Women’s basketball season ends with Elite Eight loss to Connecticut

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The University of Texas women's basketball season came to an end Monday with an 86-65 loss to top-ranked Connecticut in the quarterfinal of the NCAA women's basketball championship (photo courtesy of texassports.com).
The University of Texas women's basketball season came to an end Monday with an 86-65 loss to top-ranked Connecticut in the quarterfinal of the NCAA women's basketball championship (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Blanche Schaefer

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas players don’t remember much about playing Connecticut in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen last year.

“I remember losing,” senior center Imani Boyette said of the 2015 matchup. “That's pretty much it.”

The Longhorns were reminded of the feeling again as their historic season came to an end in familiar fashion Monday night. No. 1-ranked Connecticut defeated Texas, 86-65, in the Bridgeport Regional Quarterfinals Elite Eight.

The Longhorns, who were seeded second in the Sioux Falls bracket, stayed with the Huskies 

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