No. 17 Texas 92, MVSU 60

Ashleigh Fontenette scored 20 points and Kathleen Nash added 19,

leading No. 17 Texas to a 92-60 victory over Mississippi Valley

State in their season opener Friday night.

Yvonne Anderson had 18 points for the Longhorns, who put five

players in double figures. Chassidy Fussell scored 12 and Anne

Marie Hartung 10.

Texas made nine of its first 11 shots from the field and six of

its first seven 3-pointers to open a 23-3 lead. Mississippi Valley

State struggled to find any offensive rhythm, as the Longhorns

finished with 15 steals and eight blocks while forcing 26

turnovers.

De’Kisha Fondon had 21 points for Mississippi Valley State and

Olivia Kennedy added 19.

Texas led 50-31 at halftime.