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Women’s basketball drops Arizona State, 85-65, faces UCLA in Sweet 16

Senior guard Brooke McCarty picked up her third career double-double to help lead the Texas women's basketball team to an 85-65 win over Arizona State and to a fourth consecutive trip to the Sweet 16, where they will face UCLA (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — Senior guard Brooke McCarty picked a great time to post her third career double-double, with 15 points and 10 rebounds, to lead the Texas women’s basketball team to an 85-65 win over Arizona State in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship Monday at the Frank Erwin Center.

Texas led, 40-35, but was able to extend that lead in the second half, which Texas head coach Karen Aston said was a reflection of