Aggie women’s basketball heads to Kentucky for Sunday’s game

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Texas A&M The women’s basketball team hits the road to face Kentucky on Sunday inside the Memorial Coliseum at 11 a.m. CT.

Last outing

The Aggies (12-9, 2-7 SEC) were led by Kayla Wells’ career-high 30 points to defeat Arkansas, 77-64, on Thursday. The victory marked the 850th of his career for head coach Gary Blair, and Wells ranked fifth all-time on the A&M scoring list, passing Danielle Gant (1,645). Other notable performances included Destiny Pitts recording a season-high 12 rebounds, producing the second double-double of his season. Aaliyah Patty had a career-high 19 rebounds and McKinzie Green played 16 minutes and scored six points to lead A&M off the bench.

Team leaders

Wells leads the Aggies, hitting double digits in every game this year. The Dallas native has averaged 17.0 points per game while scoring 10 or more points in 85 games throughout her career. Jordan Nixon follows her, averaging 11.4 points per game while delivering 3.9 assists. Texas A&M is fifth in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage, hitting 39.1% of its shots from deep.

Series

Sunday’s game is the 13th all-time meeting against Kentucky (9-9, 2-4 SEC) with the Maroon & White leading the series, 7-5. The Aggies have won five of their last six meetings with the Cats. Kentucky is led by second-year head coach Kyra Elzy. On the field, the United Kingdom is led by All-American Rhyne Howard who is one of the most prolific scorers in the country, averaging 20.4 points per game.

How to watch

Sunday’s game will be televised on ESPN2 with live stats here. Additionally, radio listeners can tune in locally to 1150 AM / 93.7 FM or worldwide via the 12th Man mobile app with Tom Turbiville and Steve Miller on the call.

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