Bama Beats Texas A&M at the Buzzer in SEC Tournament

Bama Beats Texas A&M at the Buzzer in SEC Tournament

"Their atmosphere there is wild", Alabama's Donta Hall said Thursday after the Tide sunk Texas A&M at the buzzer in the second round of the SEC Tournament. Sexton scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half, during a time when Alabama struggled to find reliable offense from any other player in its rotation.

Sexton, a future National Basketball Association lottery pick who scored 27 points Thursday, did not play in that game, but he did for a February 21 game at Auburn Arena. The Alabama Crimson Tide have won four of their last five neutral site games. "They understand that there are not a lot of chances left, no matter how far you go ..."

"I'm as proud of them as I've been since I've been here at Alabama for obvious reasons", Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson said after freshman guard Collin Sexton hit a floater at the buzzer to beat Texas A&M.

The Tide started the game strong and it seemed as if they would finish strong as well. However, Sexton capped off a tremendous game when he connected on the game-winner to snap the Tide's five-game losing streak. I know we'll be fired up for that game.

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Up next Alabama will face No. 1 seed Auburn Friday at 12pm. Starks previously scored 23 points in a game at Auburn on February 7. "I feel like we just have to go out there and play a whole 40 minutes, not just in spurts". The Aggies tied the game with a three with 1:14 remaining and what ensued next was instant classic material.

The Aggies made just 31 percent (10-of-32) of their shots in the first half compared to the Crimson Tide who netted 50 percent (14-of-28). Jones had missed the majority of the last two games with an injury. "I thought we overcame adversity today". We've just got to not back down and just be aggressive too.

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