Alabama beats #15 Texas A&M, 63-62
Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies’ third straight loss.
The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) beat its fourth ranked opponent of Avery Johnson’s debut season despite missing its final three shots. Anthony Collins was fouled on a drive with 2.3 seconds left but missed both free throws for the Aggies (18-6, 7-4). They’ve dropped four consecutive SEC games since a 7-0 league start, tumbling from a program-best No. 5 ranking.
Texas A&M had its chances after wiping out most of an 11-point deficit over the final 6:34.
Riley Norris had 11 points for Alabama. Obasohan had five assists and three steals.
Jalen Jones scored 21 points for Texas A&M to rebound strongly from a 1-of-13, four-point performance against Vanderbilt.
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