COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Karla Gilbert proved just too much to handle, scoring 16 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, to lead No. 23 Texas A&M to an easy win over San Diego State 72-35 on Tuesday night.
Courtney Williams added 10 points and 12 boards for Texas A&M (5-2), while Courtney Walker and Chelsea Jennings chipped in with 10 apiece. Gilbert was 6 of 7 from the field and had eight offensive rebounds.
Ahjalee Harvey led San Diego State (1-5) with seven points.
The Aggies ran out to a 17-3 lead at 9:46 of the first half and held SDSU to just 14 points overall in the first, en route to a 17-point halftime lead. It got worse in the second half for the Aztecs, as A&M was able to put up 41 points after intermission.
Texas A&M limited San Diego St. to 23.2 percent shooting overall, while knocking down 41.9 percent themselves.
Texas A&M Women's Basketball Postgame Notes - December 3, 2013
Next Game: The Aggies stay at the friendly confines of Reed Arena as they welcome the Washington Huskies on Saturday, December 7
Notes on Texas A&M
Head Coach Gary Blair earned his 650th career victory in front of 4,023 fans at Reed Arena
The Aggies improve their season mark to 5-2 while the Aztecs fall to 1-5 on the year.
A&M improves its perfect record against San Diego State to 4-0.
A&M has won 62 consecutive non-conference home games against unranked opponents
The 37-point victory was the second largest margin of victory for the Maroon and White this season
Starters for A&M: Courtney Williams, Jordan Jones, Courtney Walker, Karla Gilbert and Achiri Ade
For the first time this season, the Aggies had two players earn double-doubles with Courtney Williams (10 pts, 12 rebounds) and Karla Gilbert (16 pts, 11 rebounds)
A&M shot 38.5% from the court in the first half while SDSU was held to 20.8% shooting in the first half
The Aggies began the game on an 11-0 run and took a 31-14 lead into the locker room at halftime
The Maroon and White took advantage of second-chance opportunities, outscoring the Aztects, 28-7
A&M shot lights-out in the second half, going 16-36 from the field (44%) while holding the Aztecs to 25%
Notes on Texas A&M Players
Recorded her first double-double of her career with 10 points and 12 rebounds
Recorded her second double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds
Set a career high in rebounds (5) and tied a career high in assists (10)
Six-consecutive games with 10+ points