Texas A&M vs. Auburn: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Texas A&M vs. Auburn: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Texas A&M 65
(16-10, 4-6 away)
Auburn 56
(9-17, 8-10 home)
Venue: Auburn Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Texas A&M 29 36 65
Auburn 31 25 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas A&M E Turner 21 K Roberson 10 A Caruso 8
Auburn A Payne 11 S Johnson 6 F Sullivan 6

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Texas A&M took on Auburn and got a road victory against the Tigers 65-56 in SEC action. Alex Caruso played brilliantly for the Aggies and put up a season-high 14 points and eight assists (4 Reb 3 Stl). Elston Turner also had a strong showing, scoring a game-high 21 points. For the Tigers, Rob Chubb got nine points and three rebounds. Texas A&M (16-9, 6-6 SEC) takes on Tennessee (16-10, 7-6 SEC) on Saturday, Feb. 23 on their home court.

Texas A&M Game Notes

  • TAMU beat the spread by 9.5 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Aggies have beaten the spread.
  • The Aggies have won 92 percent of the time this season (12-1) after recording 65 or more total points.
  • TAMU has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after holding an opponent to under 37.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Texas A&M has won 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Elston Turner has 21 points or more and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Kourtney Roberson has 10 rebounds or more.
  • Texas A&M has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Aggies came back after being down at halftime.
  • Alex Caruso recorded a team season high in assists with eight.
  • Elston Turner accounted for 32.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kourtney Roberson and Ray Turner) accounted for 47.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Elston Turner has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 26 games this season.
  • Kourtney Roberson has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 26 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Elston Turner's career.
  • Elston Turner has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Kourtney Roberson recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.

Auburn Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Tigers losing streak to four games.
  • Allen Payne has led the team in scoring four times in 26 games this season.
  • Shaquille Johnson has led the team in rebounding three times in 26 games this season.
TAMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Alex Caruso371448311
AElston Turner342110101
BJarod Jahns21641011
BAndrew Young13611000
B-Ray Turner18560103
B-K. Roberson266100002
C+J`Mychal Reese32712202
-Blake McDonald8001000
DJordan Green11020001
AU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BRob Chubb27931030
B-Jordan Price15910000
B-S. Johnson25761000
C+F. Sullivan28736003
C+A. Dixon-Tatum15240010
C+Chris Denson23911101
CAllen Payne261120003
C-Josh Wallace23232002
-Jordon Granger6020000
-Noel Johnson6020001
-Brian Greene Jr6000100

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