Cooke, No. 1 South Carolina run past Texas A&M 76-34

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zia Cooke had 14 points and No. 1 South Carolina opened Southeastern Conference play with a 76-34 victory over Texas A&M. The Gamecocks improved to 13-0 for the third time in the past nine seasons. They beat the Aggies for the 10th time in the past 11 meetings. South Carolina, which lost its SEC opener at Missouri a year ago, outscored Texas A&M 24-6 in the opening period. Freshman reserve Talaysia Cooper had 15 points for the Gamecocks, and sophomore backup Sania Feagin scored 11 points.

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