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Women’s swimming and diving runs away from foes, wins 15th Big 12 title

Senior Madisyn Cox picked up three individual titles to help the No. 2 Texas women's and diving team win its fifth straight Big 12 crown (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — For the fifth consecutive season, and the 15th time since joining the conference, the Texas women’s swimming and diving team has claimed the Big 12 Championships … and it was not close.

The Longhorns piled up 991 points, blowing away runner-up Kansas, which finished second with 683.5. Iowa State finished third, with 591.5, followed by West Virginia with 581.5. TCU rounded out the top five with 434.5 points.

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