VIDEO: Deep Tremont Waters three-pointer lifts LSU over No. 11 Texas A&M

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LSU freshman point guard Tremont Waters knocked down arguably the season’s best game-winner on Saturday to lift the Tigers over No. 11 Texas A&M.

Waters drained a heavily contested three from at least 30 feet away to give LSU the 69-68 SEC win. Although not a true buzzer-beater since 0.7 seconds were left on the clock, this is still a ridiculously cold-blooded look.

Waters finished with a game-high 21 points to move LSU to 10-4 on the season. Texas A&M, meanwhile, is in a freefall as injuries and suspensions have derailed a promising start with a three-game losing streak. The Aggies sit 0-3 in the SEC and need to figure things out quickly while getting healthy.

Everybody has been going crazy for Oklahoma guard Trae Young, so Waters gets lost a bit in the national freshman spotlight. But he’s averaging 17.2 points, 6.2 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game with great shooting splits (48 % FG, 42% 3PT, 80% FT).

Maybe it’s time that Waters enters more of the discussion when it comes to the top freshmen in the country.