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Texas A&M beats Oklahoma 81-75 in overtime
By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer Saturday, Jan 21, 2012

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP)—Elston Turner scored a career-high 23 points, including seven in overtime, as Texas A&M outlasted Oklahoma for an 81-75 win on Saturday.

Turner made a 3-pointer that tied it with 40 seconds left in regulation and had another 3 and four free throws in overtime to help the Aggies beat the Sooners for the fifth straight time.

Texas A&M (11-7, 2-4 Big 12) led by one with about 3 1/2 minutes left in overtime when Turner hit a 3-pointer to push the lead to 71-67. The teams exchanged baskets before Romero Osby made two free throws to get Oklahoma (12-6, 2-4) within 73-71 with 90 seconds remaining in OT.

The Aggies made seven free throws, capped by four from Turner to make it 80-71 and hold on for the win.

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 Oklahoma
Romero Osby Romero Osby
8-10,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Texas A&M
Elston Turner Elston Turner
7-18,  23 Pts
4 Rebs, 4 Assists

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