Anessa Dussette scored eight points to lead Northwestern State (0-5), which made only 9 of 50 field goals and had 26 turnovers that A&M converted to 36 points.
No. 23 GONZAGA 65, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 62
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Townsend had nine of her 19 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jenn Wirth also had a double-double and Gonzaga rallied to win its West Coast Conference opener.
The Bulldogs trailed by 11 early in the second quarter and didn’t take the lead until LeeAnne Wirth and her twin sister Jen had back-to-back layups for a 60-58 lead with 2:51 to play.
Jen Wirth had 14 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals and LeeAnne had 10 points. Cierra Walker added 12 points on four 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (6-2).
Ariel Johnson had 16 points for the Lions (1-5) and Chelsey Gipson added 10.