No. 23 Texas 85, UNLV 59
Chassidy Fussell scored 21 points and No. 23 Texas beat UNLV
85-59 on Sunday night for its second consecutive victory at the BTI
Kathleen Nash added 19 points and Ashleigh Fontenette 11 for the
Longhorns (7-3), who shot 49 percent from the field – including 56
percent on 3-pointers.
Kelli Thompson led the Lady Rebels (5-5) with 15 points and
Ta’Nitra Byrd had 10.
Texas held UNLV to 36 percent shooting and outrebounded the Lady
Rebels 41-38. The Longhorns led 38-33 at halftime.
Texas beat in-state rival SMU 91-73 on Saturday in the first
game of the three-day series. The Lady Rebels lost 59-54 to South
Florida in overtime.
The BTI Classic continues Monday, when Texas plays South Florida
on the last day of the series.