Texas Women's Basketball traveled to Waco last night to take on the Baylor Bears. If you remember the last time these two played this year, Baylor found a way to give the Longhorns their first loss of the season.
This was a game that the Longhorns were wanting to win due to the previous result. The Longhorns found a way to win 67-55 against the Baylor Bears with the help of forwards Madison Booker and Aaliyah Moore. Let's look at the three takeaways from the win against the Baylor Bears.
Texas Women's Basketball vs. Baylor Bears Recap: 3. Finding a way to shut out the crowd
One of the things that college basketball teams have to do when going on the road is shutting out the home crowd. Baylor has one of the loudest home atmospheres in the Big 12 in college basketball. With the student section behind the Texas bench, the Longhorns found a way to shut out the students and win the game. This was one of the many factors that helped Texas steal a win on the road vs. Baylor.
Texas Women's Basketball vs. Baylor Bears Recap: 2. Booker returning to the lineup
It was really good to see Booker return to the lineup after missing the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats. Booker finished with 22 points, four rebounds and three assists.
She was able to get to the basket and make the Bears pay for not defending her. This felt like a warmup game for Booker as Texas hosts the No. 2 Kansas State Wildcats at home on Sunday. They will be a good test for Booker in her young career at Texas.
Texas Women's Basketball vs. Baylor Bears Recap: 1. Taylor Jones and Moore rebounding the ball
Senior forward Taylor Jones was missed in the earlier matchup against the Bears in Austin. She made up for lost time as she had nine rebounds against the Bears last night. Moore helped her out by grabbing another seven rebounds.
The Longhorns finished the game with 40 rebounds against the Bears last night. Moore also helped the offense by contributing 19 points as well. The Longhorns return to Austin to host the No. 2 Wildcats in Austin on Sunday afternoon.