Aggies win 70-59 over Houston
Texas A&M guard Elston Turner attempts to drive the ball on Houston during the first half at Hofheinz Pavilion. (Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE)
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Posted Dec 1, 2012


Texas A&M went on a 17-4 run to open up a 42-24 halftime lead over Houston, then cruised to 70-59 at Hofheinz Pavilion on Saturday night. Elston Turner led the Aggies with 26 points. The Aggies shot 49% from the field and had a 38-23 rebounding advantage.

In a game that Texas A&M never trailed, the Aggies opened up a 42-24 halftime lead over Houston, then cruised to 70-59 at Hofheinz Pavilion on Saturday night.

The Aggies had a slim 25-20 lead with 4:40 left in the first half, then went on a 17-4 run to build an 18-point halftime lead, 42-24.

Houston pulled back to within eight, 59-51, with four minutes left in the game, but that was a close as the Cougars could get.

Guard Elston Turner led the Aggies with 26 points, while forwards Ray Turner and Kourtney Robertson each scored 14. .

The Aggies shot 49% from the field and had a 38-23 rebounding advantage, with Ray Turner pulling down 10 rebounds.

Texas A&M improves to 6-1 on the season and hosts Stephen F. Austin on Wednesday night.

 



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