No. 8 women’s basketball stays undefeated with win at No. 4 Tennessee

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Freshman guard Lashann Higgs scored a team-high 18 points, including a trio of three-pointers, to help lift the Texas women's basketball team to a road win at Tennessee (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Freshman guard Lashann Higgs scored a team-high 18 points, including a trio of three-pointers, to help lift the Texas women's basketball team to a road win at Tennessee (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Blanche Schaefer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Texas women’s basketball team extended its undefeated start to the 2015-16 season when freshman guard Lashann Higgs scored a career-high 18 points to lead the No. 8 Longhorns to a 64-53 road victory over the No. 4 Tennessee Volunteers.

The win improved UT’s record to 5-0, and gave the Longhorns consecutive victories over Tennessee for the first time since they won four straight against the Volunteers between 2002 and 2004.

Texas head coach Karen Aston acknowledged that the game was not