LSU rallies in regulation to take down Texas A&M in OT 89-85

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LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 21: Head coach Will Wade of the LSU Tigers on the sidelines in the second half of the game against the USC Trojans at Staples Center on December 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

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.

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