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No. 20 A&M in Athens for Battle with No. 12 Georgia

January 19, 2013
Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
(photo: Texas A&M Athletics)

Aggie Women's Basketball Game #19:

Texas A&M (13-5; 3-1 SEC) vs. Georgia (16-2; 4-1 SEC)

January 20, 2013 · 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Stageman Coliseum (10,523)

at Athens, Ga.


  Adam Amin, Play-by-Play

  Nell Fortner, Commentary



RADIO: Texas A&M Radio Network

  Mike Wright, Play-by-Play

  Steve Miller, Commentary

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


COLLEGE STATION, Texas - No. 20 Texas A&M (13-5, 3-1)  will travel to Athens, Ga. to face off with the  No. 12 Georgia Lady Bulldogs (16-2, 4-1) at 4 pm (CT) on Sunday.

The match up will be the second meeting between the two programs, the Aggies were victorious in the previous match up in the by a score of 79-38 at the 2011 Sweet Sixteen hosted at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas as the Aggies went on to win the 2011 NCAA Championship. Danielle Adams led the Aggies with 23 points and 11 rebounds, Tyra White (14) and Sydney Colson (11) joined Adams in double figure scoring in the contest.

Texas A&M is coming off an impressive 78-56 victory at home over Auburn, the Aggies led by as much as 30 late in the game. Junior Kelsey Bone tallied another double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, joining her with a double-double of her own was senior Kristi Bellock (13 points and 10 rebounds). Freshman Courtney Walker added 16 and senior Adrienne Pratcher chipped in 11 points as the Aggies shot 48 percent from the floor while limiting Auburn to 37.9 percent shooting.

Bone has taken charge of the A&M team leading the Aggies in scoring in 10 of the last 11 games, averaging 22.2 points and 10.8 rebounds per game in the stretch. Bone has had double-double in seven of the last eight games including the last five straight. Bellock recorded her fourth career double-double against the Tigers with 13 points and 10 boards. Since SEC play started Bellock has elevated her play averaging 12.5 points and 9.3 rebounds per conference game.

Sunday's game will be broadcast on ESPN2 with Adam Amin calling play-by-play and Nell Fortner adding commentary, it will mark the sixth appearance for the Aggies on television this season.


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