AUBURN, Ala.–Texas A&M ended the nation’s longest active home-court win streak and picked up a key resume-boosting victory with 79-63 win at No. 15 Auburn Thursday night before 9,121 fans at Neville Arena.
The Aggies (14-6, 6-1) became the first team to knock off the Tigers (16-4, 6-2) on the Plains since February of 2021, a stretch of 28 games. It also marked A&M’s sixth victory in seven tries at Auburn since joining the SEC.
Down by as many as eight points early, the Aggies quickly erased the deficit and took the lead for good on a Wade Taylor IV layup with 8:54 to play in the first half.
They would never trail again.
war damn gigs ?? pic.twitter.com/x7OBhdpZfh
— Texas A&M Basketball (@aggiembk) January 26, 2023
Coming out of the next timeout, A&M closed the half on a 12-2 run to take a commanding 45-30 lead into the locker room. Auburn could get no closer than eight points the rest of the night.
Tyrece Radford led the way with a game-high 30 points–one shy of his career best–and added nine rebounds. Taylor added 15 along with four assists.
The Aggies are back in action at home Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. against Vanderbilt.
More to come.