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Scoring by Cosper, Monk not enough against A&M

Devin Cosper and Malica Monk each scored in double figures, but Arkansas dropped its second-round game to No. 15 Texas A&M, 82-52.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Devin Cosper and Malica Monk each scored in double figures, but Arkansas dropped its second-round game to No. 15 Texas A&M, 82-52, at the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament here.

Cosper scored 15 points in her final game as a Razorback while Monk added 13 points. It was Monk’s 29th game of the year to score in double figures.

Arkansas wraps up its season with a 13-18 overall record while Texas A&M improves to 23-8.

Arkansas and the Aggies traded baskets to start the game, but Texas A&M put together an 8-0 run hitting 10-for-10 field goals to close the first quarter.

They took a 10-point, 23-13, advantage into the second quarter where their hot shooting continued.

The Aggies finished the game shooting 50%. They hit nine 3-point field goals and had three players in double figures, including two players with double-doubles.

The Razorbacks got seven points from Taylah Thomas and six points from Keiryn Swenson who hit a pair of 3-pointers.

Arkansas forced the Aggies into 18 turnovers and it is the 27th time Razorback opponents have had double-digit miscues.

The Razorbacks committed just five turnovers and it is the 11th time this season Arkansas has had fewer than 10 turnovers.

Notes

• Arkansas’ six second quarter points tie a season low in that frame.

• Arkansas forced the Aggies into 18 turnovers and it is the 27th time Razorback opponents have had double-digit miscues. The Razorbacks committed just five turnovers and it is the 11th time this season Arkansas has had fewer than 10 turnovers.

• Malica Monk scored in double figures for the 29th time in 31 games this season.

• Devin Cosper scored in double figures for the 21st time in 29 games.

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