TCU women use late surge to upset No. 14 Texas 64-59
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Veja Hamilton scored 16 points and TCU broke a tie with seven straight points down the stretch on Sunday to upset No. 14 Texas 65-59.
The Longhorns scored six straight points on free throws by Ariel Atkins, the last four with 2:26 remaining after a foul and technical on Klara Bradshaw, to tie the game at 57. Chelsea Prince then hit a 3-pointer, Zahna Medley had a layup and Natalie Ventress two free throws to pull off the upset.
It was the second year in a row TCU (13-7, 5-4 Big 12) beat Texas at home after going 0-33 against the Longhorns, who lead the series 34-2.
Texas (15-5, 4-5), coming off a double overtime win over No. 24 Oklahoma, got a season-high 22 points from Imani McGee-Stafford and had 47-28 rebounding advantage but was done in by 25 turnovers.
TCU made 9 of 22 3-pointer attempts while Texas was 2-6 behind the arc.