Scores

Final

Southern 53

(5-6, 2-5 away)

Texas A&M 51

(8-3, 6-1 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

Reed Arena, College Station, Texas

1 2 T
SOU 29 2453
TA&M 27 2451

Top Performers

Southern University: M. Miller 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Texas A&M: E. Turner 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

Southern U. 53, Texas A&,M 51

Associated Press

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Malcolm Miller scored 17 points, including four free throws in the final 40 seconds, as Southern rallied to defeat Texas A&M 53-51 on Saturday afternoon.

The Jaguars (5-6) trailed 49-44 after missing eight consecutive shots, but Javan Mitchell blocked a shot and set up Yondarius Johnson for a layup with 4:34 remaining to end a scoring drought of nearly 6 minutes.

Miller then hit a 3-pointer with 2:38 left to forge a 49-49 tie. A&M's J'Mychal Reese answered with a jump shot, and the teams traded turnovers before Miller's two free throws made it 51-51.

After an A&M miss, Miller was fouled with 5.8 seconds left and made both ends of a one-and-one. Reese missed a desperation shot from 23 feet at the buzzer as the Aggies (8-3) suffered their first home loss of the season.

Mitchell scored 11 points for Southern. Turner and Reese had 14 apiece for A&M.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SOU
TA&M
Points 53 51
FG Made-Attempted 20-53 (.377) 22-46 (.478)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 4-13 (.308)
FT Made-Attempted 8-8 (1.000) 3-6 (.500)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 5

2012-13 Season

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