Texas A&M vs Houston

Texas A&,M 70, Houston 59

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HOUSTON (AP) - Texas A&M, led by Elston Turner's 16 first-half points and 26 overall, defeated Houston 70-59 on Saturday night in Hofheinz Pavilion.

The Aggies (6-1) led 42-24 at halftime before Houston climbed back in the contest by slicing Texas A&M's lead to 62-54 with 2:09 remaining. But Turner, a senior guard and team leader, tallied 10 points, including two 3-pointers, in the final 4:52 to hold the Cougars at bay.

J.J. Thompson led the Cougars (5-2) with 16 points, and Jherrod Stiggers followed with 12.

Texas A&M post players Kourtney Roberson and Ray Turner chipped in 14 points each, and Alex Caruso notched a game-high seven assists.

The Aggies doubled up the Cougars on offensive rebounds, 14-7, and won the overall rebounding margin 40-26. The former Southwest Conference members collided at Hofheinz for the first time since 2003.

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Scoreboard
Texas A&M (6-1) «422870
Houston (5-2)243559

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Texas A&M Aggies
K. Roberson, F277-90-070214
R. Turner, F226-102-4110414
E. Turner, G3710-212-250126
A. Caruso, G291-20-02712
J. Reese, G230-42-22022
F. Harris212-52-33316
A. Young162-40-26124
J. Green121-20-02102
J. Jahns100-30-01010
K. Davis30-00-00010
Totals 29-608-1340121570
 48.3%61.5% 
Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F363-60-05226
D. House, F352-66-1061210
L. Gibson, F172-60-22024
J. Young, G332-92-24117
J. Thompson, G315-103-513316
J. Stiggers224-80-021212
M. McLean111-10-03002
B. Morris91-20-00132
V. Izundu40-00-01000
L. Barnes10-10-00000
T. Womack10-00-00000
Totals 20-4911-192691559
 40.8%57.9% 
Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky16-232-64
Florida14-427-910
Arkansas12-626-1028
S. Carolina12-626-1143
Ole Miss10-822-1477
Alabama10-819-1578
Vanderbilt10-819-1638
Georgia9-919-1552
Texas A&M8-1016-1593
Tennessee8-1016-1682
Auburn7-1118-14113
Miss. State6-1216-16149
LSU2-1610-21194
Missouri2-168-24255

American Athletic
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SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
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BAYL 64 Final
UK 55
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OKST 71 Final
VT 81
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DUKE 88
NMEX 77 Final
IAST 68
APP 56 Final
MIZZ 72
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CINCY 58
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CREI 80
MICH 74 Final
BRAD 66
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UNC 102
HAW 63 Final
UNLV 77
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IND 87
ARIZ 85 Final
TXTCH 57
UOP 67 Final
GONZ 85
COLO 69 Final
WYO 76
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