LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Morenike Atunrase scored 22 points to lead
No. 12 Texas A&M to a 77-52 win over Loyola Marymount in the
championship game of the LMU Ayres Hotel Thanksgiving Classic
The Aggies (5-0) led by 21 points, 36-15, at the 6:34 mark of
the first half, and led by double digits the rest of the game.
Loyola Marymount (3-2) cut the lead to 12 points early in the
second half, but the Aggies responded and led by at least 15 points
the rest of the way.
Three Texas A&M players finished in double digit scoring, led by
Atunrase's 22 points. Takia Starks added 18 points and Patrice
Reado had a double double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Atunrase
was named MVP of the tournament.
Amanda DeCoud led LMU with 11 points and four assists.