No. 18 Oklahoma 81, Texas A&M 65
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ Kermit Holmes scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and No. 18 Oklahoma pulled away in the second half Wednesday night as it beat Texas A&M 81-65.
The game was the home debut of Texas A&M coach Kermit Davis. The Aggies split their first two games of the season on the road.
Oklahoma (3-1) led 9-1, but the Aggies closed to 15-14. The Sooners increased their lead to 38-30 at halftime and Brent Price’s 3-pointer early in the second half gave Oklahoma a 43-32 margin. The Aggies were unable to get within 10 points after that.
Oklahoma’s largest lead was 81-62.The Sooners were the first ranked non- Southwest Conference team to play in College Station since G. Rollie White Coliseum opened in 1954.
Terrence Mullins scored 15 points for the Sooners, and Price and Jeff Webster scored 12 apiece. Lynn Suber added 10.
Shedrick Anderson led the Aggies with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Brooks Thompson and Isaac Brown scored 12 each and Lynn Suber had 10.
The Sooners had 12 steals, five by Mullins.