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Final

(12) Texas A&M 63

(4-2, 2-2 away)

Syracuse 78

(8-0, 6-0 home)

8:15 PM ET, November 30, 2013

Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

1 2 T
#12TA&M 27 3663
SYR 38 4078

Top Performers

Texas A&M: C. Walker 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Syracuse: B. Butler 29 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

Briana Butler's career-high 29 points carry Syracuse past Texas A&M

Associated Press

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Briana Butler scored a career-high 29 points as Syracuse beat No. 12 Texas A&M 78-63 to win the Paradise Jam Reef Division title.

Syracuse (8-0) closed the first half on a 16-5 run, going into the break with a 38-27 advantage. Butler drilled two 3-pointers during the stretch.

Texas A&M (4-2) got the lead as close as 55-46 after a pair of Courtney Walker free throws. Butler answered for the Orange. She hit a 3-pointer, blocked a layup on the defensive end and hit another trey on the ensuing possession.

The Aggies wouldn't get the lead into single digits again. A&M struggled from 3-point range, going 1 for 11.

Butler finished 9 of 14 from the field, including 7 of 12 from long range. Brittney Sykes added 15 and Shakeya Leary 14.

Walker paced the Aggies with a career-high 26, and Achiri Ade added 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TA&M
SYR
Points 63 78
FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 28-60 (.467)
3P Made-Attempted 1-11 (.091) 8-23 (.348)
FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 14-17 (.824)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
TA&M
SYR
PointsC. Walker 26B. Butler 29
ReboundsA. Ade 7P. Bullard 4
AssistsC. Knox 3R. Coffey 5
StealsJ. Jones 2B. Sykes 2
BlocksA. Ade 1B. Day 2

2013-14 Season

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