Live Updates: Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M already has face Oklahoma State during the 2019 season. In NRG Stadium, the Aggies football program would surge back late to give A&M a 24-21 Texas Bowl victory.
Now, A&M's Men's Basketball program will take on the Cowboys once more at Reed Arena Saturday afternoon. A year after defeating Kansas State, Buzz Williams will look for his first victory in the annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge game.
The Aggies (9-8, 3-3 SEC) are sitting high after defeating Missouri in Columbia in a 66-64 shootout. The Cowboys (9-9, 0-6 Big 12) could be needing a victory as the team currently sitting on a six-game losing streak. With a victory at home, perhaps the Aggies could be showing improvement for the future of the program.
AllAggies is here to give you quality coverage over everything happening up in the arena on Saturday morning. Come back and check in to see what you missed as the Aggies take on the Cowboys at home.
UNDER 16:00 - Texas A&M leads 8-5
Wendall Mitchell and Andre Gordon would shoot back-to-back 3-pointers as Emmanuel Miller would hit a jumper up the middle. Lindley Waters III would score all five of Oklahoma State's points.
Under 12:00 - Texas A&M leads 16-12
Yor Anei would tip one in under the basket, putting the Cowboys down by one before Mitchell would drain his second 3-pointer. Waters would respond with his own 3, but Josh Nebo would continue to dominate in the paint, scoring a layup off the rebound while drawing the foul. Quenton Jackson would have the arena shaking with an impressive dunk to give A&M a four-point lead.
Under 8:00 - Oklahoma State leads 24-19
The Cowboys took their first lead after five points from Thomas Dziagwa. A free throw from Jonathan Aku and layup by Nebo regained the lead for A&M, but Dziagwa would respond with his second 3 from the corner. The Aggies would have four turnovers over the course of four minutes. A Chris Harris layup would give the Cowboys a five-point lead.
Under 4:00 - Oklahoma State leads 29-26
Jonathan Laurent would take the Cowboys on a 9-0 run. Savion Flagg would end the scoreless streak with a layup off a rebound. Each team would have three turnovers before Miller and Gordon would combine for five points to put the Aggies down by three.
Under 2:00 - Oklahoma State leads 29-26
The Cowboys would miss two shots and have turnovers while the Aggies would miss both shots.
0:00 - Oklahoma State leads 34-26
A foul on Anei would give the Cowboys a two possession game. An Isaac Likekele dunk and jumper before the buzzer would give Oklahoma State an eight-point lead heading into halftime.
HALFTIME: OKLAHOMA STATE 34, TEXAS A&M 26
Under 16:00 - Oklahoma State leads 41-29
A Waters 3-pointer and Likekele layup would give the Cowboys a 10-point lead. Oklahoma State would go on a 6-3 run to begin the second half.
Under 12:00 - Oklahoma State leads 43-36
Jay Jay Chandler would score a layup while OSU's Laurent would be fouled and make both free throws. Chandler would score all five points during the run for the Aggies.
Under 8:00 - Oklahoma State 55-38
A 9-3 run from the Cowboys would come to an end with a Nebo dunk and foul. Dziagwa would hit his third 3-pointer of the afternoon, extending the lead to 15 for Oklahoma State. A slam from Likekele quieted the crowd at Reed and gave the Cowboys a 17-point lead.
Under 4:00 - Okalhoma State leads 67-53
Chandler was ejected after a technical foul for stepping on a defenders head after a charge, leading to a 6-0 run for the Cowboys. Jackson would draw a three-point foul, but the damage has been done as OSU led by 19. The junior would deliver a windmill dunk on a breakaway run off a steal. The Aggies would go on a 13-6 run in two minutes to put A&M down by 14.
Under 2:00 - Oklahoma State leads 71-55
A foul on Nebo would lead to two points from Anei. Miller responded with a layup. A layup from Likekele kept the lead at 16 for OSU.
0:00 - Oklahoma State leads 73-62
Nebo got his revenge on Likekele with a dunk. A 10-second violation would give A&M the ball back and Aku layup put A&M over 60. A last second drive from Zach Walker gave A&M a serviceable loss, but the Cowboys snap a six-game losing skid.
FINAL: OKLAHOMA STATE 73, TEXAS A&M 62