2013–14 Texas A&M Aggies women's basketball team

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2013–14 Texas A&M Aggies women's basketball
Texas A&M University logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Elite Eight
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 15
2013–14 record27–9 (13–3 SEC)
Head coachGary Blair (11th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Kelly Bond-White (11th season)
  • Bob Starkey (2nd season)
  • Amy Wright (2nd season)
Home arenaReed Arena
Seasons
2013–14 SEC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 South Carolina 14 2   .875     29 5   .853
#3 Tennessee 13 3   .813     29 6   .829
#15 Texas A&M 13 3   .813     27 9   .750
#10 Kentucky 10 6   .625     26 9   .743
Florida 8 8   .500     20 13   .606
Georgia 7 9   .438     20 12   .625
LSU 7 9   .438     21 13   .618
Vanderbilt 7 9   .438     18 13   .581
Auburn 7 9   .438     19 15   .559
Alabama 7 9   .438     14 16   .467
Arkansas 6 10   .375     19 11   .633
Missouri 6 10   .375     17 14   .548
Mississippi State 5 11   .313     22 14   .611
Ole Miss 2 14   .125     12 20   .375
2014 SEC Tournament winner
As of 10:03, 1 April 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll[1][2]

The 2013–14 Texas A&M Aggies women's basketball team represented Texas A&M University during the 2013–14 college basketball season. The team was led by 11th year head coach Gary Blair, and played their home games at the Reed Arena in College Station, Texas as second season members of the Southeastern Conference. They finished the season 27–9 overall, 13–3 during SEC play, and finished in a tie for second place. As the No. 2 seed in the 2014 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament, they advanced to the semifinals, where they were defeated by Tennessee.

The team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as a No. 3 seed in the Lincoln Regional. They defeated North Dakota in the first round, James Madison in the second round and DePaul in the Sweet Sixteen to advance to the Elite Eight. There, they lost to eventual national champion, and the No. 1 ranked UConn Huskies 54–69.

Roster[edit]

# Name Position Height Class Hometown Last college or high school
1 Courtney Williams F/G 6–1 So. Houston, Texas North Shore
3 Taylor Cooper F 6–0 So. Shawnee, Oklahoma Oral Roberts
Shawnee
5 Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar G 5–7 Sr. Campo de Criptana, Spain Maryland
Ministry of Science/Education
10 Allison Chu G 5–6 So. Plano, Texas Plano
11 Curtyce Knox G 5-7 RS Fr. Humble, Texas Atascocita
12 Jada Terry C 6–3 Fr. Cedar Hill, Texas Cedar Hill
13 Chelsea Jennings G 5–9 So. Fort Worth, Texas North Crowley
14 Kristen Grant G 5–9 Sr. Arlington, Texas Lamar
15 Tori Scott G 5–10 Jr. Marrero, Louisiana John Ehret
23 Rachel Mitchell C 6–7 So. Houston, Texas Atascocita
24 Jordan Jones G 5–6 So. DeSoto, Texas DeSoto
32 Tavarsha Scott F 6–0 Jr. Ringgold, Louisiana Northwest Florida State College
Ringgold High School
33 Courtney Walker G 5–8 So. Edmond, Oklahoma Santa Fe
34 Karla Gilbert C 6–5 Sr. College Station, Texas A&M Consolidated
35 Achiri Ade F 6–1 Jr. Baltimore, Maryland Midland JC
Seton Keough

Schedule and Results[edit]

[3]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 3, 2013*
5:00 p.m., 12thManTV
No. 16 Oklahoma City W 103–60  -
 18  Gilbert   8  Gilbert   7  Jones  Reed Arena (3,585)
College Station, TX
Non-Conference Games
November 11, 2013*
7:00 p.m.
No. 16 at North Texas W 67–48  1–0
 14  Ade   8  Ade   5  Jones  The Super Pit (1,791)
Denton, TX
November 13, 2013*
7:00 p.m., 12thManTV
No. 16 Prairie View A&M W 76–27  2–0
 15  Gilbert   7  Gilbert   10  Jones  Reed Arena (4,053)
College Station, TX
November 17, 2013*
3:30 p.m.
No. 16 at Houston W 63–51  3–0
 19  Walker   11  Ade & Williams   6  Jones & Walker  Hofheinz Pavilion (942)
Houston, TX
November 28, 2013*
5:00 p.m., TGVN.tv
No. 12 vs. Memphis
Paradise Jam Tournament
W 69–59  4–0
 19  Scott   14  Gilbert   4  Jones  Sports and Fitness Center (N/A)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
November 29, 2013*
5:00 p.m., TGVN.tv
No. 12 vs. Texas
Paradise Jam Tournament
L 58–69  4–1
 15  Walker   7  Gilbert   3  Knox  Sports and Fitness Center (N/A)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
November 30, 2013*
7:15 p.m., TGVN.tv
No. 12 vs. Syracuse
Paradise Jam Tournament
L 63–78  4–2
 26  Walker   7  Gilbert, Ade   3  Knox  Sports and Fitness Center (N/A)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
December 3, 2013*
7:00 p.m., 12thManTV
No. 23 San Diego State W 72–35  5–2
 16  Gilbert   12  Williams   10  Jones  Reed Arena (4,023)
College Station, TX
December 7, 2013*
7:00 p.m., 12thManTV
No. 23 Washington W 74–68  6–2
 13  Williams   15  Gilbert   8  Jones  Reed Arena (4,169)
College Station, TX
December 15, 2013*
1:00 p.m.
No. 24 at No. 12 Penn State L 58–66  6–3
 20  Walker   10  Gilbert   7  Knox  Bryce Jordan Center (4,777)
University Park, PA
December 17, 2013*
11:00 AM, 12thManTV
No. 24 Nicholls State W 73–39  7–3
 14  Williams   8  2 tied   5  Walker  Reed Arena (7,188)
College Station, TX
December 22, 2013*
10:00 AM, ESPNU
vs. St. John's
Maggie Dixon Classic
L 70–72  7–4
 15  Gilbert   6  Walker   7  Walker  Madison Square Garden (5,468)
New York City, NY
December 28, 2013*
7:00 p.m., 12thManTV
Louisiana Tech W 80–52  8–4
 22  Williams   10  Williams   13  Jones  Reed Arena (4,544)
College Station, TX
December 30, 2013*
7:00 p.m., 12thManTV
Arkansas State W 80–62  9–4
 27  Williams   10  Ade   8  Jones  Reed Arena (4,172)
College Station, TX
January 2, 2014*
6:00 p.m., 12thManTV
UTEP W 74–58  10–4
 21  Williams   8  Ade   9  Jones  Reed Arena (4,052)
College Station, TX
Conference Games
January 5, 2014
2:00 p.m., 12thManTV
Alabama W 73–58  11–4
(1–0)
 23  Williams   12  Ade   4  4 tied  Reed Arena (5,385)
College Station, TX
January 9, 2014
6:00 p.m., CST
at LSU W 52–48  12–4
(2–0)
 17  Williams   7  Williams   4  Jones  Pete Maravich Assembly Center (2,786)
Baton Rouge, LA
January 12, 2014
1:00 p.m., SEC TV
at No. 25 Georgia W 58–44  13–4
(3–0)
 16  Walker   16  Ade   7  Jones  Stegeman Coliseum (3,420)
Athens, GA
January 16, 2014
7:00 p.m., FSSW+
No. 25 No. 8 South Carolina W 67–65 OT 14–4
(4–0)
 18  Walker   9  Williams   7  Jones  Reed Arena (5,778)
College Station, TX
January 19, 2014
2:00 p.m., 12thManTV
No. 25 Mississippi State W 73–35  15–4
(5–0)
 16  Walker   10  Gilbert   9  Jones  Reed Arena (5,318)
College Station ,TX
January 23, 2014
7:00 p.m.
No. 17 at Missouri W 62–57  16–4
(6–0)
 21  Walker   9  Walker   4  Jones & Knox  Mizzou Arena (1,185)
Columbia, MO
January 26, 2014
3:00 p.m., ESPN2
No. 17 No. 11 Tennessee L 55–76  16–5
(6–1)
 20  Walker   11  Gilbert   7  Jones  Reed Arena (7,207)
College Station, TX
January 30, 2014
6:00 p.m.
No. 17 at Auburn W 71–54  17–5
(7–1)
 17  Williams   10  Ade   6  Jones  Auburn Arena (2,780)
Auburn, AL
February 2, 2014
1:00 p.m., FSSW
No. 17 at No. 16 Vanderbilt L 69–71  17–6
(7–2)
 26  Gilbert   12  Gilbert   8  Jones  Memorial Gymnasium (3,483)
Nashville, TN
February 9, 2014
1:30 p.m., FSSW
No. 19 No. 16 LSU W 72–67  18–6
(8–2)
 22  Walker   7  Ade & Walker   9  Jones  Reed Arena (5,926)
College Station, TX
February 13, 2014
7:00 p.m., FSSW
No. 14 Georgia W 78–73 OT 19–6
(9–2)
 25  Walker   8  Ade   6  Jones  Reed Arena (4,757)
College Station, TX
February 16, 2014
12:00 p.m., FSSW
No. 14 at Alabama W 71–46  20–6
(10–2)
 15  Gilbert   7  Ade   10  Jones  Foster Auditorium (2,359)
Tuscaloosa, AL
February 20, 2014
6:00 p.m.
No. 16 at Ole Miss W 73–61  21–6
(11–2)
 26  Williams   10  Gilbert   6  Jones  Tad Smith Coliseum (557)
Oxford, MS
February 23, 2014
1:00 p.m., ESPN2
No. 16 No. 15 Kentucky L 74–83  21–7
(11–3)
 26  Walker   10  Walker   8  Jones  Reed Arena (7,343)
College Station, TX
February 27, 2014
7:00 p.m., FSSW
No. 17 Arkansas W 77–54  22–7
(12–3)
 19  Jones   10  Jones   10  Jones  Reed Arena (6,631)
College Station, TX
March 2, 2014
12:00 p.m., CSS
No. 17 at Florida W 83–72  23–7
(13–3)
 23  Gilbert   5  Scott   14  Jones  O'Connell Center (2,779)
Gainesville, FL
2014 SEC Tournament
March 7, 2014
7:30 p.m., SPSO
No. 15 (3) vs. No. (6) Auburn
Quarterfinal
W 86–54  24–7
 25  Walker   7  Gilbert   11  Jones  Gwinnett Center (5,232)
Duluth, GA
March 8, 2014
1:30 p.m., ESPNU
No. 15 (3) vs. No. 6 (2) Tennessee
Semifinal
L 77–86  24–8
 26  Walker   6  Jones   10  Jones  Gwinnett Center (6,306)
Duluth, GA
NCAA Tournament
Mar 23, 2014*
7:00 p.m., ESPN2
(3 L) No. 15 (14 L) North Dakota
First Round
W 70–55  25–8
 19  Walker   8  Walker & Gilbert   11  Jones  Reed Arena (6,075)
College Station, TX
Mar 25, 2014*
8:30 p.m., ESPN2
(3 L) No. 15 (11 L) James Madison
Second Round
W 85–69  26–8
 23  Williams   15  Gilbert   16  Jones  Reed Arena (7,095)
College Station, TX
Mar 29, 2014*
6:00 p.m., ESPN
(3 L) No. 15 vs. (7 L) No. 23 DePaul
Sweet Sixteen
W 84–65  27–8
 25  Walker   7  Williams & Ade   6  Jones  Pinnacle Bank Arena (9,585)
Lincoln, NE
Mar 31, 2014*
8:30 p.m., ESPN
(3 L) No. 15 vs. (1 L) No. 1 UConn
Elite Eight
L 54–69  27–9
 14  Walker   7  Jones   3  Ade  Pinnacle Bank Arena (7,169)
Lincoln, NE
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. L=Lincoln Region.
All times are in Central Time.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Standings - 2013-14". ESPN. Retrieved 11 Apr 2014.
  2. ^ "2014 NCAA Women's Basketball Rankings - AP Top 25 Postseason (Mar. 17)". ESPN. Retrieved 11 Apr 2014.
  3. ^ "SEC, A&M announce women's basketball schedule". The Battalion. Archived from the original on 2013-11-04. Retrieved 2013-08-28.