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.