03/07 21:50 CST Walker leads No. 15 Texas A&M past Auburn, 86-54
Walker leads No. 15 Texas A&M past Auburn, 86-54
AP Sports Writer
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) --- Courtney Walker sank her first seven shots and scored 25
points, leading No. 15 Texas A&M to a runaway 86-54 win over Auburn on Friday
night in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Texas A&M will play No. 6 Tennessee in Saturday's second semifinal. Tennessee
beat Texas A&M 76-55 on Jan. 26.
Karla Gilbert had 15 points and Courtney Williams added 12 for the Aggies
(24-7), the defending SEC tournament champion.
Tyrese Tanner led Auburn (17-14) with 14 points. Brandy Montgomery had 12.
Texas A&M already held a comfortable 45-30 lead early in the second half before
turning the game into a rout with an 18-0 run for a 63-30 lead. Walker had six
points in the run and then sat out the final 10 minutes.