Chris Kramer hit a driving left-handed layup with four seconds left as Purdue topped Texas A&M, 63-61, in overtime. Kramer had 17 points, including six in the extra session. Texas A&M's B.J. Holmes had a chance to win it at the buzzer, but came up short on a three-pointer.
It was a true test in resiliency as Purdue managed a Sweet 16 run without Robbie Hummel. E'Twaun Moore had 15 points and JaJuan Johnson, who was plagued with foul trouble, added 11.
Bryan Davis led Texas A&M with 17 points.
B.J. Holmes missed a three at the buzzer for Texas A&M that would've won the game. We're headed to overtime with the score tied at 55.
Purdue is showing a ton or resilience and has taken a 43-42 lead with 11:37 left.
Offense is still a problem for Purdue, but the Boilermakers are close, trailing 40-37 with 14:03 left in the game. JaJuan Johnson is in the game after picking up two first-half fouls, but he has only six points on 3-for-10 shooting. E'Twaun Moore leads the Boilermakers with 11 points. The Aggies aren't shooting well overall (35 percent), but they have hit 5 of 12 three-pointers.
It hasn't been a great half offensively for Texas A&M, which has eight turnovers and is shooting 35 percent of the field. But the Aggies have been able to take advantage of Purdue, which is without Robbie Hummel and JaJuan Johnson, who is out with two fouls. Donald Sloan has eight points and Byran Davis has five points.
Dash Harris hit two free throws with 0.9 seconds left on the clock to given the Aggies a 32-25 lead. The Aggies are also winning the battle at the line. They are 9-for-14 from the line, while Purdue hasn't attempted a free throw.
Purdue is in some early trouble as JaJuan Johnson, who led the Boilermakers with 21 point and 15 rebounds against Siena in the first round, is 0-for-5 from the field with no points and two fouls.