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Texas 74, West Virginia 48

Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas - Shaylee Gonzales had 18 points, Rori Harmon scored 16 and Khadija Faye added a double-double to power No. 17 Texas to a 74-48 romp over West Virginia.

Gonzales made half of her six 3-pointers and all seven of her free throws for the Longhorns (21-7, 12-3 Big 12 Conference). Harmon sank 10 of 12 fouls shots and added six rebounds and six assists. Faye finished with 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 11 rebounds.

Ja'Haiya Quinerly had 16 points before fouling out to pace the Mountaineers (16-9, 7-7). Madisen Smith hit three 3-pointers and scored 12. Jayla Hemingway pitched in with nine points and seven rebounds.

Faye scored 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds, to lead Texas to a 25-14 lead after one quarter. Gonzales added nine points as the Longhorns sank 9 of 19 shots from the floor.

Texas went cold in the second quarter, missing 12 of 14 shots. The Mountaineers didn't fare much better, making 3 of 14 attempts, and still trailed by 11 at halftime, 34-23.

West Virginia was down 41-31 at the 7:44 mark of the third quarter after a Quinerly basket. Faye answered with a layup, Gonzales buried a 3-pointer to cap an 8-0 run and Texas pushed its lead to 18.

The Longhorns shot 41% overall but made 5 of 9 tries from beyond the arc. They finished 21 of 27 at the foul line.

West Virginia shot 27% overall and hit only 6 of 21 shots from distance (29%). The Mountaineers sank 12 of 16 free throws.

Texas out-rebounded West Virginia 53-27, grabbing 20 off the offensive glass that led to a 20-14 advantage in second-chance points.

The Longhorns have won 12 straight at home, eight of them in conference play, and improved to 14-1 in Austin this season. Texas is 17-0 this season when holding opponents to 59 points or less.

February 19, 2023


West Virginia
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
K. Blacksten F 14 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 0 0 0 1 2 0
M. Smith G 34 3-12 3-4 3-7 1-4 0 0 1 4 1 12
K. Watson G 31 1-8 1-2 0-2 0-3 2 0 0 2 4 3
J. Hemingway G 27 3-9 2-2 1-3 3-7 1 0 0 2 3 9
J. Quinerly G 25 6-18 2-2 2-6 0-1 2 0 2 3 5 16
S. Bates 20 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-2 0 0 1 2 2 0
I. Beh 20 2-4 1-2 0-0 2-3 1 3 4 1 5 5
D. Nichols 18 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 0
T. Diggs 7 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 0 0 0 0
W. Rogers 3 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Totals   199 15-56
(.268)
12-16
(.750)
6-21
(.286)
10-27 6 4 9 15 23 48


Texas
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
D. Gaston F 30 3-9 1-2 0-0 2-9 0 2 2 3 1 7
K. Faye C 21 6-8 0-0 0-0 6-11 0 1 2 3 2 12
S. Gonzales G 36 4-13 7-7 3-6 1-4 3 0 0 1 4 18
R. Harmon G 35 3-11 10-12 0-1 2-6 6 0 2 2 3 16
S. Holle G 30 2-2 0-2 1-1 1-2 2 0 0 3 3 5
A. Muhammad 18 1-4 0-0 0-0 1-4 1 1 1 0 1 2
N. Mwenentanda 16 2-7 2-2 1-1 2-5 0 0 0 1 2 7
T. Jones 11 3-4 1-2 0-0 2-6 0 3 0 2 3 7
A. Gutierrez 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   199 24-59
(.407)
21-27
(.778)
5-9
(.556)
20-53 13 7 7 16 19 74


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