Gordon scores with 0.9 left; Texas A&M beats Auburn 68-66

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Andre Gordon scored 10 points including the game-winner with 0.9 seconds left as Texas A&M held off Auburn 68-66 on Saturday.

Gordon drove the lane, pivoted and faked a shot before scoring off the glass. Jamal Johnson, who made five 3-pointers, missed a 3 at the buzzer for the Tigers.

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Emanuel Miller had 16 points and five rebounds for Texas A&M (6-2, 1-1 Southeastern Conference), which bounced back from a 77-54 loss at LSU on Tuesday. Miller leads the Aggies in scoring and rebounds, and his 9.2 rebounds is first in the SEC.

Jay Jay Chandler added 10 points for the Aggies, who have won seven of the last nine games against the Tigers.

Auburn (6-4, 0-2) cut a nine-point deficit with 5:34 left and tied it 66-all with 14 seconds remaining. JT Thor had a steal and two dunks during the stretch.

Johnson finished with 20 points. Allen Flanigan had 16 points including four 3-pointers for Auburn (6-4, 0-2). Thor finished with 10 points.

The Tigers shot 11 of 33 (33%) from distance. They entered having the most games of 15 or more 3s since coach Bruce Pearl took over prior to the 2014-15 season.

The Aggies closed the first half on a 15-4 run for an eight-point advantage, and then stretched it to 45-31 — their largest lead of the game — with 15:49 to play.


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