Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Women’s basketball: Bears crush overmatched Texas

Sameer Bhuchar February 12, 2011

Texas had to fight for every one of its 68 points against the top-ranked Baylor Bears in a 96-68 losing effort. Arguably the most dominant player in women’s college basketball, Baylor’s...

Texas takes streak to Waco against Bears

Alexandra Carreno February 11, 2011

Compare the Longhorns’ play this month to that of last month and it will seem as if something doesn’t really add up. But don’t be fooled by Texas, the current holder of a five-game...

Fussell shines in Longhorns’ fifth consecutive Big 12 win

Sameer Bhuchar February 10, 2011

Freshman guard Chassidy Fussell and junior Yvonne Anderson notched 19 and 18 points respectively to help the Texas women’s basketball team win its fifth Big 12 game in a row over the Kansas State...

Young guard leads Horns into tough road stretch

Alexandra Carreno February 9, 2011

To cope with this season’s struggles, Texas has compartmentalized its schedule into smaller segments to avoid looking too far ahead. “We talked about how we were going to run this [season]...

Rebounds, ball control crucial in win

Alexandra Carreno February 7, 2011

For Texas, rebounding consistently has been a struggle. But Saturday, the Longhorns (15-7, 4-4 Big 12) won the rebound battle against Kansas, doing so for the first time since their mid-January loss...

Horns tough it out for fourth conference win

Sameer Bhuchar February 5, 2011

The referees’ whistles wouldn’t stop blowing. But even in a game where the players seemingly spent more time shooting free throws or being pushed to the ground, the Longhorns (15-7,...

Freshman baller marches to own beat

Sameer Bhuchar February 4, 2011

When the Texas women’s basketball team steps onto the Frank Erwin Center floor on Saturday to take on Kansas, Ke$ha’s hit single “We R Who We R” will, like always, boom through...

Strong second half propels women’s squad over CU

Sameer Bhuchar January 31, 2011

At halftime, Texas women’s basketball coach Gail Goestenkors was not pleased with her team, clinging to a one-point lead in a dog fight of a first half. Her squad was being out-rebounded, outshot...

Longhorns win third straight behind Fussell

Alexandra Carreno January 31, 2011

It took the Longhorns a few games to get into a rhythm, but Sunday’s 67-50 win over Colorado marked their third consecutive win against a Big 12 opponent. Coming off a big win over Texas Tech...

Return of fifth-year senior welcome addition to team

Alexandra Carreno January 28, 2011

Kristen Nash has some unfinished business with the Longhorns. For the fifth-year senior, being given a second chance to return to Texas has great meaning. “I’m just doing whatever...

Longhorns rack up boards, earn second conference win

Alexandra Carreno January 27, 2011

The Longhorns ventured into hostile Red Raider territory Wednesday night and handed Texas Tech its first home loss of the season, 75-67, thanks to a strong rebounding effort. “It’s all...

Big 12 primed for ‘big week’

Andy Lutz January 26, 2011

The last three undefeated teams in league play — Baylor, Texas A&M and Oklahoma — are preparing for a busy week that will see at least one of those squads pick up a loss. The sixth-ranked...