No. 25 Texas 74, Texas State 55
AUSTIN, Texas (AP)—Tiffany Jackson scored 23 points and had 12 rebounds for the second straight night and Erneisha Bailey got her first double-double to lead No. 25 Texas to a 74-55 win over Texas State on Tuesday night in Jody Conradt’s 999th game as the head coach of the Longhorns.
Bailey scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
The victory gave Conradt a 768-231 record at Texas. She is No. 2 among all-time men’s and women’s collegiate coaches with 885 victories.
Joyce Ekworomadu led the Bobcats (1-2) with 17 points. But Texas State could not slow down the Longhorns (3-0) in the paint, where Texas finished with a 20-point advantage.
Niqky Hughes, who finished with 12 points, helped Texas build on a 35-27 halftime lead with two quick buckets.
The Longhorns maintained a double figure lead for nearly the entire half despite committing 19 turnovers. They held the Bobcats to 37 percent shooting and blocked seven shots.