No. 22 Texas A&M 78, Kansas 63

Alexia Standish scored 25 points, including 6 of 9 3-pointers,

and No. 22 Texas A&M pulled away late in the second half to

handle Kansas 78-63 on Thursday night, advancing to the Big 12

Women’s Championship semifinal.

The Aggies scored 11 unanswered points that concluded with 3:24

remaining to transform an eight-point advantage into a 73-54

cushion. Kansas would get no closer than 15 for the remainder 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 straight points. The Jayhawks remained within

striking distance until the Aggies sparked an 11-0 run six minutes


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