Texas Women's Basketball got a pretty cool experience tonight. They played at Bert Ogden Arena, located in the Rio Grande Valley. For those who don't know, that is where the Houston Rockets NBA G-League affiliate, the Rio Grande Vally Vipers, play. The Longhorns had easily beat the 0-9 UTRGV Vaqueros tonight by a final score of 104-51. If you missed the game, you can check out the summary below.
Texas Women's Basketball vs UTRGV Vaqueros: First Quarter
The Longhorns almost forced a shot clock violation on the first possession. Sophomore guard Ndjakalenga Mwenentanda would score the first points against UTRGV. Through the first three minutes of the quarter, Texas dominated the Vaqueros on both ends of the floor.
The Vaqueros finally scored their first points around the 6:30 mark of the first quarter. The Longhorns would lead the Vaqueros 26-11 after the first quarter. Freshman forward Madison Booker and sophomore forward Amina Muhammed would lead the Longhorns with six points each.
Texas Women's Basketball vs UTRGV Vaqueros: Second Quarter
The Longhorns would continue to dominate in the second period as Junior forward Allyiah Moore scored the first points of the second quarter. The Vaqueros hit a big three-pointer to get them back into the game for a short period. The Longhorns forced the Vaqueros to call a timeout after back-to-back three-point shots. Texas started running a full-court press in the second quarter, and the Vaqueros had no answer. The Longhorns would lead the Vaqueros by 31 at halftime.
Texas Women's Basketball vs UTRGV Vaqueros: Third Quarter
The Longhorns open up the third period in that full-court press that has stumped the Vaqueros. Junior guard Rori Harmon scored the first points of the second half on a jump shot. Texas has dominated the third quarter and is up 40 points over the Vaqueros. Harmon became the fastest player to record 500 assists midway through the third quarter. The Longhorns would lead the Vaqueros 83-39 after the third quarter.
Texas Women's Basketball vs UTRGV Vaqueros: Fourth Quarter
The fourth quarter would start by going to an early TV timeout to take a look at a foul that occurred on the court. After the review, it was deemed a common foul, and play resumed. The backups would come into the game in the fourth quarter since there is no need for the starters to be out there.
Texas would call a thirty-second timeout to get another backup player into the game. The Longhorns crossed the 100-point threshold with 2:04 remaining in the game. Texas would go on to win 104-51 over UTRGV. The Longhorns will play again on Dec. 27 in Austin as they take on the Jackson State Tigers at 7 PM.