Tuscaloosa, AL (Sports Network) - Trevor Lacey scored 14 points, including the game-winning jumper with nine seconds to play, as the Alabama Crimson Tide downed the Texas A&M Aggies, 50-49, in an SEC matchup at Coleman Coliseum.
Trevor Releford led the way with 15 points for the Tide (11-6, 3-1l SEC), who have won three in a row.
For the Aggies (12-5, 2-2), Elston Turner finished with 13 points and J'Mychal Reese chipped in with 10 points.
The Aggies shot well in the first half, connecting on 50 percent of their field goal tries to go into halftime leading, 26-15. The Crimson Tide shot only 27.8 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes.
After the break, Alabama improved to 56.5 percent from the field as it made its charge. It opened the half on a 15-2 run and took a 30-28 lead with 15 minutes to play. The teams traded leads down the stretch, setting the stage for Lacey's game-winner.
The Aggies had the edge on points in the paint, 30-22. They also held a slight 27-25 advantage on the glass.