Women’s basketball heads to Florida for Thursday matchup

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Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 2:14 PM CST
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - The Texas A&M women’s basketball team travels to take on the Florida Gators on Thursday at 5 p.m. inside Exactech Arena.

Last Time Out

Despite scoring a season high, the Aggies (6-13, 1-8 SEC) suffered an 88-79 loss at Vanderbilt. The Maroon & White had their biggest scoring output for back-to-back games this season, averaging 77.0 points while hitting over 50% of shots from the field in two-consecutive games for the first time this season. Aaliyah Patty led the team with a career-high 21 points, shooting a career-best 9-of-10 from the field.

SEC Defense

The Maroon & White have held all but two opponents below their season scoring average, limiting seven teams to their season-low at the time of the contest. The Aggie Defense has forced four SEC foes to a single digit scoring quarter, each of those being the lowest of the season for the respective teams.

Series

Thursday’s matchup is the 15th all-time meeting between Texas A&M and Florida (13-8, 2-6 SEC) with the Aggies leading the series, 11-3. The Maroon & White are 4-1 against the Gators when in Gainesville.

How to Keep up

Thursday’s game will be streamed on SECN+ with live stats available here. Fans can also listen to the action on The Zone 1150 AM/93.7 FM with Steve Miller and Katy Lee on the call.