No. 3 Texas Women’s Basketball Beats Kansas 60-46 in Big 12 Opener

Nneka Enemkpali versus Kansas
Nneka Enemkpali recorded her sixth straight double-double versus Kansas (Photo: courtesy

After a first half that featured stalwart defenses on both sides of the ball, the Texas Women’s Basketball team jump started its offense with a 20-7 run to start the second half and cruised to 60-46 win over Kansas in its Big 12 conference opener at the Erwin Center on Saturday night.

“We looked a little bit tentative in the first half,” head coach Karen Aston said. “We sort of re-grouped ourselves in the second half. Our older players kind of settled us down and I thought our bench play was really good tonight. Everyone that came off the bench gave us something, whether it be a block, a big bucket or a defensive stop. It was a team effort, for sure.”

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With the win the No. 3 Longhorns remain undefeated this season and now have a 12-0 record (1-0 Big 12). Aston attributed that tentativeness of the team to [article-offer]

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