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Texas A&M 76, CS Northridge 52

HONOLULU (AP) -- A'Quonesia Franklin and Danielle Gant each
scored 14 points as Texas A&M beat Cal-State Northridge 76-52 in
the first round of the Rainbow Wahine Classic on Friday.

Gant also had four blocks, and Franklin added five assists and
five steals for A&M (2-0), which took a 41-23 halftime lead and was
never threatened after that.

Jamie McCaa scored 10 points to lead Northridge (0-3), which
kept things close and trailed just 21-17 with 7:38 left in the
first half. But the Aggies closed the half with a 20-6 run.

Morenike Atunrase scored 13 points, and Tamea Scales had 12
points and 11 rebounds for A&M. Freshman La Toya Micheaux added
eight points, nine rebounds and four blocks.