Sophomore leads women’s basketball past TCU on Senior Night
By Blanche Schaefer
AUSTIN, Texas — The four Texas seniors walked onto the court, family members by their sides, for the Senior Night ceremony before the Longhorns' last regular-season home game at the Frank Erwin Center. Guards Empress Davenport, Celina Rodrigo, Brady Sanders and center Imani Boyette also walked onto the court as 80 percent of the starting lineup and walked away with a final home win under their belts when No. 8 Texas took down TCU, 71-58, on a special Saturday night for the Longhorns.
But it wasn’t a senior who provided the spark Texas needed. Sophomore guard Brooke McCarty — the fifth starter – finished with a game-high 16 points, 12 of which came from behind the three-point line, and eight assists. Boyette added 12 points and nine rebounds and credited much of UT’s win to McCarty’s performance.
“Brooke (McCarty) is a