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Final

(12) Texas A&M 63

(4-2, 2-2 away)

Syracuse 78

(8-0, 6-0 home)

    8:15 PM ET, November 30, 2013

    Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

    1 2 T
    #12TA&M 27 3663
    SYR 38 4078

    Top Performers

    Texas A&M: C. Walker 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Syracuse: B. Butler 29 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

    Briana Butler's career-high 29 points carry Syracuse past Texas A&M

    Associated Press

    ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Briana Butler scored a career-high 29 points as Syracuse beat No. 12 Texas A&M 78-63 to win the Paradise Jam Reef Division title.

    Syracuse (8-0) closed the first half on a 16-5 run, going into the break with a 38-27 advantage. Butler drilled two 3-pointers during the stretch.

    Texas A&M (4-2) got the lead as close as 55-46 after a pair of Courtney Walker free throws. Butler answered for the Orange. She hit a 3-pointer, blocked a layup on the defensive end and hit another trey on the ensuing possession.

    The Aggies wouldn't get the lead into single digits again. A&M struggled from 3-point range, going 1 for 11.

    Butler finished 9 of 14 from the field, including 7 of 12 from long range. Brittney Sykes added 15 and Shakeya Leary 14.

    Walker paced the Aggies with a career-high 26, and Achiri Ade added 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TA&M
    SYR
    Points 63 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 28-60 (.467)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-11 (.091) 8-23 (.348)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    TA&M
    SYR
    PointsC. Walker 26B. Butler 29
    ReboundsA. Ade 7P. Bullard 4
    AssistsC. Knox 3R. Coffey 5
    StealsJ. Jones 2B. Sykes 2
    BlocksA. Ade 1B. Day 2

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