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UT’s Enemkpali Reaches 1,000 Career Points in 74-34 Win Over Northwestern State

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Senior forward Nneka Enemkpaliscored 10 points to become the 37th Longhorn to join the 1,000-point club during third-ranked Texas’ 74-34 win over Northwestern State on Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. Enemkpali also grabbed 10 rebounds to notch her 24th career double-double. “It’s a huge individual accolade and it’s an honor […]

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No. 3 Texas Women’s Basketball cruises past Southern, 80-42

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Elevated to their highest national ranking in 10 years on Monday morning, No. 3 Texas Women’s Basketball did nothing to tarnish the new status with a 80-42 victory over Southern University on Monday afternoon. Junior guard Empress Davenport matched her career best with 15 points to lead the Longhorns. Senior forward […]

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Balanced Attack Leads Longhorn Women’s Basketball Past New Mexico, 86-37

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Longhorns (6-0) defeat the Lobos by 49 points with stifling defense and balanced scoring. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New Mexico coach Yvonne Sanchez has seen some things as she ushered her team through a difficult non-conference schedule. Just nothing like Texas. The fourth-ranked Longhorns (6-0) defeated the Lobos by 49 points on Wednesday night, 86-37. […]

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No. 6/9 Texas Women’s Basketball topples No. 4/5 Tennessee, 72-59

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kelsey Lang scored 18 points and No. 6/9 Texas continued its torrid start with a 72-59 win over No. 4/5 Tennessee on Sunday night, snapping a five-game losing streak in the rivalry. The victory was another important step in Texas coach Karen Aston‘s mission to return the Longhorns to the nation’s […]

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Lang shines as Longhorn Women’s Basketball defeats UTPA, 72-45

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sophomore center Kelsey Lang is beginning to flourish in a bigger role with Texas Women’s Basketball. Lang scored a career-best 20 points to help No. 6/9 Texas (4-0) beat Texas-Pan American (3-3), 72-45, on Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Lang shot 10-of-13 from the field, renewing her previous career-high scoring […]

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Enemkpali named to ‘Wade Watch’

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Senior forward Nneka Enemkpali added to second national player of the year watch list. ATLANTA – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) today announced the 2014-15 Wade Watch list of candidates for the prestigious award, including Texas Women’s Basketball senior forward Nneka Enemkpali. Regarded as “The Heisman of Women’s Basketball,” The Wade Trophy is presented […]

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UT Women’s Basketball Bringing in the Awards

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It was a big week for the University of Texas women’s basketball team. To go along with big wins over top ranked teams Stanford and UCLA, Longhorns were named the NCAA Women’s Basketball Team of the Week after starting the season 3-0. Nneka Enemkpali was announced as a John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top […]

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No. 10/13 Longhorn Women’s Basketball defeats UCLA, 75-65

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Freshmen Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty combine for 34 points as the Longhorns complete a two-game sweep of Stanford and UCLA. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10/13 Texas Women’s dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday. “I’m really proud […]

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Texas Women’s Basketball Knocks Off Stanford in Overtime, 87-81

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Longhorns snap top-ranked Stanford’s 28-game home winning streak. STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — This was one sweet win for Nneka Enemkpali and No. 10/13 Texas. The senior forward scored 18 points, and the Longhorns beat No. 6/1 Stanford 87-81 in overtime on Thursday night. Empress Davenport added 13 points in the Longhorns’ first win over a top-10 team in almost six years. […]

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Texas Lady Longhorns Open Season With 68-48 Win Over UTSA

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Longhorns improve to 37-4 in all-time home openers, including a 3-0 mark under Karen Aston. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Women’s Basketball opened the 2014-15 regular season with a 68-48 victory over UTSA on Saturday at the Erwin Center. Sophomore center Kelsey Lang scored a team-high 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting, while sophomore guard Brianna Taylor and junior guard Empress Davenport scored 11 […]

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