BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Kelsey Bone scored 21 points as No. 14 Texas A&M won its sixth consecutive game, defeating LSU 74-57 Monday night.
Courtney Walker added 16 points and Kristi Bellock had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Aggies (18-5, 8-1 Southeastern Conference).
With Texas A&M leading 61-56, Walker’s jumper started a 10-0 run. Bellock followed with a jumper and Walker a layup, then Bone and Walker added layups for a 71-56 lead with 1:21 left.
The Lady Tigers (13-9, 4-5) fell behind 7-0 in the opening 3 minutes and never led, although they cut a 32-21 deficit to 32-27 in the final 2 minutes before halftime
Bone, the SEC’s field goal percentage leader at 59.8 percent, made 9 of 15 (60 percent) and Walker 8 of 10.
Adrienne Webb scored 17 points for LSU, Danielle Ballard 12 and Theresa Plaisance, the conference scoring leader at 18.2 points per game, had 11.
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