03 Nov

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Season preview: Texas women’s basketball eyes redemption season in 2019-20

Senior point guard Alecia "Sug" Sutton is one of the veteran leaders on whom Texas women's basketball head coach Karen Aston is counting to lead the Longhorns in 2019-20 (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Riley Zayas

AUSTIN, Texas — As head coach Karen Aston and the Longhorns look ahead, this season offers hope of redeeming Texas basketball to a powerhouse level on the heels of a dismal 2018-19 season that was full of disappointment. Following a season that included losses, injuries and a first-round exit from the NCAA Tournament when they fell to Indiana, the Horns are looking forward to a new opportunity to reclaim their place amongst the NCAA’s elite.

One thing is clear entering the season: this team is coming back stronger, more experienced and confident, and it starts from the top. Aston, who has taken responsibility for the cracks that led to the disappointment last season, is