Texas vs. UCONN

VS

Although both teams have competed against each other in the regular and post season, this will be the first time that UConn and Texas face off in the Jimmy V Women’s Classic. This the second time Texas will appear in the annual event, while UConn will be playing for the sixth consecutive year and eighth time overall. Highlights:

  • UConn is 7-0 all-time against Texas, including four wins in the NCAA Women’s Championship
  • Texas has appeared in this event once prior to 2016, defeating NC State in 2003
  • UConn’s record in Jimmy V Women’s Classic is 6-2 with the Huskies winning five straight after falling twice to North Carolina in 2004 and 2005
  • UConn has won 11 NCAA Women’s National Championships (1995, 2000, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’09, ’10, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16), while Texas captured the title in 1986
  • The Huskies are ranked No. 4 and the Longhorns are No. 6 in the com way-too-early preseason top 25 poll