Women's Basketball Handles Texas A&M

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JANUARY 26, 2000

Jan. 26, 2000

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Phylesha Whaley had 23 points Wednesday night to lead No. 23 Oklahoma to a 79-72 victory over Texas A&M, the Aggies' sixth straight loss.

Whaley, who was 2-for-2 from 3-point range, also had three assists and two steals. LaNeishea Caufield added 19 points for the Sooners (16-3, 6-0 Big 12) and Desiree Taylor had 12.

The Aggies (9-8, 1-6) were down 38-30 at halftime, but rallied to tie the game at 42 with 16:40 left and even went up by three on two baskets by Prissy Sharpe.

Oklahoma regained the lead for good when Jadrea Seeley hit a jumper, Whaley scored down low and Caufield made two free throws.

Jaynetta Saunders led A&M with 22 points and had four blocked shots. Sharpe finished with 16 points and Brandy Jones and Kera Alexander each had eight.



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