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Northwestern St 53

(1-1, 0-1 away)

(17) Texas 112

(2-0, 2-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 16, 2010

    1 2 T
    NWST 23 3053
    #17TEX 62 50112

    Top Performers

    Northwestern St: K. White 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Texas: A. Fontenette 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas' defense stifles Northwestern State in big win

    Associated Press

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Ashleigh Fontenette scored 23 points to lead Texas (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) to a 112-53 victory over Northwestern State on Tuesday night.

    Chassidy Fussell and Kathleen Nash each had 21 points and reserve Chelsea Bass added 18 for Texas (2-0) in the lopsided effort.

    The Longhorns jumped out to an insurmountable 16-2 lead. Northwestern State (2-1) struggled to score against Texas' defense that had 18 steals, 12 blocks and forced 29 turnovers. Texas continued its sharp-shooting, making 36-of-67 shots from the floor, including 11-of-22 from 3-point range.

    Kottia White had 12 points for Northwestern State and Trudy Armstead added nine.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NWST
    TEX
    Points 53 112
    FG Made-Attempted 20-67 (.299) 36-67 (.537)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 11-22 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 29-43 (.674)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 59

    Game Leaders

     
    NWST
    TEX
    PointsK. White 12A. Fontenette 23
    ReboundsJ. Bradley 9A. Fontenette 8
    AssistsJ. Bradley 1Y. Anderson 7
    StealsJ. Bradley 2C. Bass 5
    BlocksJ. Upchurch 2A. Gayle 5

    2010-11 Season

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