A 3-0 start to the season for Texas has led to the Longhorns being named the NCAA Team of the Week. Texas scored wins against UTSA (68-48), at Stanford (87-81) in overtime and at UCLA (75-65). Texas’ win at Stanford broke a 28-game home winning streak for the Cardinal at Maples Pavilion and came only three days after Stanford’s stunning win against UConn that broke the Huskies’ 47-game winning streak.
Week 1 for Texas featured a balanced offensive attack combined with superior rebounding that resulted in a plus-12.4 rebound average. Six-foot-5 sophomore center Kelsey Lang paced Texas with an average of 12.7 points per game, shooting 54.5 percent from the floor.