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AUSTIN, Texas -- Freshman Joyner Holmes arrived at Texas with a big reputation. Cheap Baltimore Orioles Jerseys . After a slow start on Wednesday, Holmes showed why.The forward scored 20 of her 22 points during the final three quarters to lead No. 8 Texas past Houston Baptist 98-46.Among the top recruits in the country, the 6-foot-3 Holmes went 8 of 17 from the field with nine rebounds and three blocks in 22 minutes.Holmes could have scored more, but she missed several shots early from close range.Im going get in the gym and start making layups, said Holmes, of Cedar Hill, Texas.Brooke McCarty had 16 points and Ariel Atkins and Jada Underwood each scored 11 for Texas (1-1).Lauren Calver led Houston Baptist (0-2) with 11 points, followed by Amanda Johnson with 10.Texas led 19-3 and forced five turnovers in the first four minutes. The Huskies finished the first quarter with eight turnovers -- which Texas turned into 16 points -- but trailed by only 11 after making four 3-pointers.Texas led 57-21 at halftime. Houston Baptist finished with 25 turnovers.Texas encountered a reality check on Monday night on national television, losing 71-59 at No. 11 Stanford. Holmes finished with just three points and three rebounds in 17 minutes against the Cardinal, and other Texas players struggled as well.Holmes is among four new Longhorns who played in the first two games.We do have some things we have to dramatically improve on, Texas coach Karen Aston said. You cant discount jitters in the way we played at Stanford. Some of them need to pay more attention in practice, and they need to pay more attention to detail. Some of them had a little of that `this is my first game look.BIG PICTUREHouston Baptist: Coach Donna Finnie has a young team with five freshmen and four sophomores. Theyve already faced top-10 teams in their first two games -- the Huskies lost by 75 points at No. 2 Baylor on Friday. Houston Baptist will move back to its own weight class for most of the remaining non-conference season and in the Southland Conference.People must think were crazy, Finnie said of her tough schedule. I want to test the team early on.Texas: After reaching the NCAA Sweet 16 and Elite 8 the past two seasons, the Longhorns goal is the Final Four in Dallas. The next real test comes Sunday at No. 10 Mississippi State. ... McCarty, a junior, has shifted from shooting guard to point guard after the graduation of Celina Rodrigo. McCarty is averaging 18 points through two games and has converted 6 of 10 3-pointers.MAKE SOME NOISEThe Houston Baptist game was an opportunity for Texas to gain young fans with its annual weekday game. Free tickets were provided to about 5,000 kids from more than 40 elementary schools. Total announced attendance was 6,378.Its always a lot of fun to play this game, Aston said. When you walk out there and you hear those screaming kids, its really exciting. Its community involvement and that is something our players and our program take seriously. Hoping we can get them interested in womens basketball in particular and basketball is a great thing.UP NEXTHouston Baptist: The Huskies host Rice on Saturday.Texas: The Longhorns travel to No. 10 Mississippi State on Sunday. Cheap Orioles Jerseys Authentic .Y. - Jerome Samson scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the St. Cheap Orioles Jerseys . Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey last Sunday. The fine is the fourth this season for Goldson. He was fined $30,000 for a hit on the New York Jets Jeff Cumberland in Week 1. http://www.cheaporiolesjerseys.com/ .J. -- Marshawn Lynch said Thursday it will be good to get back to football after the Seattle quiet talking running back wrapped up his final mandatory media session of Super Bowl week. ASHBURN, Va. -- When Washington Redskins corner Josh Norman signed his new contract in April, he knew life would change. He went from scrappy underdog to a moving target.Ever since Norman signed a five-year, $15 million-a-year deal with the Redskins, he has been knocked by other players -- New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Arizona Cardinals corner Patrick Peterson -- and roasted by fans anytime video of him getting beat in practice surfaces. And his comments now are turned into headlines.I can take it, Norman said. Im a big boy. Ive got some big shoes. ... If I can have that unique set of skills to fend off everything people say, I can take it. I can take it and continue to be successful.When you get a deal like that, everything comes with it. Everything is magnified times 10. You just have to be [careful] of that.Some of this stems from the contract -- hes the NFLs highest-paid corner. Some of it has been the result of his own words. In an ESPN The Magazine article, for example, Norman took a jab at Denver receiver Demaryiius Thomas, who caught one pass for 8 yards in the Super Bowl win over Normans Carolina Panthers. Wholesale Orioles Jerseys. I dont know what he was out there for, Norman said in the article. He was supposed to be an all-world guy and I shut him down.Thomas replied to Norman via Twitter:Norman declined to answer specific questions about the article on Tuesday.Beckham told GQ Magazine that Norman was relevant only because of him. Peterson tweeted out a video of Norman getting beat in practice.Once I was the underdog and I had to fight my way to the top and I had to drive, drive, drive and continue to work hard, Norman said. Im no longer the underdog. ... This is a new realm for me.Hell also be featured on the Fox pregame show most Sundays this season.A year ago at this time he was an improving corner on a very good Carolina defense. Now hes a target.I think its crazy, Norman said. I would never dream that in a million years. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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