Purdue Rallies In Second Half, Edges Texas A&M In Overtime

Purdue got a late layup from Chris Kramer to beat the Texas A&M Aggies, 65-63, in overtime. Purdue will face Duke in the Sweet 16.

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Boilermakers' Overtime Victory Just About Kills Our Purdue Blogger

Bloggers are often known for their total inability to properly convey a point, emotion, or concept; this is because none of them have ever moved out of their mothers' basements, even if their mothers don't actually have basements.

Our Purdue blog, Hammer and Rails, is no exception to this rule. Look at their reaction to Purdue's overtime thriller against Texas A&M, for example:

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Would you look at that. Bored to the point of unconsciousness. Ho hum. College basketball is stupid.

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NCAA Tournament, In Progress: Fourth-Seeded Purdue Takes On Fifth-Seeded Texas A&M

For more on these teams, be sure to visit our Purdue blog at Hammer and Rails and our Texas A&M blog at I Am The Twelfth Man.

Spokane, WA (Sports Network) - Chris Kramer's layup with 4.2 seconds remaining in overtime lifted the Purdue Boilermakers to a 63-61 win over Texas A&M in the second round of the South Region.

Kramer finished with a team-high 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting, with his final attempt sending fourth-seeded Purdue (29-5) to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year. He also grabbed seven rebounds and recorded three steals.

E'Twaun Moore totaled 15 points, six boards and three steals for the Boilermakers, who also received 11 points and three blocks from JaJuan Johnson.

Purdue will next face top-seeded Duke.

Bryan Davis posted a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds to pace the fifth-seeded Aggies (24-10), who lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year.

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