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Texas survives NCAA test against Western Kentucky

BERKELEY, Calif. — Freshman Brooke McCarty hit two free throws with 20 seconds to play to lift Texas to a 66-64 victory over Western Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Texas overcame a 7-point deficit in the last five minutes to claim the victory. Junior … Read More

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Texas plays Western Kentucky in women’s tournament opener

Texas will play Western Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Women’s basketball Tournament Friday in Berkeley, Calif. The other teams in Berkeley are host Cal and Wichita State Texas (22-10) has won 7 of its last 9 games. The team has gathered at the Erwin Center to watch … Read More

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Decades-overdue knee surgery sidelines Plonsky for NCAAs

When Texas opens the Big 12 women’s basketball tournament against TCU on Saturday the Longhorns will be missing one of their staunchest supporters. Chris Plonsky, director of women’s athletics at Texas for 13 years, will be at home, watching games on television. She had surgery on Feb. 24 to repair … Read More