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

Freshman Fussell in starting lineup, shining with Texas

Alexandra Carreno November 24, 2010

While the women’s basketball team may be a youthful squad, recent wins have proved that confidence and youth can go hand-in-hand. An impressive season-opening home stand has done wonders to...

Fussell propels offense to run-and-gun victory

Sameer Bhuchar November 22, 2010

In their continuing quest to define themselves as a unit, the Longhorns may have done just that on Sunday against Boston University. The Longhorns runned-and-gunned their way to a 92-46 victory...

Fifth-year retires racquet for hoops

Alexandra Carreno November 19, 2010

Sarah Lancaster may be a fresh face to the women’s basketball squad, but she lacks no experience in representing the Longhorns on the athletic stage. A four-year women’s tennis player,...

Bass leads Horns off bench in blowout

Alexandra Carreno November 17, 2010

After last Friday’s season opener, Texas head coach Gail Goestenkors made her needs clear. She needed her bench players to come in with the same focus and intensity as if they were starting. One...

Point guard Fontenette steps up with 23 points

Sameer Bhuchar November 17, 2010

In a game where seemingly every player on the Texas squad made respectable strides forward in their individual games, Ashleigh Fontenette’s day was particularly special. “A-T,”...

Texas looks to sprint past opponents

Alexandra Carreno November 16, 2010

Forced to readjust in the off-season, the speedy offense has proven key to Texas. But confirming they’re capable of adapting to the speedy offense comes with the need for a defensive mindset as...

Young team wins big, will improve

Sameer Bhuchar November 15, 2010

A very simple examination of the score line would make fans assume that the Texas women’s basketball team handily defeated the Mississippi Valley State University Devillettes on Friday. Upon further...

Women’s basketball dominates in season opener

Sameer Bhuchar November 13, 2010

The Longhorns opened their season on cruise control with an easy 92-60 victory over the Mississippi Valley State University Devillettes Friday night. The Longhorns barely even gave the game a chance...

Well-conditioned team intends to run and gun

Alexandra Carreno November 8, 2010

Head coach Gail Goestenkors understands what it takes to be creative. With the loss of players to both graduation and injury this season, Goestenkors and her players have readjusted where necessary,...

New assistant introduces old-school mentality

Sameer Bhuchar November 8, 2010

Newly hired assistant coach Ronald Hughey brings a simple, old-school philosophy to the Texas women’s basketball team. “You must be agile, mobile, hostile,” he repeats multiple...

Texas to use exhibition as tune-up for season

Sameer Bhuchar November 5, 2010

The Longhorns are still preparing for the start of the season, but fans have not yet gotten a chance to see this team with a new look perform. Tonight they will. Still in fine-tuning mode, the No....

Texas hopes to rebound from wounded offseason

Sameer Bhuchar October 20, 2010

As the Texas women’s basketball players and coaches fielded questions during the team’s first press conference on Tuesday, there seemed to be a reoccurring theme: coping. Despite being...