Jones scores 25 points, No. 11 Texas women use hot start to overwhelm Louisiana Tech 96-44

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Taylor Jones scored 25 points on 12-of-16 shooting and No. 11 Texas rolled to a 96-44 win over Louisiana Tech on Sunday.

Jones and Shaylee Gonzales combined to go 9 of 11 in the first quarter and scored 10 points apiece as the Longhorns raced to a 30-10 lead.

Six different players scored in the second quarter when Texas stretched the lead to 54-19.

Ndjakalenga Mwenentanda scored 12 points off the bench for the Longhorns and Gonzales and Amina Muhammad both had 12. Rori Harmon had eight points, 11 assists, seven rebounds and five steals.

Texas shot 56%, had a 43-20 rebound advantage and turned 29 turnovers into 41 points.

Salma Bates led Tech (2-1) with 13 points.

Texas heads to the Virgin Islands to play Arizona State on Thursday.

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