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Texas A&M pitcher Ryan Prager (18) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Kentucky at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday, June 17, 2024. Prager went for 6.2 innings, allowing two hits and zero runs. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
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Texas A&M pitcher Ryan Prager (18) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Kentucky at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday, June 17, 2024. Prager went for 6.2 innings, allowing two hits and zero runs. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
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Texas A&M outfielder Jace Laviolette (17) robs a home run from Florida infielder Cade Kurland (4) in the top of the ninth inning during Texas A&M’s game against Florida at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, June 15, 2024. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
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GALLERY: Women’s Basketball vs. Marquette

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Photo by Photo by Meredith Seaver

Marquette head coach Carolyn Kieger is a former player for the Golden Eagles and is in her fifth year coaching the team.

In the second round of the Women’s NCAA Tournament the Texas A&M Aggies defeated the Golden Eagles of Marquette 78-76. The game came down to the last seconds but the Aggies emerged victorious on their home court at Reed Arena. Texas A&M moves on to the Sweet Sixteen where they will face either Notre Dame or Michigan State in Chicago on March 30.
Photos by Meredith Seaver

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  • Junior guard Shambria Washington scored 13 points for the Aggies.

  • Sophomore guard Kayla Wells was 5-for-8 in field goals.

  • Junior guard Shambria Washington played all 40 minutes of the game against Marquette.

  • Sophomore guard Chennedy Carter was 12-for-28 in field goals.

  • Sophomore guard Kayla Wells played all but one minute of the game against the Golden Eagles.

  • Sophomore Ciera Johnson went 1-for-2 in free throws.

  • Junior guard Shambria Washington is making her first post season appearance with the Aggies after transferring from junior college.

  • Sophomore guard Kayla Wells goes for a layup while avoiding the Marquette defense.

  • Junior Shambria Washington jumps to make a layup.

  • Texas A&M head coach Gary Blair calls a play out to his team.

  • Sophomore guard Chennedy Carter leaps over Marquette’s Natisha Hiedeman to make a basket.

  • Aggies Aja Ellison, Anna Dreimane, Cheah Rael-Whitsitt and the Aggie bench celebrate Texas A&M taking the lead late in the game.

  • Senior Gavin Suel leads the 12th Man in “Beat the Hell Outta Marquette” during a timeout.

  • Assistant coach Bob Starkey is in his fifth year with Aggie women’s basketball team.

  • Texas A&M and Marquette players leap to regain possession of the ball.

  • Sophomore guard Chennedy Carter played 40 minutes for the Aggies.

  • Sophomore forward N’dea Jones scored 13 points for the Aggies.

  • Junior Shambria Washington and sophomore Chennedy Carter celebrate after Washington scored the 3-pointer to put the Aggies ahead 77-76.

  • Sophomore guard Chennedy Carter smiles as she shoots her free throws with 0.9 seconds left on the clock.

  • Head coach Gary Blair sings the Aggie War Hymn with his team as he looks to the Reed Arena scoreboard.

  • Sophomore guard Chennedy Carter sings the Aggie War Hymn with her teammates after the Aggie victory.

  • Texas A&M team captain Ciera Johnson gives a shout out to the 12th Man student section for showing their support during their season and hopes to see some of the fans in Chicago.

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