The Texas women’s basketball team dominated the Drake Bulldogs from start to finish Friday night at the Frank Erwin Center, coming away with a 101-80 victory after undergoing a nine-day break from competition and two postponed games due to COVID-19 protocols.
In No. 11 Texas’ 79-63 win over Sam Houston State Wednesday night, Smart’s squad reached its goal and more — notching 36 deflections, forcing 17 turnovers and stifling the Bearcats with full-court pressure.
Vic Schaefer challenged his guards after their inept three-point shooting in the Longhorns’ loss to Texas A&M Sunday. The Texas women’s basketball team responded to the head coach by hoisting a team-record, 37 three-point shots en route to a 73-48 victory against an overmatched Idaho squad.
The Longhorns’ slow start proved too much to overcome as they dropped their first game of the season 66-61. The Texas women’s basketball team shot 18.8% from the field and turned the ball over five times in the first quarter of their game against No. 12 Texas A&M Sunday night.
It seemed like the Longhorns were bound for another clutch finish. With two and a half minutes left in their game against Villanova on Sunday, junior guard Courtney Ramey buried a 3-pointer to even the score at 57 and bring the Frank Erwin Center to its feet.
Junior forward Audrey Warren continued her scorching start to the 2020 season as the Texas women’s basketball team notched its third-straight blowout victory, winning 84-57 Wednesday night against Louisiana Tech at the Frank Erwin Center.
Texas took a commanding 40-28 lead in the first half, showing off the stifling defense the team used to beat Indiana on Tuesday. The Longhorns forced North Carolina to commit 10 turnovers and held the Tar Heels to 11-28 shooting.