Habe on the Horns – Karen Aston Has Horns Back on Track

(Image via ESPN)
(Image via ESPN)

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

Way back in January, when the Texas women’s basketball team was struggling to regain its stride after the loss of its top player to injury and fighting through the juggernaut that’s the Big 12 campaign, there weren’t too many people that gave the Longhorns a chance to make it to the NCAA tournament, much less the second weekend and the Sweet 16.

But Texas coach Karen Aston believed and her players did, too. With two close wins last weekend over Western Kentucky and California in the first two rounds of the NCAAs, the Longhorns have reclaimed their rightful place among the upper echelon of the women’s game.

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Steve Habel

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .

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