AUSTIN, Texas -- Charli Collier scored 15 points and blocked a career-high five shots and No. 11 Texas rolled to a 96-40 victory over McNeese on Thursday night.
Collier had seven points as the Longhorns opened on a 30-12 first quarter and went on to build a 48-19 halftime advantage. Collier finished 7-of-14 shooting. Danni Williams was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and had 14 points for Texas (3-0). Sug Sutton had 10 points and five assists.
Joanne Allen-Taylor added 11 points off the bench for the Longhorns. Senior center Jatarie White, who has notched a double-double in each of her first two games, chipped in 10 points and two rebounds.
Maia Robinson, Callie Maddox, and Damilola Balogun scored eight points apiece for McNeese (0-3).
The Longhorns forced 30 turnovers on 21 steals with 9 of 10 players recording at least one steal.
Texas leaves the state for the first time this season to begin the Gulf Coast Showcase in Florida against Quinnipiac on Nov. 23.
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