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Lady Bears can clinch Big XII title with win over Texas. Texas wants payback for “old fashioned butt kicking” received in Waco.

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No. 3/3 Travels for Top 10 Clash - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The No. 3/3 Baylor Lady Bears (25-1, 15-0) travel to meet No. 6/6 Texas on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. (CT) inside the Frank Erwin Center. It is the second meeting of the season between the Lady Bears and the Longhorns.

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No. 6 Women's Basketball preview: No. 3 Baylor - University of Texas, t's the second meeting this season between the two top-10 teams separated by just 100 miles in central Texas.

No. 6 Texas plays host to No. 3 Baylor on Monday in the Frank Erwin Center, presented by St. David's Healthcare. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. CT and the game will be nationally televised by ESPN2.

Monday's game is the annual Shoot for a Cure game and fans are all encouraged to wear pink for cancer awareness. Pink glow sticks will be provided to the first 4,000 fans at the entrance and approximately 2,500 lower bowl sets will have pink Texas Longhorns t-shirts on them courtesy of St. David's Healthcare.

Remember that 25-point defeat? Texas women are looking to correct things against Baylor, Statesman, The game happened nearly a month ago. And for Texas, an 81-56 loss to Baylor still is difficult to truly explain.

The sixth-ranked Longhorns and No. 3 Bears face off again Monday night at the Erwin Center. Both teams are among the best in the nation and should be expected to go deep into the NCAA playoffs, which start next month. That’s what made a 25-point loss to the Bears in Waco so difficult to break down.

For UT senior guard Brooke McCarty, the stinging defeat was because she and her teammates didn’t follow the game plan.

“It was ourselves that got us beat,” McCarty said Sunday, hours after her Longhorns returned to Austin after a 77-62 victory at Oklahoma State.

Texas women seek redemption against Baylor - San Antonio Express-News, Late last month, Texas took a quick trip up I-35 to Waco, eager to prove itself Baylor's equal, if not its superior.

Throughout the ensuing 81-56 loss, the Longhorns proved only that they were not ready for the Lady Bears.

It was, in the words of Texas coach Karen Aston, an "old-fashioned butt-kicking." Baylor, the nation's top team on the glass, outrebounded UT 50-34, while senior guard Kristy Wallace (27 points) led an irrepressible offensive attack.

Brown Selected Big 12 Player of the Week - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women's basketball junior Kalani Brown has been selected Big 12 Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon. It is her second weekly conference honor of the season and the fifth of her career.

Mulkey named finalist for Naismith Hall of Fame, WacoTrib, Kim Mulkey has five national championships and an Olympic gold medal. She’s been named the Big 12 Coach of the Year five times and has compiled a 531-97 record in