Texas A&M 62, Penn St 60
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.