Texas A&M rips UMBC

November 29, 1995|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Tracey Anderson scored 17 points to lead Texas A&M to a season-opening 75-47 victory over UMBC last night.

Texas A&M forced 30 turnovers by the Retrievers. However, UMBC out-rebounded the all-underclass Aggies, 33-24.

Also, the shots just weren't falling for UMBC (0-2), which shot only 34.1 percent.

Tony Thompson led the Retrievers with 15 points and seven rebounds, and Alhamisi Simms added 11 points. Kevin Bellinger also had seven rebounds.

The Aggies shot 61.5 percent in running up a 40-20 halftime lead. Texas A&M cooled to 39.1 percent in the second half.

The Aggies connected on seven of 23 three-pointers. The Retrievers made only one of their 10 tries.

Joining Anderson in leading the Aggies were Calvin Davis with 14 points, Gary Nottingham with 12 and Dario Quesada with 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds.

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