Monday, March 24, 2003

Longhorns show off power

By John Erardi
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Texas, fifth-ranked nationally and second-seeded in the NCAA Women's Tournament West Region, has it all.

It is easy to see how they beat Tennessee last December, are on a 14-game winning streak and ran the table in the Big 12 Conference Tournament.

Woe to the team that gets between the Longhorns and the Final Four in Atlanta.

"This team was ready to play (Sunday)," said Texas coach Jody Conradt, whose squad thumped Hampton 90-46 Sunday at Shoemaker Center.

"We got some nice rebounds early that allowed us to run," junior guard Jamie Carey said.

Texas had 28 points on turnovers, compared to Hampton's four; 44 points in the paint to Hampton's eight; 14 fastbreak points to Hampton's none; and 29 assists to Hampton's three.

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