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Is this Texas women's basketball coach Karen Aston’s lucky 7th season?

Texas women's basketball coach Karen Aston will coach the Longhorns for a seventh season this year.

AUSTIN — The seventh season of the Karen Aston era of Texas women’s basketball tips off in November.

Aston’s seventh team is comprised of young talent, including former Aggie graduate transfer Danni Williams and three seniors, including Cedar Ridge High School graduate LaShann Higgs.


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Aston’s teams have reached at least the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament for four consecutive seasons. Is this the season her Longhorns reach the Final Four for the first time?

She jokingly agreed with me in an interview that I shouldn't say those two words in a question.

“No, don’t,” Aston said.

The Texas Longhorns women's basketball team will kick off their season Nov. 8 against the Duquesne Dukes.