Texas A&M outshoots Kansas
Standish scores 25 points, six for nine from 3-point line
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alexia Standish scored 25 points, including six of nine 3-pointers, and No. 22 Texas A&M pulled away late in the second half against Kansas,78-63 on Thursday night. The win advanced the Aggies to the Big 12 Women’s Championship Semifinals.
|TOP 25 SCORES|
|No. 1 Baylor 72, Texas Tech 48|
|No. 2 Stanford 76, Washington 57|
|No. 22 Texas A&M 78, Kansas 63|
The Aggies scored 11 unanswered points that concluded with 3:24 remaining in the game to turn an eight-point advantage into a 73-54 cushion. Kansas would get no closer than 15 for the remainder of the game, and lost by the same margin.
Kansas sliced an eight-point deficit to 52-49 with 12:10 remaining on a layup by Aishah Sutherland, but Texas A&M countered with six consecutive points. The Jayhawks remained within striking distance until the Aggies sparked an 11-0 run six minutes later.
Sydney Carter scored 18 points and Kelsey Bone added 16 for the Aggies; both players grabbed seven rebounds apiece.
Angel Goodrich led Kansas with 21 points to compliment nine assists.