Women’s basketball grinds out win over Arkansas to remain undefeated

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Junior guard Brianna Taylor scored a team-leading 15 points Sunday to help lead the Longhorns to a 61-50 victory over Arkansas (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Junior guard Brianna Taylor scored a team-leading 15 points Sunday to help lead the Longhorns to a 61-50 victory over Arkansas (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Blanche Schaefer

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Longhorns’ 10th win of the season didn’t come easily.

The No. 5 Texas women’s basketball team battled with Arkansas in the Big 12-SEC Challenge to pull away with a 61-50 win. The victory improved the Longhorns' record to 10-0; UT now leads the all-time series with the Razorbacks, 22-3.

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UT junior guard Brianna Taylor scored 15 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds with three steals. Arkansas junior forward Jessica Jackson led all scorers with 22 points and brought down six rebounds. Four Texas players scored at least eight points.