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Texas Longhorns Womens Basketball Tickets
Conference: Big 12 South
Arena: Frank Erwin Center
Location: Austin, Texas
Head Coach: Karen Aston
Texas Longhorns Women's Basketball TicketsThe Texas Longhorns women's basketball team is a Division I program that competes in the South Division of the NCAA's Big 12 Conference. The storied history of the Lady Longhorns includes 31 years of legendary Head Coach Jody Conradt as the woman in charge. Conradt coached the Lady Longhorns from 1976 to 2007 and amassed over 900 coaching victories. The women's basketball team at UT has earned its way to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament 15 of the 32 times it was invited to play in the tournament. The team has played in the Elite 8 round of the playoffs nine times and appeared in the Final Four on three occasions. The Lady Longhorns won their only national championship in 1986. The 1986 championship run was fueled by Fran Harris and Clarissa Davis, who both received all-tournament honors. Buy your Texas Longhorns women's basketball tickets at StubHub.
Who is the current coach of the Texas Longhorns women's basketball team?The 2019-2020 NCAA women's basketball season will mark the eighth season at the helm of the Lady Longhorns for Head Coach Karen Aston. She has helped the women's basketball program rise to national prominence once again, and the team has enjoyed six consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. The high-water mark so far for the Aston-led team was a 2016 appearance in the Elite Eight round of the tournament.
Where does the Texas Longhorns women's basketball team play?The Frank Erwin Center has hosted home games for UT women's basketball since 1977. The center, which can seat 16,540 fans, is named for a former member of the University's Board of Regents who was instrumental in the growth of the University during his term of service.
When is the Texas Longhorns women's basketball season?The 2020 season for the Lady Longhorns began on Oct. 28, 2019, with a home game against Lubbock Christian. The 31-game regular season ends for the Lady Longhorns with a home game against Oklahoma State on March 8, 2020.
Who are some notable Texas Longhorns women's basketball players?Charli Collier has shown great improvement during the first half of her sophomore season with the Lady Longhorns. A year ago, Collier averaged just under six points a game as a reserve for the Lady Longhorns. Collier is a starter now and has averaged double digits in both points and rebounds over the first part of the 2019-2020 season. The stellar performance of Collier has earned her Player of the Week honors from both the Big 12 and espnW. The Nancy Lieberman Award is given out each year to the top woman point guard in the NCAA. The Lady Longhorns' Sug Sutton is receiving serious consideration as the possible 2020 recipient of the award. The senior point guard was named to both the All-Big 12 and Big 12 All-Tournament teams last season. This year, Sutton is averaging 12.7 points to go along with 5.4 assists. She is also averaging 5.4 rebounds and 1.3 steals. Sutton was rated one of the top players in the country when she left high school in 2019 and earned both McDonald's High School All-American and Jordan Brand Classic honors. Celeste Taylor is a freshman guard who is making a high-quality contribution to the Lady Longhorns.
What other honors have Texas Longhorns women's basketball players earned?Clarissa Davis is set to become the second Lady Longhorn to have her jersey number retired. The ceremony for the jersey retirement will take place before the team's March 8 game against the Lady Cowboys of Oklahoma State. Davis starred for the Lady Longhorns from 1985-1989 and led the team to a 124-10 record over that time. Davis was also the National Player of the Year in 1987 and 1989. The Lady Longhorns won conference championships each of the four years Clarissa Davis was a member of the team. Davis also led the team to a national championship in 1986. Kamie Ethridge was a teammate of Clarissa Davis on the Lady Longhorn team that became the first undefeated NCAA women's basketball champion in history. Ethridge also won National Player of the Year honors for the 1986 season. The ceremony to retire the No. 33 jersey worn by Ethridge as a Lady Longhorn took place at halftime of the November 2019 football game between the Texas Longhorns and LSU Tigers.
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