No. 15 Texas women pull away in 3rd quarter, beat TCU 83-54
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Joyner Holmes had 18 points and Kelsey Lang grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds, and No. 15 Texas rolled to an 83-54 victory over TCU on Saturday night for its eighth straight win.
Holmes was 9 of 16 from the field. Brooke McCarty added 16 points and five assists for Texas (10-4, 4-0 Big 12). Ariel Atkins had 14 points and Lang chipped in six.
Toree Thompson scored 12 points and Jordan Moore had 11 for TCU (9-7, 0-4), which has lost four straight by double digits, including three to ranked teams.
The Longhorns outscored TCU 24-13 in the third quarter to stretch their 11-point halftime lead to 56-34. Holmes had eight points and Lang added five in the quarter.
Texas shot 50 percent from the field and outrebounded TCU 49-30.
It was Texas coach Karen Aston’s 200th career win, and 99th in her fifth season with the Longhorns.