Texas Lady Longhorns Defeat Defending Champs Tennessee 72-59

By: ralphbarrera

Dec 14 2008

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Aperture:f/2.8
Focal Length:22mm
ISO:1000
Shutter:1/640 sec
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark II N

 Texas’ Kathleen Nash goes up for a basket against Tennessee’s Angie Bjorklund during second half action of their match-up at the Frank Erwin Center with the Longhorns winning 72-59 over the defending national champions. Texas used solid defense and rebounding to limit the Vols to 33.3% field goal shooting and 18 turnovers.

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 Texas’ Kristen Nash, Brittainey Raven and Carla Cortijo celebrate their victory over Tennessee as Raven led all scores with 21 points.

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Texas’ Brittainey Raven splits the defense as she goes up for a basket against Tennessee during first half action of their match-up at the Frank Erwin Center with the Longhorns winning 72-59 over the defending national champions.

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 Texas’ Carla Cortijo goes up for a basket against Tennessee’s Vicki Baugh and gets rejected during first half action. Both teams had seven blocks in a physical game with lots of fouls. 

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Texas’ head coach Gail Goestenkors greets Tennessee’s Pat Summitt prior to tip-off of their game at the Frank Erwin Center Sunday afternoon. 

photos by Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman

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