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Texas Women’s Basketball Preview: #4/5 TEXAS at #3/3 Baylor

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Texas Women’s Basketball preview
Game 17: #4/5 TEXAS (14-2, 3-2) at #3/3 Baylor (16-1, 5-0)
Date/Time: Monday, Jan. 19 | 5:30 p.m. Central
Site: Waco, Texas | Ferrell Center (10,284)
TV: FOX Sports 1 - Ron Thulin (play-by-play), Brenda VanLengen (analyst)
Radio: AM-1300 KVET or Sirius 119 or XM 199 or TexasSports.com - Roger Wallace (play-by-play), Fran Harris (analyst)
Media-only Live Stats: Baylor.Statbroadcast.comGame NotesNotes at a Glance
• No. 4/5 Texas tests its 3-0 record against top-10 opponents this season in a road contest at No. 3/3 Baylor on Monday evening (5:30 p.m. Central, FOX Sports 1). The top-10 matchup concludes a stretch of three games in six days for the Longhorns.
• TEXAS-BAYLOR SERIES: Texas leads the all-time series with Baylor, 57-29. Baylor has won the last eight meetings, including the last four at the Ferrell Center.
• ASTON NEARING 150: Texas Head Coach Karen Aston is playing for her 150th career victory on Monday. Aston is in her 8th season as a head coach with a 149-95 career record.
• TOP 10 TOPPERS: Baylor is the fourth top-10 opponent Texas will face this season. The Longhorns are 3-0 in this season's previous top-10 matchups, with wins at No. 6/1 Stanford (Nov. 20), against No. 4/5 Tennessee (Nov. 30), and against No. 4/5 Texas A&M.
• ENEMKPALI ON FIRE: Senior forward Nneka Enemkpali leads the Big 12 in rebounding (10.6 rpg), double-doubles (9), and rebounding in conferece-only games (12.0 rpg). The All-American candidate has recorded a program-record seven consecutive double-doubles this season.
• VERSATILE SANDERS: Junior guard Brady Sanders leads the Longhorns in assists (2.6 apg) and is the second-leading scorer on the team during Big 12 play (10.6 ppg).
• STRONG START: Texas started the season with a 13-0 record, its third-best start in program history.
• CLEANING THE BOARDS: Texas has out-rebounded all 16 of its opponents this season. UT's +11.9 rebounding margin ranks fifth in the nation. The Horns are averaging 44.3 rebounds per game, led by Nneka Enemkpali's 10.6 rpg.
• COLD STREAK: During UT's only two losses of the season, the Horns shot a combined 36 percent from the field (39-106 FG). During UT's 14 wins this season, Texas has shot 44 percent (394-899 FG).
• POINTS IN THE PAINT: Texas is out-scoring its opponents in the paint by an average of 36-to-18. 52 percent of UT's offensive production comes in the paint. The Longhorns shoot 47 percent in two-point field goal range.
• BIG D: Texas has the 15th-ranked scoring defense in the country. The Longhorns are holding opponents to 53.9 points per game. Texas has held seven opponents to under 50 points, including two under 40 points.
• VALUING THE BALL: The Longhorns maintain an improved +2.2 turnover margin this season after posting a -4.3 turnover margin in 64 games during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.
• WIDE MARGINS: Texas ranks 5th in the nation in rebounding margin (+11.9) and 17th in scoring margin (+16.4).
• QUICK STARTS: The Longhorns have led at halftime in 14 of 16 games and are holding opponents to an average of 22.3 first-half points.
• NON-CONFERENCE PERFECTION: Texas became the first Longhorn team since 1985-86 to finish its non-conference regular season schedule with an undefeated record (11-0).
• HOME COURT ADVANTAGE: Texas has won 13 straight home games, including an 11-0 record a home this season. The Horns are 25-2 at the Frank Erwin Center since last season.
• LONE STAR STATE SUCCESS: The Longhorns have emerged as the dominant college basketball program in the state of Texas in its 41 years of existence. The Horns have posted a 434-104 (.807) record against current NCAA Division I in-state foes in the program's history, including a 57-29 mark against Baylor.

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