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Aggie women face Arkansas in SEC Semifinal

Posted: 6:37 PM, Mar 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-10 00:37:31Z
No. 20 Texas A&M Women's Basketball wins seventh consecutive game; defeats Ole Miss 72-60

GREENVILLE, SC — No. 15 Texas A&M competes in its third straight semifinal at the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, taking on No. 10-seed Arkansas at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The game is broadcast on SEC Network with Pam Ward, Carolyn Peck and Steffi Sorensen on the call. The game is also available through WatchESPN and the ESPN app on smartphones, computers, tablets and connected devices (Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One). Radio listeners can hear Tom Turbiville and Steve Miller on the Texas A&M Sports Network, broadcast locally in Bryan-College Station on WTAW 1620 AM. Additionally, SiriusXM subscribers can tune into Sirius 138/XM 191.

Without the services of leading scorer Chennedy Carter, the No. 3-seeded Aggies (24-6) defeated No. 6 seed Auburn 64-62 Friday night. Kayla Wells had a Texas A&M SEC Tournament-record 28 points, including a game-winning turnaround jumper with 5.3 seconds to play. N’dea Jones and Ciera Johnson each added 12 points.

The Aggies are 10-5 in seven SEC Tournaments since joining the league, winning the event in 2013. This is Texas A&M’s fifth semifinal—which ties for the most in the league in that span.

No. 10-seed Arkansas (19-13) reached the semifinals by defeating No. 7 seed Georgia 86-76 then defeating No. 2 seed and national No. 12 South Carolina 95-89 in the quarterfinals. Chelsea Dungee led Arkansas with 31 points in both games.

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