COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kassius Robertson scored 16 issues, Jordan Barnett added 15 and Missouri defeated No. 21 Texas A&M 62-58 to push its successful streak to 5 video games Tuesday evening.
The Tigers (18-Eight, Eight-Five Southeastern Conference) performed forged protection and blank offense, however struggled within the remaining 5 mins, in opposition to suffering with the click.
Up two issues with 14 seconds left, Missouri became the ball over on an inbound. Texas A&M’s Robert Williams neglected a layup with an opportunity to tie, and the Tigers closed it out on the free-throw line.
T.J. Starks and Admon Gilder led the Aggies (17-Nine, 6-7) with 14 issues each and every. Robert Williams had 9 rebounds for Texas A&M. The Tigers held Texas A&M to only 32 % from the sphere within the first half of, together with 1 of 13 from Three-point vary.
Missouri ruled Texas A&M from past the arc, the place the Tigers hit six Three’s to A&M’s two. They additionally became the Aggies over 16 instances and scored 12 issues off the turnovers.
Texas A&M got here in ranked fourth nationally averaging 41.76 rebounds in step with recreation. The Aggies received the rebounding struggle 46-30, however ahead Tyler Davis picked up his 2nd foul with 11:07 final within the first half of and performed restricted mins after.
Davis’ absence allowed Missouri’s Jeremiah Tilmon to flourish, scoring a season-high 14 issues.
Texas A&M: A&M’s four-game successful streak, which incorporated wins over Auburn and Kentucky remaining week, ended. After scoring greater than 80 issues in each and every of its remaining 4 video games, Texas A&M was once locked up through Missouri’s protection.
Missouri: The Tigers proceed to climb the SEC standings. Mizzou is fourth, a half-game at the back of Tennessee and Florida tied for 2nd. When its offense does not flip the ball over, Missouri is usually a frightening opponent.
Texas A&M performs at Arkansas on Saturday.
Missouri takes its successful streak at the street to LSU on Saturday.
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