Texas A&M basketball has had a remarkable start to their season, currently boasting a 4-0 record. Their recent victories over Ohio State and SMU have showcased their impressive poise and toughness in close matches. Additionally, their win against Oral Roberts further solidified their strong start.
Next up for the team is the ESPN Invitational Tournament in Orlando, Florida, where they will face off against Penn State in a rematch of last year’s NCAA Tournament opening-round loss. Head coach Buzz Williams and his determined squad are eager to make amends for that defeat and leave their mark on the tournament.
In the latest USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll, Texas A&M climbed two spots to No. 13, highlighting the impressive impact of their undefeated start on voters’ perceptions. As they head into the ESPN Invitational Tournament, they remain undefeated and positioned as a force to be reckoned with in college basketball. Currently ranked second in the SEC behind Tennessee at No. 8, Texas A&M is one of several SEC teams making waves early in the season.
Alabama sits at No. 22, while Kentucky comes in at No. 16 and Mississippi State makes its first appearance in the rankings this year with a 5-0 record. Arkansas, Auburn, and South Carolina also received votes in the poll, underscoring the strength of the conference thus far.
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