Women's Basketball Notebook

Texas A&M women's basketball team wraps up 2003 when they host the University of Houston in Reed Arena Tuesday night at 7pm.

Record: 6-3
Last Action: Defeated by Marshall (7-1), 61-56
Up Next: Houston (6-2) in College Station
When: Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 7pm

Of Note: Head Coach Gary Blair on the Aggies' loss to Marshall: "We didn't play a very smart basketball game. We played hard and hustled and didn't quit, but we didn't play a very smart game. We've got to teach better and I've got to coach better." Blair also commented, "We make no excuses. It was more of us than anything. We make a few better decisions on the court and we'd be sitting here with happy faces right now."

Highs and lows: Against Marshall, the Aggies' 24-of-39 free throw shooting accounted for season highs in both makes and attempts. A&M's 15-of-40 field goal shooting accounted for season lows.

Wrapping up 2003: Tuesday's game is the final one of 2003 for Texas A&M. The Ags face Texas State on January 3 before kicking-off conference play against Oklahoma State January 7.

About the Lady Cougars: In their previous game before the Christmas break, Houston cruised past North Texas 74-62 in Denton. As a team the Lady Cougars had four players finish the game in double points. Their last loss was a 66-63 heartbreaker to 7th-ranked Purdue.

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