Texas A&M 69, Arkansas 51

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Reed Arena, College Station, Texas
Officials - James Barker, Rob Groover, Mark Nance
Attendance - 5539

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arkansas 24 27 51
Texas A&M 29 40 69

Recap


Texas A&M 69, Arkansas 51:
Fabyon Harris scored 17 points, making all 10 of his free throws, and Elston Turner added 15 as the host Aggies prevailed in their SEC debut.

Arkansas (9-5, 0-1 SEC) entered ranked sixth nationally in scoring (82.9), but saw its five-game win streak end in a season-worst offensive performance.

Texas A&M (11-3, 1-0) led 29-24 after a methodical half in which it committed just five turnovers, preventing the Razorbacks from speeding the pace. The Aggies opened the second half on a 20-7 surge that put the game out of reach. Kourtney Roberson had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Aggies.

 Texas A&M outrebounded Arkansas 51-27 and grabbed 19 offensive boards.

Sophomore guard BJ Young led the Razorbacks with 13 points, giving him 94 over his last five games. But none of his teammates reached double figures as Arkansas shot 42.3 percent (22-of-52).

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Aggies improved to 9-1 at home, while the Razorbacks fell to 0-2 on the road. … Texas A&M is 5-2 in its last seven conference openers. ... The Aggies outscored the Razorbacks 22-4 at the foul line. That enabled Texas A&M to overcome its 36.2 percent shooting (21-of-58).

Arkansas Razorbacks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Marshawn Powell 12:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 4 0 5 0 0
Rickey Scott 21:00 2-3 0-0 0-3 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 4
Hunter Mickelson 26:00 2-6 0-1 0-0 1 4 5 1 1 0 0 2 4
B.J. Young 27:00 6-12 0-1 1-2 1 3 4 3 2 0 1 0 13
Anthlon Bell 10:00 3-7 3-6 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Mardracus Wade 24:00 3-6 0-3 1-3 0 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 7
Fred Gulley 9:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Michael Qualls 8:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Kikko Haydar 17:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 2
Rashad Madden 10:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 4
Jacorey Williams 15:00 0-1 0-0 1-3 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 1
Coty Clarke 19:00 2-7 0-0 1-4 2 2 4 0 4 1 1 1 5
DeQuavious Wagner 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-52 3-15 4-15 6 19 25 10 24 3 12 6 51
  42.3% 20.0% 26.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 12

Texas A&M Aggies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Elston Turner 34:00 6-12 3-8 0-0 1 7 8 2 4 0 2 0 15
Kourtney Roberson 23:00 3-6 0-0 7-10 4 8 12 1 3 0 1 1 13
Fabyon Harris 33:00 3-7 1-3 10-10 0 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 17
J'Mychal Reese 23:00 1-5 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 3 1 0 2 0 2
Ray Turner 18:00 4-8 0-0 1-2 5 3 8 0 4 1 0 1 9
Jarod Jahns 20:00 2-3 0-0 1-1 2 3 5 0 2 0 1 1 5
Jordan Green 15:00 1-5 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 2
Andrew Young 10:00 0-5 0-0 2-2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Alex Caruso 24:00 1-7 1-3 1-2 2 4 6 1 2 0 1 0 4
TOTAL 200 21-58 5-16 22-27 16 31 47 11 18 2 9 3 69
  36.2% 31.2% 81.5% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 9