College Station, TX (Sports Network) - Kristi Bellock scored 18 points as the
Texas A&M Aggies coasted to a 71-45 victory over the Wichita State Shockers in
the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Reed Arena.
Courtney Williams added 11 points, Kelsey Bone chipped in 10 and Adrienne
Pratcher handed out seven assists for Texas A&M (25-9) which as the third-seed
will face either sixth-seed Nebraska or 14th-seed Chattanooga in the second
For the 14th-seed Shockers (24-10) Michelle Price was the only player in
double figures with 12 points.
The Aggies held a 35-22 lead at halftime after shooting 46.7 percent from the
floor while holding the Shockers to just eight field goals on 30.8 percent
In the second half Texas A&M continued to shoot well from the floor, netting
48 percent from the field while adding a pair of 3-pointers as it's lead
ballooned to as many as 27 points.
Texas A&M had a 41-25 advantage on the boards and outscored Wichita State,
34-24, in the paint.
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