AUSTIN, Texas (AP)Charli Collier scored 22 points, Audrey Warren added 19 and No. 25 Texas beat Louisiana Tech 84-57 on Wednesday night.
Collier entered the game with a nation-leading 34.5 points per game – which now stands at 30.3. The Longhorns have won their first three games by an average of 34.3 points.
Celeste Taylor scored 14 points, and Joanne Allen-Taylor and DeYona Gaston each had 10 for Texas.
Despite missing 12 of 17 from the 3-point line, Texas shot 33 of 66 overall and were largely never challenged. Allen-Taylor’s layup with 3:26 to go in the first quarter gave Texas an 18-5 lead.
Brianna Harris lead Louisiana Tech with 25 points on 9-for-11 shooting.
The game featured two of the more storied programs in NCAA Division I history. The Lady Techsters have 1,141 wins, which is fourth highest, and Texas has 1,110 for sixth.
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