BATON ROUGE, La.- In a women’s basketball game that featured 14 lead changes and seven ties, LSU held off No. 21 Texas A&M 63-52 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Sunday.
With Texas A&M (11-4, 0-2 SEC) leading by a point with just over 3 minutes to play, LSU went on an 12-0 run to take control of the game. Khayla Pointer, who led the Lady Tigers with 22 points, scored 7 of 10 points in that stretch.
The Lady Tigers (10-4, 1-1 SEC) led 21-20 after a first half marked by the defensive play of both teams. The Aggies held LSU to just 25% shooting in the first half, and forced the Lady Tigers into 12 straight misses during a second quarter stretch.
Chennedy Carter had her second double double of the season, leading the Aggies with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Ciera Johnson added 13 points and eight rebounds.
Texas A&M outscored LSU 32-20 inside the paint,
The Aggies return to action on Thursday, January 10 at Vanderbilt, with tip set for 7 p.m. on SEC Network +.
GARY BLAIR RADIO SHOW RETURNS MONDAY
COLLEGE STATION – The Gary Blair Radio Show broadcasts Monday, January 7, at Rudy's on Harvey Road from 6-7 p.m. The show is broadcast locally on WTAW (1620 AM) and hosted by Steve Miller. Fans can listen worldwide through 12thMan.com.
In addition to thoughts from Texas A&M Head Coach Gary Blair, the show includes in-depth interviews with people associated with the A&M program, a recap of the Aggies' recent games and a preview of the upcoming schedule.
Fans are invited to come out to join the show and meet the Aggies as they talk all things Texas A&M women's basketball.
· Texas A&M is now 11-4 on the season and 0-2 in SEC play. LSU is 10-4 overall and 1-1 in SEC games.
· Texas A&M head coach Gary Blair is 368-155 in 16 seasons in Aggieland. He is 776-318 in his Hall of Fame career, which ranks seventh among active coaches in wins.
· Had her second double double of the season and the fourth of her career. This is her second career double double that consists of points and rebounds.
· Scored 20+ points for the eighth time this season and the 32nd time in her career
· Scored 10+ points for the 22nd consecutive game and the 47th time in her 48-game career
· Has now scored at least 10 points in every arena she has played a collegiate game
· Had 10+ rebounds for the second time in her career
· Scored 10+ points for the fifth straight game and the 12th time in 15 games this season