Texas A&M 50

(11-4, 2-3 Big 12)

(20) Kansas State 74

(13-3, 4-1 Big 12)

    8:00 PM ET, January 19, 2005

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    TA&M 23 2750
    #20KSU 27 4774

    Wildcats pull away with big second half

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Claire Coggins and Shana Wheeler scored 11 points apiece and No. 20 Kansas State used a big second half for a 74-50 victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday.

    Kendra Wecker and Megan Mahoney each added 10 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (13-3, 4-1 Big 12), who outscored the Aggies 47-27 in the second half for their fourth straight win.

    Morenike Atunrase had 13 points and five rebounds to lead Texas A&M (11-4, 2-3), which has already amassed more wins than each of the past two seasons.

    Leading 27-23 at halftime, Coggins opened the second half with a 3-pointer and combined with Wecker for 12 straight points, triggering a 27-5 spurt that gave the Wildcats a 54-28 lead with 11:54 to go.

    Kansas State, which shot 36 percent (9-of-25) in the first half, hit 20-of-28 second-half field goals (71 percent).

    The Aggies led 9-1 in the opening five minutes. The Wildcats' Chelsea Domenico hit a 3-pointer to trigger a 16-6 run that featured six different scorers.

    Wecker, the league's leading scorer (21.4 ppg), was just 1-for-8 from the field in the first half when Kansas State committed 10 turnovers.

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