Jackson scores career-high 28, Texas A&M opens with win


COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Quenton Jackson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Andre Gordon added 15 points and Texas A&M opened its season with an 82-53 victory over New Orleans. Jackson scored 13 of Texas A&M’s opening 16 points and finished the half with 17 as the Aggies led 41-24. The Aggies had a 12-0 run in the half and closed on a 9-0 spurt with 3-pointers by freshman Hayden Hefner and Andre Gordon. LaDarius Marshall scored 14 points for New Orleans. Texas A&M coach Buzz Williams started his collegiate head coaching career at New Orleans in the 2006-07 season.