AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tyrece Radford had 30 factors and 9 rebounds and Texas A&M beat No. 15 Auburn 79-63 on Wednesday evening, ending the nation’s longest energetic dwelling successful streak at 28 video games.
The Aggies (14-6, 6-1 Southeastern Convention) used a powerful offensive begin to hand Auburn its first loss at Neville Enviornment since Feb. 23, 2021. Texas A&M shot 58.6% from the sphere within the first half to construct a 45-30 lead.
Wade Taylor IV made all three of his 3-point makes an attempt within the first half and completed with 15 factors on 6-of-9 capturing for the Aggies. Texas A&M had solely made a mixed six 3-pointers in its earlier two video games, however it matched that complete inside the primary 14 minutes and completed 7 of 19 from lengthy vary.
Johni Broome and Wendell Inexperienced Jr. every scored 16 factors for the Tigers (16-4, 6-2), who had received 5 straight video games general.
The Aggies closed the primary half on a 13-2 run. Auburn tried to rally however obtained no nearer than eight factors after halftime.
Texas A&M: The Aggies’ sturdy begin to SEC play has been constructed on a powerful inside presence and crew protection. Their scorching capturing on Wednesday is a superb signal for coach Buzz Williams’ crew transferring ahead.
Auburn: The tip to the Tigers’ win streak got here with a well-known drawback: defending high-scoring guards. Bruce Pearl’s squad struggled to decelerate sturdy backcourts in its earlier three losses, and Radford and Taylor have been very good on Wednesday.
Texas A&M: Hosts Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Auburn: Visits West Virginia as a part of the Huge 12/SEC Problem on Saturday.
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