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SEC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT - 2nd ROUND - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN

Aggies rout Hogs 82-52 in SEC Tourney

2100 days ago
SEC Staff

NASHVILLE- The No. 15 Texas A&M women's basketball team never trailed in an 82-52 blowout over Arkansas in the second round of the SEC Women's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. With the victory, the Aggies advance to the quarterfinals and will face LSU on Friday at approximately 2 p.m.

In the first matchup between the two teams in a conference tournament since 1988, the Aggies (23-8) came out on fire, outshooting Arkansas 68.8 to 30 percent while building a 23-13 lead in the first quarter.

The Aggies went on to lead by as many as 37 points in the game, and their 30-point margin of victory is A&M's second largest win in a conference tournament game under head coach Gary Blair.

Every eligible and healthy A&M player scored in the game, with Danni Williams leading all players with 22 points. Chennedy Carter added 19 points, and Khaalia Hillsman completed a double-double with 10 points and a season-high13 rebounds. Anriel Howard tied Hillsman for game-high honors in rebounds with 13, giving her the A&M outright record for rebounds in a season with 373.

Devin Cosper led the Razorbacks with 15 points as Arkansas ends its season 13-18.

Texas A&M faces No. 4 seed LSU on Friday. Tipoff is set for approximately 2:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network.