No. 22 Texas A&M 79, Oklahoma 66

Kelsey Bone’s 16 points led No. 22 Texas A&M past Oklahoma

79-66 in the semifinals of the Big 12 women’s tournament


The third-seeded Aggies (22-9) will face top-ranked Baylor for

the championship Saturday.

Skylar Collins scored 15 points, Alexia Standish 13 and Sydney

Carter 10 for Texas A&M, which becomes the first school in

league history with five straight appearances in the title game.

Kristi Bellock’s eight rebounds spearheaded a 38-27 edge on the


Whitney Hand’s 24 points paced the second-seeded Sooners

(20-12), who shot just 38 percent (20 of 53). Aaryn Ellenberg added

13 and Sharane Campbell 11.

An 8-0 run by the Aggies broke a tie and put them ahead 25-17

with 8:18 left in the first half. They never trailed again.

Oklahoma closed within 49-45, but Texas A&M ripped off a

12-3 run for a 61-48 lead with 9:35 left to virtually seal it.