Tennessee outscored Texas A&M 20-17 in the fourth quarter but the Aggies’ third quarter surge proved to be the difference maker in a 79-62 loss for the Lady Vols on Thursday.
After leading by five points at halftime, Texas A&M went into the fourth quarter up 20.
Aggies sophomore Kayla Wells, who is averaging 14.6 points per game this season, scored a career-high 29 points sinking five 3-pointers. Tennessee made four of its shots from downtown in the game. SEC scoring leader Chennedy Carter added 28, setting a Texas A&M record with her 33rd consecutive game scoring in double-digits.
Evina Westbrook led Tennessee (17-9, 6-7 SEC) in scoring once again, totaling 17 points and five assists. Cheridene Green posted a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds while Rennia Davis finished with 10 points.
Tennessee has three games left before the SEC Tournament begins March 6. The Lady Vols will host South Carolina Sunday at 4 p.m.