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
Texas A&M0-09-110
Auburn0-08-156
Kentucky0-08-136
Miss. State0-08-151
Georgia0-07-161
Tennessee0-07-17
Missouri0-08-24
S. Carolina0-08-248
Arkansas0-07-29
LSU0-06-2121
Alabama0-07-327
Florida0-06-357
Ole Miss0-05-4139
Vanderbilt0-03-6157

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.0-08-111
Cincinnati0-08-260
Houston0-08-279
Memphis0-07-2130
SMU0-08-396
Tulane0-07-392
UCF0-07-345
UConn0-07-3111
Temple0-06-314
Tulsa0-06-4168
E. Carolina0-05-4332
So. Florida0-05-6322
 
Other games
NICS 39 Final
MIST 84
BAYL 64 Final
UK 55
ILLST 66 Final
LOU 69
OKST 71 Final
VT 81
NFLA 59 Final
MINN 87
DEL 50 Final
DUKE 88
NMEX 77 Final
IAST 68
APP 56 Final
MIZZ 72
BAMA 56 Final
CINCY 58
STJOE 51 Final
CREI 80
MICH 74 Final
BRAD 66
NKY 43 Final
OHST 70
UAB 84 Final
UNC 102
HAW 63 Final
UNLV 77
COPS 51 Final
IND 87
ARIZ 85 Final
TXTCH 57
UOP 67 Final
GONZ 85
COLO 69 Final
WYO 76
SDSU 78 Final
UCLA 69