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(23) Texas 85

(7-3, 1-2 away)

UNLV 59

(5-5, 3-3 home)

    10:30 PM ET, December 19, 2010

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    #23TEX 38 4785
    UNLV 33 2659

    Chassidy Fussell scores 21 points to lead No. 23 Texas past UNLV

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Chassidy Fussell scored 21 points and Texas (No. 23 AP) beat UNLV 85-59 on Sunday night for its second consecutive victory at the BTI Classic.

    Kathleen Nash added 19 points and Ashleigh Fontenette 11 for the Longhorns (7-3), who shot 49 percent from the field -- including 56 percent on 3-pointers.

    Kelli Thompson led the Lady Rebels (5-5) with 15 points and Ta'Nitra Byrd had 10.

    Texas held UNLV to 36 percent shooting and outrebounded the Lady Rebels 41-38. The Longhorns led 38-33 at halftime.

    Texas beat in-state rival SMU 91-73 on Saturday in the first game of the three-day series. The Lady Rebels lost 59-54 to South Florida in overtime.

    The BTI Classic continues Monday, when Texas plays South Florida on the last day of the series.

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