Aggies women lose 4 of last 5

January 23, 2008 8:28:12 PM PST
Danielle Page scored 25 points, Texas A&M committed a season-high 30 turnovers and Nebraska dealt the 21st-ranked Aggies their fourth loss in five games, 73-60 on Wednesday night. The Cornhuskers (15-4, 4-1) gave coach Connie Yori her 100th victory in six seasons at Nebraska with their 12th straight home win. The Aggies (13-6, 1-4), the defending Big 12 co-champions and preseason favorites, suffered their most lopsided loss of the season.

Nebraska outscored the Aggies 25-4 from the free-throw line. The four free throws matched A&M's season low.

Page, averaging 12 points, made 10 of 20 shots in her 28 minutes.

Kelsey Griffin had her third double-double of the season, with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Yvonne Turner added 11 points and six steals, and now has 28 steals in the last six games. Dominique Kelley had 10 points and five assists.

Takia Starks scored 18 points and Danielle Gant had 16 points to lead A&M, which was a preseason Top 10 team.

The Huskers, who led 42-29 at half, saw their lead cut to 55-50 with 9:06 left on 5-foot-3 guard A'Quonesia Franklin's jump shot.

They put the game away with a late 16-2 run.

The Huskers, who have won four of five to start Big 12 play for the second straight year, have outscored opponents by an average of 19 points at home.

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