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No. 5 Texas A&M cruises past Northwestern State 75-42; Jordan Jones has 15 points, 10 assists

  • Northwestern State's Meghan Cross, right, earns a fouls as she knocks over Texas A&M's Jordan Jones during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 75-42. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Northwestern State's Meghan Cross, right, earns a fouls as she knocks over Texas A&M's Jordan Jones during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 75-42. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Northwestern State's Meghan Cross (11) drives the ball past Texas A&M's Courtney Williams (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Northwestern State's Meghan Cross (11) drives the ball past Texas A&M's Courtney Williams (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Northwestern State head coach Brooke Stoehr yells to her players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Northwestern State head coach Brooke Stoehr yells to her players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)  (The Associated Press)

Jordan Jones led No. 5 Texas A&M with 15 points and 10 assists as the Aggies cruised past Northwestern State 75-42 on Wednesday.

Courtney Walker added 10 points for the Aggies (8-0), who led 40-21 at halftime.

Janelle Perez led the Lady Demons (4-2) with nine points. The fast-breaking Aggies held a 17-3 advantage in points off turnovers.

Jones went 3 of 4 from 3-point range and added seven rebounds for Texas A&M. Northwestern State's game plan included 31 3-point attempts, but the Lady Demons connected on only five shots from beyond the arc.

The Aggies finished 53 percent from the field compared to 28 percent for their opponents in front of an afternoon crowd of 7,712 on elementary school day.