COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Khris Middleton scored 28 points, including 11 in overtime, and No. 14 Texas A&M beat 15th-ranked Missouri 91-89 on Saturday for its 13th straight win.
The Aggies (16-1, 3-0 Big 12) trailed by one before Middleton swiped the ball from Marcus Denmon and converted a layup with 34 seconds remaining. Missouri had a chance to go in front again but had another costly turnover.
Middleton made three free throws to extend the lead to 91-87, and Missouri's Laurence Bowers had a tip-in at the buzzer for the final margin.
The Tigers (15-3, 1-2) were ahead 87-85 after a 3-pointer by Denmon with about 90 seconds left in OT. B.J. Holmes made one of two free throws before Middleton's bucket.
Middleton sunk a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left in regulation for his first points of the second half, tying it at 77. The Tigers had a chance for the win, but Phil Pressey missed a jumper in the lane to send it to overtime.
Denmon and Ricardo Ratliffe had 19 points apiece for Missouri, which has lost seven straight to Texas A&M.
It was the first overtime game for the Aggies at home since they lost 116-110 in five OTs against Baylor in 2008.
Nathan Walkup added 16 points for Texas A&M and David Loubeau had 12 points.
Bowers had a chance to give Missouri a three-point lead with 27 seconds left in regulation, but he went 1 for 2 from the line and Middleton tied it with his foul shots. The Tigers led by four before Dash Harris converted a three-point play for Texas A&M with just under a minute remaining.
Texas A&M used a 10-4 surge to take a 59-51 lead with 14 minutes to play. Naji Hibbert capped the spurt with a 3-pointer.
The Aggies recovered after getting off to a horrible start. Denmon's 3-pointer about 3 minutes into the game made it 11-2 and Missouri led 19-7 before A&M went on an 11-0 run to get within one with 9 minutes left in the first half.