Top goals: Pay attention to detail and protect the ball
Turnovers a major concern in Saturday’s 62-42 loss to UCLA.
Texas ranks 18th in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll, but Longhorns coach Karen Aston is more concerned about an entirely dif- 18-Texas vs. LouisianaMonroe, 7 p.m., LHN, 1300 ferent set of numbers.
The number of turnovers the Longhorns recorded in Saturday’s 62-42 loss to UCLA (29) tops their average for such miscues this season (22.5). In what proved to be a team effort, every Longhorn who played against the Bruins committed at least one turnover.
Texas (5-1) hopes to take better care of the basketball when it plays host to Louisiana-Monroe on Tuesday.
The Horns could get a lift when shooting guard Chassidy Fussell returns. Fussell missed the UCLA game after sustaining a head injury Nov. 30 against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and is listed as dayto-day.
The UCLA game exposed several Texas shortcomings that might have been overlooked during the 5-0 start.
“I hope they start paying attention to detail in practice,” Aston said. “Coaches can sometimes see things