Scores

Final

West Virginia 52

(2-3, 1-2 away)

(12) Texas A&M 55

(4-0, 4-0 home)

    6:00 PM ET, November 24, 2006

    1 2 T
    WVU 28 2452
    #12TAM 22 3355

    Atunrase, No. 13 Texas A&M rally past West Virginia

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Morenike Atunrase scored 18 points to help Texas A&M (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) rally for a 55-52 victory over West Virginia on Friday in the first round of the LMU Ayres Hotel Thanksgiving Classic .

    The Aggies trailed 28-22 at halftime, but a basket and free throw by A'Quonesia Franklin at 13:12 of the second half gave Texas A&M (4-0) a 35-34 lead.

    Franklin finished with 16 points.

    Olayinka Sanni led West Virginia (2-3) with 21 points and added 10 rebounds. Chakhia Cole had nine points and 11 boards.

    Texas A&M will play Loyola-Marymount in the championship game Saturday. Loyola Marymount beat American University 67-62.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    ESPNDallas.com 

    2006-07 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Nov 24, 2006 @TAM 55, WVU 52Recap | Box Score