No. 16 Aggies Set for Thursday Match-up with Vanderbilt

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COLLEGE STATION, TX -- No. 16 Texas A&M (16-5, 6-1) will face off with Vanderbilt Thursday at 7:00 p.m. (CT) on FSN in College Station at Reed Arena. The Aggies are looking to match idle Kentucky at 7-1 in league play for a tie for second place in the standings.

A&M and Vanderbilt have only matched up on the hardwood twice in program history, Vanderbilt was victorious in the first two match-ups in the 1995 and 1997 seasons. The most recent match-up took place in College Station with Beth Ostendorf leading the charge with 26 points off the bench en route to a 78-59 final score. The Aggies were led by Prissy Sharpe’s double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds in 24 minutes of action.

Texas A&M looks to continue a four game win-streak and a 10-game home win-streak on Thursday night, the Aggies have won by an just over 27 points per game in the last ten home victories. In A&M’s six SEC victories they are winning by an average of 26.3 points per contest.

The maroon and white look to continue the winning way following Sunday’s victory against the Missouri Tigers 77-58 at Reed Arena. Senior Adrienne Pratcher and freshman Peyton Little led a devastating three-point barrage by Texas A&M. Little and Pratcher combined to go 11-of-17 from behind the arc and scored a combined 35 points on the day, while All-America candidate Kelsey Bone registered her SEC-leading 10th double-double of the year with 16 points and 10 boards. The Aggies tied the school record for made three-pointers in a game of 12, the record was initially established against Brown in the 1996 season.

Thursday’s game will be broadcast by Fox Sports Southwest and will be seen on the main FS Southwest feed in Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Cable viewers in the state of Oklahoma will see the game on the Fox Sports Southwest Plus channel. Fans should check cable or satellite providers listings to ensure the game will available in their area.

The Vanderbilt contest will be organization night, any Texas A&M student wearing their organizations shirt will be admitted for free. Fans in attendance will have the opportunity to take pictures with the 2012 Heisman Trophy from 6-7 pm on the concourse at Reed Arena.

Aggie Women’s Basketball Game #22:
Texas A&M (16-5; 6-1 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (14-6; 4-3 SEC)
January 31, 2013 · 7:00 p.m. (CT)
Reed Arena (12,989)
College Station, Texas

TV: FSN
Dave Neal, Play-by-Play
Debbie Antonelli, Commentary
AGGIES ON TV INFORMATION PAGE

RADIO: Texas A&M Radio Network
Mike Wright, Play-by-Play
Tap Bentz, Commentary
Local: KZNE-AM 1150 (College Station/Bryan)

LIVE AUDIO/STATS: AggieAthletics.com




 
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