No. 5 women’s basketball defeats No. 14 Stanford, improves to 8-0

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Texas guard Empress Davenport scored a game-high 23 points to help the Longhorns remain undefeated at 8-0 with a 72-63 victory over Stanford (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Texas guard Empress Davenport scored a game-high 23 points to help the Longhorns remain undefeated at 8-0 with a 77-69 victory over Stanford (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Blanche Schaefer

AUSTIN, Texas — The No. 5 Texas women’s basketball team remained undefeated after taking down No. 14 Stanford, 77-69, Sunday afternoon in Austin. Senior guard Empress Davenport led the Longhorns with a career-high 23 points, grabbed six rebounds and was perfect on four attempts from the free-throw line.

“Our team came out with a lot of confidence and energy,” Texas head coach Karen Aston said. “We have a different sense about us right now. Our guards have