When Amie Smith Bradley got knocked to the court during her freshman season with the Texas women’s basketball team 20 years ago, an upperclassmen usually pulled her up.
When Stacy Stephens was a rising freshman at Texas in 2000, she was “toughened up” by a group of seniors who had been through plenty of Big 12 Conference battles.
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TEXAS AT TEXAS TECH
2:30 p.m. Sunday, AM-1300, FSN
15;Casey Morris ;G;5-9;Sr;12.2;3.4
About this game: With Smalls handling the basketball, Texas Tech ranks 25th in the nation (out of 343 Division I teams) in turnover margin. The Lady Raiders (18-7, 8-5 in the Big 12) average 5.08 more takeaways per game than their opponent. Texas, by contrast, ranks 315th, committing 4.09 more than opponents. … Tech defeated Texas last month 66-59 in Austin behind 20 points apiece from Brown and Morris. … Texas (9-14, 2-10) is coming off Wednesday’s 68-47 loss to Kansas State, despite Enemkpali’s 11th double-double of the season (18 points, 13 rebounds). Davenport scored 11 points, her third straight game in double figures.