History — and first place — on the line as No. 14 Oklahoma visits rival Texas in Austin
Texas vs. No. 14 Oklahoma
7 p.m. Wednesday, Moody Center
About the series: Texas leads 37-27. Texas and Oklahoma have split their last two season series. This week's matchup will pit the Big 12-leading Sooners against a UT team that's tied with Iowa State for second place.
About the Longhorns: Following a 1-1 showing last week, Texas dropped back out of the Top 25 on Monday. Despite being voted into the No. 3 slot in the preseason rankings, Texas has been unranked for seven of the 12 polls this season. ... After a week on the road, Texas returns to the Moody Center, where it has posted a 9-1 record. ... Gaston earned the second double-double of her season when she recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds at Baylor on Sunday. ... Averaging 15.4 per game, Texas leads the Big 12 in offensive rebounding.
About the Sooners: Robertson needs two 3-pointers to tie former Ohio State All-American Kelsey Mitchell's NCAA record of 497 for a career. Robertson is averaging 2.5 made threes over eight career games against Texas. ... Llanusa missed much of the previous two seasons with injuries. She last played against Texas in February 2020. ... On Monday, Williams was named the Big 12's player of the week for the second time this season. ... Last week against TCU and Oklahoma State, the Sooners averaged 95 points.
— Danny Davis
This article originally appeared on Austin American-Statesman: Texas women's basketball preview: Horns host Big 12-leading Oklahoma