Texas Tech 48

(10-10, 5-4 Big 12)

Texas A&M 65

(17-5, 6-3 Big 12)

    4:00 PM ET, February 5, 2006

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    TTU 24 2448
    TA&M 37 2865

    Texas A&M 65, Texas Tech 48

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Morenike Atunrase scored 14 points and had a season-high six blocked shots to help lead Texas A&M past Texas Tech 65-48 on Sunday.

    Patrice Reado and A'Quonesia Franklin each scored 12 points for the Aggies (17-5, 6-3 Big 12), who beat Texas Tech for the first time since the 1996 Southwest Conference championship game. Reado had seven rebounds, four blocked shots and two steals.

    Texas A&M took the lead for good at 13-12 on Reado's layup with 11:20 left in the first half and steadily pulled away. The Aggies led 37-24 at the half.

    Alesha Robertson hit a 3-pointer for Texas Tech (10-10, 5-4) to start the second half, cutting the margin to 37-27, but the Aggies responded with an 8-0 run over the next five minutes to take a 45-27 lead with 14:10 left.

    The final margin of victory was the largest in the series, tying the 17-point margin in 1976.

    Robertson led Texas Tech with 16 points. LaToya Davis added 14 and Erin Myrick had 10 points and 14 rebounds.

    Texas A&M got 23 points from its bench while the Red Raiders got one.

    Texas A&M shot 50 percent from the field in the first half and finished with 39 percent. Texas Tech shot 32 percent in the first half and 31 percent for the game.

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