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Texas A&M-CC 65

(5-5, 1-2 away)

(20) Texas 77

(6-3, 6-2 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 21, 2005

    1 2 T
    AMCC 23 4265
    #20TEX 35 4277

    Longhorns lead early, hang on late to beat Islanders

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Nina Norman scored 15 points and Ashley Lindsey had 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead Texas to a 77-65 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday night.

    All of Texas' starters scored in double figures. Tiffany Jackson and Erika Arriaran each had 13 points, and Erneisha Bailey added 11.

    The Longhorns (6-3) blocked 10 shots. Jackson had five blocks and Lindsey three.

    Texas (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today; No. 20 AP) charged to an 11-2 lead with 14:55 left in the first half.

    Terra Andrews led the Islanders (5-5) with 27 points and finished with 11 rebounds. Nicole Duncan added 14 points, and Elisa Beagle finished with 12 rebounds.

    Texas A&M-Corpus Christi scored 23 points off 21 Texas turnovers.

    Texas shot 48 percent from the field, while Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shot 34 percent.

    The Longhorns led 35-23 at the half.

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