Texasam 19 31 50
Missouri 28 34 62
Date of game: 3/14/2013

Recap: Missouri vs. Texas A&M

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Alex Oriakhi scored 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as the No. 6 seed Missouri Tigers defeated the No. 11 seed Texas A&M Aggies, 62-50, in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena.

For the Tigers (23-9), Jabari Brown, Tony Criswell and Jabari Brown each added 10 points, while Earnest Ross pulled down 10 rebounds. Missouri will now face No. 3 seed Ole Miss in the quarterfinals.

Fabyon Harris led the Aggies (18-15) with 15 points.

Missouri took a 28-19 lead into halftime by shooting 50 percent from the field and holding Texas A&M to just 23.1 percent shooting. The Aggies did have some success from the perimeter early on, knocking down 4-of-10 from 3-point range in the first half.

After intermission, the Tigers made just 40 percent of their field goal tries, but again played strong defense and held the Aggies to just 25 percent shooting from the field, including 1-of-6 from beyond the arc. Missouri pushed its lead to as many as 21 in the second half and never trailed in the contest.

The Tigers dominated the boards, outrebounding the Aggies, 46-31. Texas A&M shot a season-low 24.1 percent in the first SEC tournament confrontation between these two former Big 12 rivals.

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