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Bryan-College Station Eagle, Stuart Villanueva, Associated Press
Texas A&M's Ray Turner, left, has his shot blocked by Arkansas Tech's Will Paul, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, in College Station, Texas.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Elston Turner scored 19 points and Ray Turner added 15 and a career-high 15 rebounds as Texas A&M got a 76-58 win over Division II Arkansas Tech on Thursday night.

The win breaks a two-game skid for the Aggies (9-3) in their last non-conference game before opening Big 12 play on Monday against No. 6 Baylor.

Texas A&M was up by 12 points before using an 8-3 run, highlighted by a dunk by freshman Daniel Alexander, to extend its advantage to 51-34 with about 12 minutes remaining.

Arkansas Tech (8-2) was led by Johnie Davis, who had 16 points.

The Aggies outshot Arkansas Tech 51 percent to 35 percent and had 19 more rebounds with 47 total in the game.