No. 25 Texas 61, Michigan St. 53
Cokie Reed returned to the court after an early injury scare and
led No. 25 Texas past Michigan State 61-53 Saturday.
Reed, who missed all of last season after undergoing surgery on
her right foot, left in the first half following a hard fall. She
was back before halftime and finished with 14 points and eight
rebounds for the Longhorns (6-2).
Porsche Poole scored 13 points for Michigan State (7-4).
Michigan State took an early 11-3 advantage, powered by a trio
of 3-pointers. A layup by Ashleigh Fontenette gave Texas its first
lead of the game at 16-15 and keyed an 18-7 run by the
Texas never trailed after that in its first game since losing at
No. 8 Tennessee on Dec. 4.