COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Chelsea Jennings scored 22 points – one of three Texas A&M players to score 20-plus – and the No. 13 Aggies held off No. 23 Missouri 81-77 in overtime Thursday night.
With under a minute left in overtime, Texas A&M worked the clock down but Courtney Walker missed a jumper. Jennings grabbed the offensive rebound, was fouled and made both free throws with 28.8 seconds left for a 78-75 lead.
Jordan Frericks made a nice backdoor cut on an inbound pass and hit the layup to cut it to 78-77 with 27 seconds left. Texas A&M broke the press, and Walker was fouled with 12.1 seconds left and made both free throws for a three-point lead.
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Texas A&M opted to foul with five seconds left. Lindsey Cunningham missed both free throws and the Aggies secured the rebound.
Walker and Jordan Jones each scored 20 points for Texas A&M (14-5, 4-2 SEC). Walker made three free throws with eight seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
Frericks led Missouri (15-4, 2-4) with 23 points and 12 rebounds. Cierra Porter added 20 and 10.