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Arizona women’s basketball to face Texas in Las Vegas as part of Pac-12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge

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The Arizona women’s basketball team will face Texas on Sunday, Dec. 19 in Las Vegas as part of the inaugural Pac-12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge, the conference announced Monday.

The game will be held in T-Mobile Arena and air on ESPN2. Tip-off is set for 2:30 p.m. PT. It will follow a men’s game between Stanford and Texas.

Arizona last faced Texas during the 2019-20 season when they went to Austin and obliterated the then-No. 22 ranked Longhorns, 83-58. Former UA guard Aari McDonald broke UA’s single-game scoring record with 44 points.

Texas was supposed to visit Tucson in 2020-21 to complete the home-and-home series, but that game was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Other notable games on Arizona’s 2021-22 non-conference schedule: a neutral site tilt vs. Louisville in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Nov. 12 and the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands from Nov. 25-27, which will pit the Wildcats against teams like Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, DePaul, Northwestern, Rutgers, Pittsburgh, and South Dakota.