Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|01-24-2015, 04:30 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Jones helps Texas A&M outlast Tennessee 67-61
Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as Texas A&M outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for its fourth straight victory.
All four wins have come in Southeastern Conference competition, giving the Aggies (13-5, 4-2 SEC) their longest conference winning streak since moving from the Big 12 to the SEC in 2012.
Tennessee (12-6, 4-2) had cut a 17-point, second-half deficit down to five when Volunteers guard Kevin Punter missed a driving layup attempt with 1:13 remaining. Texas A&M went 5 of 6 from the free-throw line the rest of the way to seal the victory.
Danuel House scored 15 points and Alex Caruso added 13 for Texas A&M.
Punter scored 17 and Josh Richardson and Robert Hubbs each added 12 for Tennessee, which lost for just the second time in its last 10 games. Punter shot 5 of 9 for his 17 points, but his teammates went a combined 15 of 43.
Although this marked only the fourth time Tennessee has faced Texas A&M since the Aggies joined the SEC - they've met nine times overall - all of their previous matchups as conference rivals had proved memorable.
Tennessee won 93-85 at Texas A&M two seasons ago in the longest game in Vols history. Texas A&M swept both meetings last season with a 57-56 victory in Knoxville and a 68-65 overtime triumph at College Station.
This one wasn't quite as suspenseful, but Tennessee did make it interesting in the final minutes.
Texas A&M had rallied from a halftime deficit in each of its last three wins, but the Aggies actually led 25-23 at the intermission after holding Tennessee to its lowest first-half point total of the season.
The Aggies opened the second half on a 20-5 run to grab a 17-point edge. Texas A&M continued stifling Tennessee's offense while also taking command of the glass to create numerous second-chance opportunities.
Texas A&M outrebounded Tennessee 34-27 and outscored the Vols 30-10 in points in the paint. Tennessee had more 3-point shots (29) than two-point attempts (23).
Tennessee heated up down the stretch as it attempted to creep back into the game, but it couldn't come all the way back.
Texas A&M: Antwan Space had made the key play in both of last season's games with Tennessee, as he hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left in the 57-56 contest and sank another 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the overtime thriller. But the junior forward didn't play at all Saturday and has played only two minutes during the Aggies' four-game winning streak.
Tennessee: This represented a rare home loss for a Donnie Tyndall-coached team. Tyndall's teams are 35-3 in regular-season home games since the start of the 2012-13 season. That includes a 27-1 record at Southern Mississippi and an 8-2 mark at Tennessee.
Texas A&M is at Auburn on Tuesday.
Tennessee is at Arkansas on Tuesday.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|MotoGP & WSBK paintings by Alan Jones||jodyhudson||Taking it to the Track||5||02-14-2008 05:06 PM|
|thursday debauchery 290&jones rd-coaches||Whorenet||Events, Meets and Rides||74||02-13-2008 02:16 PM|