Arkansas 24 27 51
Texasam 29 40 69
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Texas A&M vs. Arkansas

College Station, TX (Sports Network) - Kourtney Roberson tallied a double- double with 13 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the Texas A&M Aggies to a 69-51 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in the SEC opener for each team at Reed Arena.

Fabyon Harris led all scorers with 17 points for Texas A&M (11-3, 1-0 SEC), making all 10 of his attempts from the free throw line. Elston Turner added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Aggies, who have won three in a row.

For Arkansas (9-5, 0-1), only B.J. Young scored in double figures with 13 points. The Razorbacks snapped a five-game winning streak with the setback.

Arkansas outshot Texas A&M from the field in the first half, 41.7 percent to 30.3 percent, but the Aggies were able to take a 29-24 lead into intermission by draining a pair of 3-pointers and shooting 7-of-10 from the foul line. The Razorbacks went without a long range bucket in the opening 20 minutes and made good on only 4-of-11 from the stripe.

The Aggies improved their field goal shooting to 44 percent after the break as they led by double-digits for nearly the entire second half.

Texas A&M finished the game 22-of-27 from the foul line, while Arkansas was just 4-of-15.

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