Women’s preview: Texas Tech at Texas

Texas Tech at Texas

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Erwin Center

TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat

About the series: Texas leads 73-29

Texas Tech (12-2, 1-2 Big 12)
No. Pos. Player Class Ht. PPG RPG
0 G Chrislyn Carr Soph. 5-5 13.3 4.4*
5 G Jo’nah Johnson Jr. 5-9 10.2 5.5*
2 G Sydney Goodson Jr. 5-8 9.3 6.1
34 G Lexi Gordon Jr. 6-0 14.4 7.0
20 F Brittany Brewer Sr. 6-5 15.9 10.5
Coach: Marlene Stollings (26-19, 2nd season at Texas Tech; 167-111, 9th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Lady Raiders:  After averaging 14 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last week, guard Alexis Tucker was named the Big 12’s freshman of the week on Monday. … Only three of the Lady Raiders’ wins — 80-76 over No. 33 TCU, 99-57 over No. 141 Sam Houston State and 64-60 over No. 190 San Diego — are against teams ranked among the top 250 in RPI. …. Gordon sat out much of last season due to a midseason transfer from UConn. … Brewer’s nation-leading 74 blocks have been exceeded by only 36 Division I teams this season.  Her 1,202 career points currently rank 18th in Texas Tech’s history.

Texas (9-6, 1-2 Big 12)
No. Pos. Player Class Ht. PPG RPG
1 G Sug Sutton Sr. 5-8 11.1 3.7*
0 G Celeste Taylor Fr. 5-11 8.6 4.3
12 G Jada Underwood Sr. 6-0 4.9 4.0
24 F Joyner Holmes Sr. 6-3 14.3 9.4
35 F Charli Collier Soph. 6-5 13.6 10.4
Coach: Karen Aston (174-78, 8th year at Texas; 275-141, 13th year overall)
*-indicates assists per game.

About the Longhorns: UT has won 12 straight games in this series. Texas Tech is the only school that Texas has played more than 100 times. … Texas had a chance to either force a late tie or lead change in both of its conference losses, but the team was twice doomed by a last-second turnover. … Despite having only two players taller than six feet, Texas ranks 22nd nationally in rebounding (43.2 per game). … Wednesday will be the 100th game of Holmes’ collegiate career.

Source: HookemPlus.com