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Longhorn Women drop to No. 23 Texas Tech

 

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Jordan Barncastle scored 19 points, including a key three-point play with 24 seconds left, to help No. 21 Texas Tech end a five-game skid with a 75-71 victory over Texas on Saturday.

Texas led for just the second time in the game after free throws by Ashleigh Fontenette made it 71-70 with 48 seconds to play. Barncastle's offensive rebound and put back moments later gave the Lady Raiders the lead again, and a corner three by Texas' Chassidy Fussell bounced off the side of the backboard with 9 seconds left. Texas Tech (15-5, 3-5 Big 12 Conference) avoided a six-game conference losing streak for the third consecutive year. The Lady Raiders were ranked as high as No. 10 after a 14-0 start.

Fussell scored 19 for Texas (13-7, 3-5). POSTGAME NOTES TEAM -Texas battled back from Tech's 15-point lead (8:25 remaining in the first half) to mark its biggest deficit overcome of the season. The Longhorns last overcame California's 14-point lead on Nov. 26, 2011. -Texas Tech's 75 points were its most in Big 12 Conference play this season. -UT is 3-2 this season in games determined by five points or less and 2-2 in Big 12 games decided by the same margin. -Texas is 2-4 against AP Top 25 opponents this season.

INDIVIDUAL Yvonne Anderson -Reached double-figure scoring (18 points) for the 12th time this season and 38th time in her career -Made a season-high eight field goals -Averaging 16.3 ppg in the last four games

Chassidy Fussell -Reached double figures in scoring (19 points) for the 18th time this season and 46th in her career -Played a season-high 38 minutes, matching her career high

Chelsea Bass -Matched her season high in scoring (13 points) and free throws (6-for-6) -Reached double-figure scoring for the fifth time this season and 11th time in her career

Ashleigh Fontenette -Reached double figures in scoring (11 points) for the 11th time this season and 57th in her career

Texas Longhorns
STARTERSMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
C Reed 17 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 2
A Gayle 32 4-7 0-0 0-0 1 3 0 0 2 1 3 8
Y Anderson 40 8-14 2-4 0-0 2 5 7 2 0 3 1 18
C Fussell 38 7-15 3-9 2-4 0 4 2 3 0 0 0 19
A Fontenette 32 3-11 2-5 3-5 1 5 8 3 0 1 4 11
BENCHMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
K Brewer 8 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
N Enemkpali 14 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 5 0 0 1 1 4 0
C Bass 14 3-6 1-3 6-6 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 13
R Major 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A Hartung 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0
TOTALSFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
26-58 8-21 11-15 5 27 17 8 4 12 19 71
44.8% 38.1% 73.3%
 
Texas Tech Lady Raiders
STARTERSMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
J Barncastle 38 7-15 2-7 3-4 3 10 2 0 2 1 2 19
S Nobles 32 4-7 0-0 3-5 6 10 0 1 1 2 1 11
C Hyde 22 3-8 1-2 4-6 3 4 2 3 0 2 5 11
C Morris 32 3-8 1-2 2-3 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 9
M Smalls 37 6-10 0-1 3-5 0 3 8 5 0 1 1 15
BENCHMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
C Brown 12 1-7 0-1 2-2 1 4 1 0 0 3 1 4
M Bokenkamp 16 2-4 2-4 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6
K Baker 11 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 5 1 0 0 2 2 0
TOTALSFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
26-60 6-17 17-25 14 39 15 9 3 13 15 75
43.3% 35.3% 68.0%

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