Texas A&M 62, Penn St 60

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP)—Acie Law hit two free throws with 11.4 seconds left to lead Texas A&M to a 62-60 victory over Penn State on Sunday.

Law and Antoine Wright each scored 19 points to pace the Aggies (11-0), who trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half.

Wright hit one of his four 3-pointers with 18:09 left to spark a 15-2 run that pulled Texas A&M to within four, 47-43, with 13:39 left.

Joseph Jones added four of his eight points, all scored in the second half, during the spurt and capped it with a putback of Law’s missed shot.

From there, the Aggies’ defense took over, holding the Nittany Lions (6-7) to just three points over the final 5:37.

Texas A&M also caused 16 turnovers, 10 in the second half, while Penn State missed eight of its last 11 free throws after making all seven of its first-half attempts.

Aaron Johnson led the Lions with 16 points and added 12 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season. Travis Parker scored 13 points and Marlon Smith added 12.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Texas A&M
A. Law IV A. Law IV
7-16,  19 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Penn St.
A. Johnson A. Johnson
5-10,  16 Pts
12 Rebs, 2 Assists

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