No. 17 Texas A&M women defeat No. 11 Missouri 82-63
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Anriel Howard turned in her sixth straight double-double and became Texas A&M’s career and single-season rebounding record-holder as the No. 17 Aggies beat No. 11 Missouri 82-63 on Sunday.
Howard had 16 points and 10 rebounds for 923 boards in her career, passing Prissy Sharpe (920 from 1996-2000), and 360 this season, tying Peggy Pope (1978-79).
Chennedy Carter scored 23 points and Danni Williams 20 for the Aggies (22-8, 11-5), who finished in a four-way tie for fourth place with Missouri (23-6, 11-5), LSU and Tennessee in the SEC. Texas A&M will be the No. 5 seed and Missouri No. 6 and both have first-round byes in the conference tournament in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sophie Cunningham scored 19 points for the Tigers, who had a five-game win streak end.
A 14-0 run gave the Aggies a 20-point lead late in the first half and was extended to 25 midway through the third quarter after a 10-0 surge. The lead remained comfortably in double figures.
Texas A&M shot 56 percent.