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Texas A&M Women's Basketball Beats Ole Miss in Oxford

The Aggies improve to 20-1 with the win
Credit: Lia Musgrave/KAGS-TV

OXFORD, Miss — POSTGAME NOTES

RECORDS & SERIES NOTES

·        Texas A&M climbs to 20-1 with an 11-1 record in Southeastern Conference play.

·        Ole Miss drops to 9-9 overall with a 3-9 mark against SEC opponents.

·        The Aggies improve to 9-3 in the all-time series against the Rebels and 4-1 in Oxford.

 

TEAM NOTES

·        The Aggies are now tied for the most wins in the country (20) with No. 3 Louisville and No. 6 Stanford.

·        The Maroon & White is the only team in the top 10 with just one loss.

·        The Aggies have recorded 20 victories in 16-consecutive seasons.

·        A&M has now won eight-straight games, dating back to its lone loss of the year in overtime at LSU.

·        Texas A&M held the Rebels to their lowest point total (55) of the entire season.

·        The Aggies once again enjoyed a 10-point lead against their opponent, marking the 18th game that they have built a double-digit cushion.

·        A&M improved its shooting from 29.6% in the first half to 48.4% in the second.

·        The Aggies recorded nine turnovers against the Rebels, which is only the fourth time this season they have committed less than 10 turnovers in a ballgame.

·        The A&M defense forced 18 turnovers and scored 16 points off the Rebel mistakes.

·        The Aggies are 8-1 on the road this season, their most away wins since the 2018-19 campaign.

·        Texas A&M started its 21st consecutive game of the season with a lineup of Aaliyah Wilson, Jordan Nixon, Kayla Wells, N’dea Jones and Ciera Johnson.

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

·        Kayla Wells led the team in scoring with 18 points. She has now scored in double-digits six-straight games.

·        Wells posted a career-high nine rebounds, and led the team on the glass for the first time this year. She also committed zero turnovers and had a season-high two blocks.

·        The Dallas, Texas, native notched her 11th double-digit scoring effort of the season and 61st such performance of her career.

·        Ciera Johnson became the 33rd member of the 1,000-point club at A&M after sinking a free-throw in the fourth quarter.

·        Jordan Nixon scored all of her 11 points in the second half, nine of which came in the fourth quarter.

·        Aaliyah Wilson finished with 10 points, dropping double digits in points for the 16th time in the 2020-21 campaign and 35th time in her career.

·        Wilson matched her career-high with six assists and grabbed seven rebounds.

·        The Muskogee, Oklahoma, native also tied her career-high with six steals.

·        Zaay Green added a crucial six points off the bench in the fourth quarter, going 3-of-4 in the period.

·        Destiny Pitts nailed three more 3-pointers, bring her season total to 42.

·        Pitts led the bench scoring for the Aggies with nine points.

·        Head coach Gary Blair sees his career record improve to 833-331 overall with a 425-168 mark since taking the helm at Texas A&M in 2003-04.