Aggies win overtime thriller

After losing three straight games in the final five seconds, the Texas A&M men's basketball team won a thriller in overtime on the road, beating Iowa State 86-81 in Ames.

The Cyclones led by as much as 10 in the first half before the Aggies rallied to go 10-of-16 from the field to open the second half and tie the game at 54.

With 17 seconds remaining in regulation play, Texas A&M's (12-4, 2-2 Big 12) Kenneth White sunk a three point shot, sending the game into overtime.

Sophomore Joseph Jones and junior Acie Law IV led the scoring for the Aggies. Both players finished the day with 17 points. Junior Antanas Kavaliauskas added 15 points off the bench in the winning effort.

Curtis Stinson was the leading scorer for Iowa State (12-6, 2-3 Big 12) with 27 points, scoring 19 points in the first half.

The Aggies continue conference play on Wednesday at 7 p.m when they play host to Kansas in Reed Arena.


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