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Final

Rice 64

(4-7, 1-5 away)

Texas A&M 65

(11-2, 10-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, January 2, 2006

    1 2 T
    RICE 35 2964
    TA&M 34 3165

    Texas A&M 65, Rice 64

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- A'Quonesia Franklin scored 21 points, including three free throws in the final 25 seconds, to lead Texas A&M to a 65-64 victory over Rice Monday night.

    Franklin got 16 of her 21 points in the second half. She had left the game late in the first half after colliding with teammate Erica Roy while the two went for a loose ball. Roy did not return to the game.

    Danielle Gant came off the bench to score 15 for the Aggies (11-2) and lead the team with eight rebounds.

    Rice led 35-34 at the half, but the Aggies took the lead for good early in the second half on a Franklin steal and layup during a 15-7 run.

    Krystal Frazier kept the Owls (4-7) in the game with 15 points, including 7-for-8 free throw shooting. Lauren Neaves added 12 points and had 14 rebounds. Valeriy Berezhynska scored 10 points.

    The Aggies scored 26 points off turnovers, while Rice managed 14.

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