Women’s Basketball punches ticket to “Sweet 16”
No. 5 seed Texas Women’s Basketball’s depth shined and a second half-intensity helped edge No. 4 seed Cal, 73-70, on Sunday night at Haas Pavilion to secure a spot in the NCAA Championship “Sweet 16” for the first time since 2004.
The Longhorns advance to Albany, New York, to face the winner of UConn and Rutgers on Saturday, March 28.
U.S. News’ latest graduate school rankings, released today, include more than 50 UT programs in the top 15 nationally. The numbers mostly held steady from last year, without any dramatic shifts up or down. The McCombs School of Business’ accounting program also holds the distinction of being the only UT graduate program ranked first in the nation.
Here are some of the highlights:
Engineering — 10th (5th among public universities)
Law — 15th (4th among publics)
Education — 10th (3rd among publics)
Nursing — 13th (5th among publics)
Business — 17th (5th among publics)