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No. 20 Texas A&M Returns to Reed Arena to Face Auburn at 2 pm Sunday

January 12, 2013
Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
(photo: Texas A&M Athletics)

Aggie Women's Basketball Game #18:

Texas A&M (12-5; 2-1 SEC) vs. Auburn (13-3; 2-1 SEC)

January 13, 2013 · 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Reed Arena (12,000)

at College Station, Texas

TV: None


RADIO: Texas A&M Radio Network

  Mike Wright, Play-by-Play

  Tap Bentz, Commentary

  Local: KZNE-AM 1620 (College Station/Bryan)




COLLEGE STATION, Texas - No. 20 Texas A&M (12-5, 2-5) return home to face-off with Auburn (13-3, 2-1) at 2 pm Sunday.  Sunday's match up will be the third meeting between the two programs with the Aggies victorious in the previous two match-ups.

The teams met most recently Nov. 22, 2009 at the Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum in Auburn, Ala., the final score was 79-59 in the Aggies favor. Texas A&M was led by Danielle Adams' 22 points off the bench. Tanisha Smith chipped in 14 with Adaora Elonu adding 13 in the game.

Last time out the Aggies pushed No. 6 Kentucky to the brink their last outing, falling 65-62 despite an impressive 27 point and 15 rebound night from reigning SEC player of the week junior Kelsey Bone and senior Kristi Bellock's career high 16 points. Bone has taken charge of the A&M team leading the Aggies in scoring in nine of the last 10 games, averaging 22.5 points and 11.4 rebounds per game. Bone has had double-double in six of the last seven games including the last four straight. Bellock recorded her third career double-double against the Wildcats with 10 rebounds to go along with 16 points. Since SEC play started Bellock has elevated her play averaging 12.3 points and nine rebounds in each conference game.

Tickets for Sunday's game are available online at or in person at the Reed Arena box office. The Auburn game will continue the half-price Holiday Hoops promotion and will be youth basketball day, youths can wear their jersey and stop by the box office to get a free ticket.

Season tickets are also on sale and fans are encouraged to make sure they have a seat for all the exciting Aggie basketball action by visiting the 12th Man Foundation's Ticket Center or calling 1-(888)-992-4443.

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