COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Trendon Watford and Skylar Mays each scored 19 points and LSU defeated Texas A&M 89-85 in overtime. Javonte Smart started the overtime with a 3-pointer on LSU’s first possession, and Watford made a short jumper in the lane to lift the Tigers to an 86-83 lead with 1:25 remaining. The Aggies’ Wendell Mitchell missed a 3-point attempt with 17 seconds remaining and two Mays free throws sealed the Tigers victory. LSU’s Marshall Graves and Smart each sank 3-pointers in a 28-second span to tie the game at 79-all to force overtime. Josh Nebo led the Aggies with 20 points.
LSU Takes Down Texas A&M in Overtime
The Aggies trailed by 16 in the first half before taking the lead in the second.