COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M discovered a strategy to decide up their first convention win in opposition to Ole Miss. Down by 10 factors at halftime, the Aggies rallied again due to wonderful protection and high quality to shoot to seize the 57-47 victory.
Now, A&M (7-6, 1-1 SEC) will head again on the highway to face Vanderbilt as their third SEC sport this season. The Commodores will play host on the historic Memorial Gymnasium for a 2:30 p.m. tipoff.
A&M has discovered larger success over the previous a number of video games on account of their defensive play. Led by senior Josh Nebo, the Aggies are permitting 60 factors or much less in 4 of their final 5 contests. Nebo presently leads the workforce with 11.Eight factors per sport and seven.Eight rebounds per sport.
The Commodores 8-6, 0-1 SEC) enters the sport following an 83-79 defeat at No. 5 Auburn on Wednesday. With a late surge coming from the offense, together with freshman Scottie Pippen Jr.’s success over the previous a number of video games, Vanderbilt has appeared the a part of the standard workforce this season in dosages.
The Commodores’ offense is led by Aaron Nesmith, who’s averaging 23.Zero factors, and Saben Lee, who’s second on the workforce at 16.6 factors per sport. Pippen Jr. presently third on the workforce in factors (10.8) and minutes (29.4).
Saturday’s matchup would be the 14th assembly between A&M and Vanderbilt in program historical past. At the moment, the Commodores lead the collection all-time, 8-5. Texas A&M is on a three-game win streak within the collection with the final assembly coming ultimately 12 months’s SEC Event in Nashville. The Aggies claimed a 69-52 victory behind Flagg’s 29 factors on 12-of-16 taking pictures.
The sport will likely be nationally televised on SEC Community.