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A&M routs Drexel

December 29, 2010

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— Danielle Adams scored 16 of her 20 points in the first half and No. 7 Texas A&M rolled to a 74-45 victory over Drexel on Tuesday night in the Surf ‘N Slam tournament.

Texas A&M (10-1), playing its first game in nine days, showed no rust as it led from the outset. The Aggies used a 16-3 run midway through the first half to take a 25-7 lead with 8:55 left.

Adams made nine of 14 shots to lead Texas A&M, which shot 47.7 percent. Adams, who averages 21.9 points, scored in double figures in her 20th consecutive game.

Kamile Nacickaite scored 11 points and Jasmina Rosseel added 10 for Drexel (7-3), which trailed, 42-22, at halftime.

The Aggies will play host to San Diego State (6-5) in Thursday night’s championship game.

Texas A&M looked solid in every phase of the game as it held a 38-26 rebounding edge, limited the Dragons to 35.6 percent shooting and forced Drexel into a season-high 24 turnovers.

Tyra White scored 14 points for the Aggies and Adaora Elonu finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for her second career double-double.

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