Williams, Gilder Lead Texas A&M Past Missouri 76-73

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Robert Williams scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Admon Gilder scored 22 points and Texas A and M defeated Missouri 76-73 Wednesday night.

The game was tied 65-65 with five minutes remaining when D.J. Hogg banked a shot high off the glass from about four feet, giving the Aggies a 67-65 lead. J.C. Hampton then stole the ball on the other end of the floor following an errant inbound pass and threw a perfect pass to a cutting Williams for the dunk and a 69-65 A and M lead with 4:19 remaining.

Minutes later Hogg, who’s struggled of late offensively, drilled a 3-pointer from the left corner to give the Aggies a 72-67 advantage with 3:10 remaining. Williams then added to his impressive night with a slam dunk in between defenders to make it 74-67 with 2:34 left.

Tonny Trocha-Morelos added 16 points for A and M (13-10, 5-6 Southeastern Conference).

Jordan Barnett, a transfer from Texas, led the Tigers (6-17, 1-10) with a game-high 23 points.

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