13 Jan

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Texas women’s basketball rally falls short at West Virginia, 68-63

Guard Sug Sutton scored a team-high 18 points, but the Texas women's basketball team fell, 68-63, Sunday at West Virginia (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale
Senior writer / editor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Texas women’s basketball team rallied from 13 points down in the third quarter to take a four-point lead with two minutes remaining, but the Longhorns could not hang on, and fell to No. 19/20 West Virginia, 68-63, Sunday at WVU Coliseum.

The loss dropped UT’s season record to 9-6 overall, and 1-2 in Big 12 games. West Virginia improved to 13-1 overall, and has won all three of its conference games.

Guard Sug Sutton hit