No. 18 Aggie Women’s Basketball Hosts No. 11 West Virginia Sunday Night
Big 12/SEC Challenge • Game 8 • Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 7 p.m.
No. 11 AP / No. 12 Coaches’ West Virginia Mountaineers (6-0, 0-0 Big 12) at
No. 18 AP / No. 21 Coaches’ Texas A&M Aggies (6-1, 0-0 SEC)
College Station, Texas | Reed Arena (12,989)
TV: ESPNU (Cara Capuano, Christy Thomaskutty)
Radio: The Zone 1150 AM/102.7 FM (Tom Turbiville, Tap Bentz)
No. 18 Texas A&M hosts No. 11 West Virginia in a women’s basketball game at Reed Arena on Sunday, December 3, as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Fans are encouraged to “Wear White” to support the Aggies.
The game is televised on ESPNU, with Cara Capuano and Christy Thomaskutty on the call. Authenticated users can also access the game on WatchESPN and the ESPN app on their phones, tablets, computers, smart TVs and other connected devices. Tom Turbiville and Tap Bentz bring listeners the action on The Zone 1150 AM/102.7 FM in Bryan-College Station, and online at 12thMan.com.
The Aggies, winners of four straight, are taking on a ranked opponent for the second time this season. Anriel Howard helped the Aggies to a 82-76 win over Rice on Wednesday, scoring a career-high 23 points and adding in 13 rebounds in the victorious effort.
West Virginia, the defending Big 12 Tournament champions, enter the game 6-0, and have won 11 of their last 12 games, dating back to last season. Teana Muldrow leads the Mountaineers, and ranks fourth nationally, with 23.8 points per game on the season.
This is Texas A&M's third appearance in the Big 12/SEC Challenge, splitting its previous two contests in the event. The Aggies last played in the Challenge in 2015, defeating Oklahoma 74-68 in Oklahoma City.
Sunday’s game, which tips at 7 p.m., features several promotions, including 3,000 white shirts emblazoned with “Gig ‘Em Aggies” for fans, photo opportunities with Reveille IX, and free popcorn for students. Tickets start at just $2 for youth/students and $4 for adults during the duration of Holiday Hoops. Parking is free at women’s basketball games.
After this game, the Aggies return to action on Wednesday, December 6 for the Maggie Dixon Classic against TCU, with a special start time of 11 a.m. for Elementary School Day. The game is broadcast on SEC Network.