Josh Carter scored 16 points and No. 12 Texas A&M used stifling defense for a 64-37 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday.
The Aggies (9-1) held Arkansas-Pine Bluff scoreless for nearly 10 minutes to start the game, then the Golden Lions went without a basket for an 8 1/2-minute span in the second half.
The win improves the Aggies' home record to 7-0 and breaks a three-game winning streak for Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4-6) didn't score until a jump shot by Marcelle Goins with 10:13 left in the first half. By then, the Aggies led 18-2.
Three 3-pointers by Goins in the last 10 minutes before halftime helped cut A&M's lead to 30-19.
The Aggies opened the second half on a 20-2 run. Joseph Jones had a 3-pointer and a dunk as A&M built a 50-21 lead.
George Davis made Arkansas-Pine Bluff's second basket of the half with just under 10 minutes remaining.
A&M freshman 7-footer DeAndre Jordan later provided some excitement for the crowd of 7,789 when he missed a one-handed dunk, grabbed the rebound and finished with a two-handed slam.
It was another strong defensive performance for the Aggies, who held the Golden Lions to just 20.6 percent shooting.
Texas A&M has held seven of their first 10 opponents to under 40 percent shooting.
The Aggies were led by Josh Carter with 16 points and 4 rebounds. Derrick Sloan came off the bench to score 12 points. Bryan Davis came off the bench and had 7 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocked shots, 2 steals, and 1 assist.
Marcelle Goins led Ark.-Pine Bluff with 14 points while Larry Williams scored 12 points.
The win improves Texas A&M's all-time record against opponents from the Southwestern Athletic conference to 30-1.
After scoring their most points since 1989 in a 109-73 win over Texas State in their previous game, the Aggies scored their fewest points of the season Sunday.
It could have been an even bigger blowout for the for Texas A&M, but the Aggies made just 4-of-14 3-point attempts and 6-of-16 free throw attempts.
The Aggies now prepare to host Detroit on Wednesday night.