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GALLERY: Women’s Basketball vs. Wright State

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Photo by Cassie Stricker

The Aggies tipped off against Wright State at 3:49 p.m. in Reed Arena.

Texas A&M defeated Wright State 84-61 Friday evening in the first round of playoffs. The Aggies will move on to the second round of the NCAA Tournament where they will face Marquette. The game is set for Sunday at Reed Arena with time to be determined.

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  • Sophomore forward N’dea Jones made two rebounds.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sophomore forward Chennedy Carter played 32 minutes for the Aggies.

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  • Junior guard Shambria Washington made nine rebounds.

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  • Chennedy Carter went 2-for-5 shooting.

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  • Sophomore forward Kayla Wells was 5-for-9 shooting from the three-point line.

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  • Head coach Gary Blair talks to a referee.

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  • Kayla Wells fights her way through two Wright State defenders.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Chennedy Carter reacts to a hard fall.

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  • Ciera Johnson, N’dea Jones and Shambria Washington check on Chennedy Carter after helping her up.

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  • The score tied two times throughout the game, but the Aggies maintained the lead both times.

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  • N’dea Jones and Symone Simmons fight for a steal.

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  • Wright State players watch the ball as it flies past them.

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  • Women’s basketball vs. Wright State

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  • Junior forward Cheah Rael-Whitsitt and a Wright State defender struggle for control of the ball.

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  • Cheah Rael-Whitsitt made two total rebounds. 

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  • Wright State fans watch and cheer on the Raiders.

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  • Katrina Merriweather is in her third season as Wright State’s head coach.

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  • The Aggies have made 24 NCAA tournament appearances under head coach Gary Blair.

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  • Senior forwards Aja Ellison and Caylinne Martin celebrate during a timeout.

  • Sophomore center Ciera Johnson falls to the ground in an effort to gain possession of the ball.

  • Head coach Gary Blair is in his 14th straight NCAA Tournament appearance with the Aggies.

  • The Raiders are from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

  • The Aggie Dance Team entertained the crowd during timeouts.

  • Sophomore center Ciera Johnson had 15 total points on the night.

  • Junior guard Jasmine Williams was 1-for-2 in free throws.

  • Sophomore guard Kayla Wells scored 17 points for the Aggies.

  • Junior guard Shambria Washington played 34 minutes.

  • Senior forward Aja Ellison had two rebounds against Wright State.

  • Senior forward Caylinne Martin was 2-for-4 in field goal attempts.

  • Sophomore guard Jada Walton had two rebounds.

  • Junior guard Lauren Harrison had one of the Aggies’ 47 rebounds of the night.

  • The Aggies’ 84-61 victory over Wright State will advance them to the next round of playoffs where they will face Marquette.

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