07 Feb

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Women’s basketball ends losing streak against Baylor with road win over No. 2 Bears

Guard Brooke McCarty scored a season-high 22 points to help lead the University of Texas women's basketball team to an 85-79 upset over No. 2 Baylor in Waco (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

WACO, Texas — Junior guard Brooke McCarty scored a season-high 22 points and freshman Joyner Holmes followed up her fourth Big 12 Freshman of the Week award of the season with her sixth double-double of the year to lead the No. 11/13 University of Texas women’s basketball team (19-4 overall, 13-0 in Big 12 games) to an 85-79 upset of No. 2/2 Baylor (23-2, 12-1).

The loss was Baylor’s first at home in nearly three years, snapped a 14-game losing streak for the Longhorns