COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kayla Wells and Destiny Pitts each scored 15 points and No. 17 Texas A&M beat Little Rock 65-50 on Wednesday.
Coach Gary Blair tied Shelby Metcalf’s Aggie record of 438 victories at A&M. Metcalf coached the men’s basketball program at A&M from 1963-90, amassing a 438-306 record.
Aaliyah Patty had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Texas A&M (8-0), which hosts No. 15 Texas on Sunday. Wells, making her 100th consecutive start, was 5 of 9 from the field and the Aggies shot 46.2%.
Texas A&M closed the first half on an 8-0 run to build a 21-point lead as Little Rock went scoreless for the final five minutes. The Trojans got within 49-37 after three quarters as the Aggies were held to nine points. But Texas A&M led by at least nine points in the fourth.
Raziya Potter scored 23 points to lead Little Rock (4-4), which was seeking its first victory at College Station. Sali Kourouma added 15 points. The Trojans were 2 of 16 from distance and shot 33.9% overall.