COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Takia Starks scored 12 of her 28 points in the game's first five minutes and Texas A&M (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) defeated Florida State 81-67 on Thursday night.
Danielle Gant had 25 points for the Aggies (7-1), who won their fourth straight.Starks was 12-of-15 from the field, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range, while Gant was 10-of-16. A'Quonesia Franklin added 12 points, all on 3-pointers.Starks and Gant combined to give Texas A&M a 17-6 lead with 15:04 left in the first half. Starks scored 19 of her 28 points in the first half and Gant had 17 as the Aggies took a 50-38 lead.Shante Williams led Florida State (6-3) with 18 points, while Britany Miller added 14 points and five blocked shots and Tanae Davis-Cain had 13 points.Texas A&M scored 34 points off 24 Florida State turnovers. The Aggies outscored Florida State 17-8 on second-chance baskets.