Troy 65 at Texas A&M 83

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Turner, Texas A&M top Troy 83-65
Monday, Nov 12, 2012

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP)—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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 Top Performers
 Troy
Hunter Williams Hunter Williams
5-10,  15 Pts
0 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Texas A&M
Elston Turner Elston Turner
9-14,  26 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists

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