Despite Imani Mcgee-Stafford posting her best offensive game of the season, no. 14/13 Texas Women’s Basketball lost to TCU, 64-59, on Sunday at the University Recreation Center. IRVING, Texas – Texas Women’s Basketball guard was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week after averaging 17.0 […]

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Texas Women’s Basketball Defeats Oklahoma in Double OT, 84-81

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AUSTIN, Texas – Freshman guard Ariel Atkins scored 21 points to lead No. 14/13 Texas Women’s Basketball to a double-overtime win over No. 24/rv Oklahoma, 84-81, on Thursday night at the Frank Erwin Center. The win marks Head Coach Karen Aston‘s 150th career victory. Texas (15-4, 4-4) had five double-digit scorers in the contest, led […]

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No. 4/5 Texas Women’s Basketball wins 13th straight home game

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AUSTIN, Texas — No. 4/5 Texas Women’s Basketball defeated Texas Tech, 55-44, on Saturday afternoon to mark the Longhorns’ 13th consecutive win at the Erwin Center. Longhorn women’s coach Karen Aston presents former Pantherette Ariel Atkins with a plaque celebrating her selection to Team USA this past summer. Prior to tip-off, Duncanville’s Ariel Atkins was […]

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No. 4/5 Longhorn Women’s Basketball falls at OU, 70-59

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NORMAN, Okla. — No. 4/5 Texas Women’s Basketball lost to Oklahoma, 70-59, on Wednesday at the Lloyd Noble Center. Senior forward Nneka Enemkpali posted game highs of 21 points on 6-of-11 shooting and 16 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season. Enemkpali, the Big 12 rebounding leader, now has 30 career double-doubles and 10 […]

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No. 3 Women’s Basketball Suffers First Loss of the Season

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AMES, Iowa — No. 3/3 Texas Women’s Basketball lost its first game of the season to Iowa State on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum, 59-57. The Longhorns (13-1, 2-1) were led by 16 points from junior guard Brady Sanders and 15 points off the bench from sophomore forward Nekia Jones. Despite the loss, UT is off […]

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No. 3 Women’s Basketball defeats No. 25 West Virginia, 61-55

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AUSTIN, Texas — Senior forward Nneka Enemkpali recorded her seventh consecutive double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 3/3 Texas Women’s Basketball past defending Big 12 Champion West Virginia, 61-55, on Wednesday night at the Frank Erwin Center. Texas (13-0, 2-0 Big 12) continued its best start since the 1985-86 season behind […]

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No. 3 Texas Women’s Basketball Finishes Non-Conference Play Undefeated

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Longhorns defeat Rice on Tuesday, 77-54, to conclude non-conference play with an undefeated record for first time since 1985-86. Box Score (PDF) AUSTIN, Texas — Senior forward Nneka Enemkpali managed a team-leading 14 points and 14 rebounds for her fifth-consecutive double-double, while junior guard Empress Davenport and freshman guard Brooke McCarty each contributed 13 points […]

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No. 3 Women’s Basketball perseveres to 67-65 win over No. 4 Texas A&M

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Longhorns overcome 11-point deficit to improve to 10-0 this season, including a 3-0 mark against top-10 teams. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Junior guard Empress Davenportmade a layup with 4.2 second remaining to lift No. 3/3 Texas Women’s Basketball past No. 4/5 Texas A&M on Sunday, 67-65, in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Verizon Arena. The […]

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#3 Texas Women defeats McNeese State, 76-59

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Senior forward Nneka Enemkpali and sophomore center Kelsey Lang combined for 36 points on 74 percent shooting to guide No. 3/3 Texas Women’s Basketball to a 76-59 win over McNeese State on Wednesday night. Lang scored 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting, with nine rebounds, while Enemkpali posted 18 points on 9-of-13 […]

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