Texas women’s basketball coach Karen Aston dismissed

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AUSTIN, TEXAS Texas dismissed women’s basketball coach Karen Aston on Friday, ending an eight-year stint that included four straight tripstothe NCAATournament Sweet 16 from 2015-2018. Aston was at the end o,f her contract that paid nearly $800,000 per year and Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte said it would not be renewed. A search for her replacement would beginimmediately. Aston was 184-83 overall and 93-51 in the Big 12 at Texas. Her best season was 2015-16 when the Longhorns were 31-5 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. The Longhorns lost in the first round last season. — AP