Cunningham, Mizzou women upend No. 18 Texas A&M in OT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham scored six of her 22 points in the final minute of overtime and Missouri ended No. 18 Texas A&M's seven-game winning streak Thursday night with a 70-65 win.
Cunningham had a steal on the opening possession of overtime and then grabbed an offensive rebound that led to Lauren Aldridge's 3-pointer to give the Tigers a 64-61 lead. Missouri went on to miss its next five shots before Cunningham hit a 15-footer from the right wing with 32 seconds left.
Texas A&M, which missed its first eight shots in overtime, finally got a basket from Ciera Johnson on the third attempt in the following possession to pull within 66-63 with 17.9 seconds left. Cunningham made two free throws seconds later and after another A&M basket she clinched it with two more at 5.4 seconds.
Amber Smith had 18 points for Missouri (17-7, 6-4 Southeastern Conference). Cunningham had 12 rebounds.
Chennedy Carter had 29 points for Texas A&M (18-5, 7-3) but she was 10 of 23 from the field, missing her last nine shots. Kayla Wells added 18 points.
The Aggies shot 31 percent for the game.