Archive for Saturday, December 23, 2006

Law holds court in A&M rout

December 23, 2006


— Acie Law scored 21 points and No. 13 Texas A&M; had five players score in double figures in an 87-58 victory over Auburn on Friday night.

The Aggies (10-2) shot 57 percent from the field and never led by fewer than 20 points in the second half. It was Texas A&M;'s third straight blowout win since consecutive losses in the team's only previous road games.

It was the worst home loss for Auburn (9-4) since 1952 and the worst-ever in the 39-year-old Beard-Eaves Coliseum.

Josh Carter was 4-of-6 from 3-point range and added 12 points for the Aggies, while Marlon Pompeii had 11 points and Dominique Kirk and Donald Sloan each scored 10.

Quan Prowell led Auburn with 20 points.

Kansas St. 68, USC 55

Las Vegas - David Hoskins and Bill Walker scored 19 points apiece to lead the Wildcats in the third round of the Las Vegas Classic.

Hoskins shot 9-of-10 from the free-throw line with six rebounds and four steals for the Wildcats (9-3).

Daniel Hackett led USC (9-3) with 14 points, including shooting 8-of-8 from the foul line. Lodrick Stewart added 10 points and five rebounds for the Trojans.

Baylor 103, Prairie View A&M; 61

Waco, Texas - Kevin Rogers scored 20 points to lead the Bears (7-3).

Five other Baylor scorers reached double figures with Henry Dugat scoring 18 points, Tim Bush 14, Curtis Jerrells and Patrick Fields 12 each, and Tweety Carter 10.

Baylor scored more than 100 points for the first time since defeating Hardin-Simmons 107-48 on November 17, 2001.

Brian Ezeh paced the Panthers (1-10) with 15 points.


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