Archive for Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Texas overcomes early deficit, tops Tigers

February 25, 2009


— Brittainey Raven scored a career-high 31 points, and 16th-ranked Texas overcame an early 10-point deficit to beat Missouri.

The Longhorns (20-7, 8-5 Big 12) also got 10 points each from Ashley Lindsey and Kathleen Nash as they shook off back-to-back losses to Oklahoma State and Texas A&M.;

Alyssa Hollins led Missouri (12-14, 3-10) with 18 points. Jessra Johnson finished with 16 points and a game-high 10 rebounds.

Texas got off to a slow start, hitting three of 12 field goals and falling behind 19-9.

But a three-pointer by Nash with 9:32 left in the first half put the Longhorns back in the game.


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