AUSTIN, Texas -- Lashann Higgs scored 20 points, Jatarie White had a double-double and No. 11 Texas rolled to a 78-41 win over Duquesne in a season-opening game on Thursday night.
White had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Destiny Littleton had a career-high 15 points for the Longhorns, who led 24-7 after one quarter and 57-23 entering the fourth.
Higgs scored the first five points of the game 9-0 and 8-0 runs in the first quarter wrapped this one up quickly. Texas was 10 of 18 in the first quarter, making three 3s. The Dukes put up 10 long-range shots and made just one and were 3 of 14 overall in the quarter.
Higgs had 11 points at halftime and Littleton had 10.
Kadri-Ann Lass scored 12 points for the Dukes, who are favored to win the Atlantic-10. Duquesne went 4 of 22 from 3-point range and shot just 27 percent overall.
UNC's Church goes viral with back-to-basket 3s
In a video posted Saturday on social media, North Carolina guard Leah Church hit three straight long 3s while shooting over her head with her back to the basket. The viral clip has more than 1 million views and was featured on NBC's "Today" show.
Baylor dismisses Scott-Grayson for rules violation
Sophomore guard Honesty Scott-Grayson has been dismissed from the Baylor women's basketball program for an unspecified violation of team rules.
U.S. women fall to Brazil in Pan Am hoops finale
The U.S. women's basketball team will head home with a silver medal after falling to a veteran Brazil team 79-73 Saturday night in the gold-medal game at the 2019 Pan American Games.