Syracuse upsets No. 12 Texas A&M 78-63
Briana Butler scored a career-high 29 points as Syracuse beat
No. 12 Texas A&M 78-63 to win the Paradise Jam Reef Division
Syracuse (8-0) closed the first half on a 16-5 run, going into
the break with a 38-27 advantage. Butler drilled two 3-pointers
during the stretch.
Texas A&M (4-2) got the lead as close as 55-46 after a pair
of Courtney Walker free throws. Butler answered for the Orange. She
hit a 3-pointer, blocked a layup on the defensive end and hit
another trey on the ensuing possession.
The Aggies wouldn’t get the lead into single digits again.
A&M struggled from 3-point range, going 1 for 11.
Butler finished 9 of 14 from the field, including 7 of 12 from
long range. Brittney Sykes added 15 and Shakeya Leary 14.
Walker paced the Aggies with a career-high 26, and Achiri Ade