Scores

Final

Troy 65

(1-1, 0-1 away)

Texas A&M 83

(2-0, 2-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, November 12, 2012

Reed Arena, College Station, Texas

1 2 T
TROY 29 3665
TA&M 45 3883

Top Performers

Troy: H. Williams 15 Pts, 5 Ast

Texas A&M: E. Turner 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Texas A&,M 83, Troy 65

Associated Press

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Senior guard Elston Turner scored a game-high 26 points as Texas A&M defeated Troy 83-65 Monday night.

Ray Turner and Fabyon Harris each added 14 points and Alex Caruso chipped in 13 in the winning effort. Hunter Williams led Troy (1-1) with 15 points, and Ray Chambers followed with 10.

The Aggies (2-0), who leaped to a 45-29 halftime lead, shot 52.7 percent from the field compared to Troy's 43.6 percent. Elston Turner, the Aggies' leading scorer last season with 13.9 points per game, made 9 of 14 shots from the field, including four 3-pointers in seven attempts.

A&M was particularly effective from the free-throw line, making 18 of 20. The Aggies also had 21 assists to only eight turnovers in a crisp early-season effort. Freshman J'Mychal Reese tallied a game-high six assists.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TROY
TA&M
Points 65 83
FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 29-55 (.527)
3P Made-Attempted 13-32 (.406) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 4-4 (1.000) 18-20 (.900)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 19

2012-13 Season

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