Miss. St. meets A&M in SEC tourney
No. 11 seed Texas A&M (14-17, 7-12) vs. No. 6 seed Mississippi State (22-9, 10-8)
Southeastern Conference Tourney Second Round, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 8:30 p.m....
A&M faces Vandy in SEC tourney
No. 14 seed Vanderbilt (9-22, 0-18) vs. No. 11 seed Texas A&M (13-17, 6-12)
Southeastern Conference Tourney First Round, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m....
Weatherspoon, Miss. St. host A&M
Texas A&M (13-16, 6-11) vs. Mississippi State (21-9, 9-8)
Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Savion Flagg...
S. Carolina looks to sweep A&M
South Carolina (14-15, 9-7) vs. Texas A&M (13-15, 6-10)
Reed Arena, College Station, Texas; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Carolina goes for the season sweep over Texas A&M...
Vandy looks to end streak vs A&M
Vanderbilt (9-19, 0-15) vs. Texas A&M (12-15, 5-10)
Reed Arena, College Station, Texas; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas A&M looks to extend Vanderbilt's conference losing...
Reid, Smart lead No. 13 LSU over Texas A&M 66-55
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Naz Reid's path to redemption began straight down the middle of the lane for a two-handed, rim-rattling dunk.
Reid bounced back from his least productive game this...
A&M looks to knock off No. 13 LSU
Texas A&M (12-14, 5-9) vs. No. 13 LSU (22-5, 12-2)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 13 LSU looks to give Texas A&M its sixth...
Arkansas looks to end streak vs A&M
Texas A&M (11-14, 4-9) vs. Arkansas (14-12, 5-8)
Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Arkansas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas A&M looks to extend Arkansas's conference losing...
Texas A&M overcomes big deficit for 65-56 win over Alabama
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — When Texas A&M fell behind by double digits in the second half on Tuesday night against Alabama, coach Billy Kennedy was certain his team could get back in it if the...
Texas A&M erases deficit, beats Missouri 68-59
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — There wasn't much of a size difference between the biggest and smallest Texas A&M players on the court against Missouri on Saturday night, so Aggies coach Billy Kennedy changed his defensive strategy at halftime. The Aggies started switching screens at every position, and that helped them erase a 12-point, second-half deficit and beat the Tigers 68-59.
Texas A&M uses balanced attack to thump Marshall 92-68
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The holidays are a time for sharing - and Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy is loving what he's witnessing from his players on that front.
"I like to see it when we have five, almost six guys in double figures," Kennedy said. "That means we're sharing the ball, and we're harder to defend."
Mekowulu, Mahan score 20; Texas A&M cruises past Valpo 71-49
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M is leaning more and more on a couple of transfers to lead the way in a season of transition. Christian Mekowulu and Brandon Mahan each scored 20 points as A&M defeated Valparaiso 71-49 on Wednesday night.
The Aggies (5-4) held a 16-point lead at halftime and the Crusaders (6-6) trailed by double digits the rest of the way, in an anticlimactic second half. Bakari Evelyn led Valpo with 10 points, the lone Crusader to score in double figures.
Mitchell scores 18 as Texas A&M beats Northwestern St. 80-59
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M welcomed the emergence of a newcomer while saying goodbye to a veteran on Monday night.
Wendell Mitchell, a juco transfer, scored a season-high 18 points and the Aggies brushed aside Northwestern State 80-59. Meantime A&M announced sophomore forward Isiah Jasey, who lettered for the Aggies last season, has left the program.
Dickerson rallies Washington past Texas A&M 71-67
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Noah Dickerson said he was broke, in reference to all the shots around the rim missed by Washington's senior forward.
"I couldn't make anything. I couldn't make nothing. But we just kept at it," Dickerson said.
Dickerson overcame his early misses around the rim to score a season-high 24 points, Jaylen Nowell added 14 points, and Washington overcame foul trouble and terrible shooting in the first half to rally for a 71-67 win over Texas A&M on Tuesday night.
Eastern Kentucky upsets Tennessee State 72-59
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Mayo scored 25 on 9-of-11 shooting, Dillon Avare came off the bench to score a season-high 15 and Eastern Kentucky upset Tennessee State 72-59 on Saturday night.
Tennessee State beats E Kentucky 73-60
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Delano Spencer scored 20 points with six 3-pointers, Christian Mekowulu added 19 points, and Tennessee State beat Eastern Kentucky 73-60 on Saturday night to win its fourth straight.
Darreon Reddick scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Tigers (12-11, 7-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who shot 50 percent from the field and made 16 of 20 free throws.
Mekowulu lifts Tennessee State past Eastern Illinois 50-47
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Mekowulu scored a career-high 27 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to lift Tennessee State to a 50-47 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.
In a tight game where neither team led by more than five points, Tennessee State (10-11, 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference) got a pair of free throws followed by a 3-point play from Mekowulu to edge back on top 49-45 with 47 seconds remaining.
Mekowulu scores 25, Tennessee State beats SIU-Edwardsville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Mekowulu had 25 points, on 8-of-13 shooting, and nine rebounds and Ken'Darrius Hamilton scored 15 points to help Tennessee State beat SIU-Edwardsville 85-57 on Thursday night.
Mekowulu, whose career high is 26 points, scored 24 in the Tigers' road loss to SIUE on Jan. 13. Delano Spencer scored 14 points and Darreon Reddick added 11 for Tennessee State (9-11, 4-3 Ohio Valley), which shot 54 percent (28 of 52) and scored 30 points off 22 Cougars turnovers.
Stark hits 4 3s, scores 25; Murray St. beats Tennessee St.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonathan Stark scored 25 points, including four 3-pointers, and Ja Morant finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to help Murray State beat Tennessee State 76-57 on Saturday night.
Terrell Miller Jr. had 12 points, including 10 in the second half, and Byron Hawkins scored 11 points for Murray State (14-5, 6-2 Ohio Valley).
Spencer comes in in 2nd half to spark Tennessee State 70-56
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer, who missed the first half after an allergic reaction during pregame, scored his 11 points, including three 3-pointers, in the second half when Tennessee State pulled away from Austin Peay 70-56 on Thursday night.
Kamar McKnight scored 13 points, Darreon Riddick had three treys and 12 points and Armani Chaney added 10 points for Tennessee State (8-10, 3-4 Ohio Valley), which shot 50 percent.
Jackson, Benton with career nights, SIUE tops Tennessee St
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Brandon Jackson led the way with a career-high 19 points, Justin Benton scored a career-high 17 points and Daniel Kinchen also scored 17 as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville rallied past Tennessee State 82-79 Saturday night.
Tennessee State took a 67-65 lead on a Kamar McKnight layup and Darreon Reddick's 3-pointer made it 72-67 with just over five minutes left.
Spencer’s play down stretch helps Tennessee State win 69-65
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Delano Spencer made a steal and layup for the lead with 39 seconds left and added two free throws with 4.7 seconds remaining to seal a 69-65 Tennessee State victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.
Spencer's layup made it 65-63 and his two free throws 67-64 before Ken'Darrius Hamilton added a pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds left.
Tennessee St beats Jacksonville St to end six-game skid
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer scored 20 points and Armani Chaney scored 14 with six assists to help Tennessee State snap a six-game slide with a 67-60 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday night.
Christian Mekowulu scored 14, all in the second half, with nine rebounds for the Tigers (6-8, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference), who made all 15 of their free throws.
UT Martin holds off Tennessee State, 63-60 in OVC opener
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jailen Gill hit a jumper to give UT Martin the lead in overtime and the Skyhawks held on to beat in-state rival Tennessee State, 63-60 in the Ohio Valley Conference opener Thursday night.
Gill's layup with a minute to go in regulation tied the game at 56-56 and both teams missed opportunities to take the lead in the closing seconds, with Darius Thompson blocking a jumper from the Tigers' Delano Spencer with a second left.
Tennessee St. pulls away late, beats NAIA Fisk 67-53
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Mekowulu scored 16 points while pulling down a career-high 18 rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 67-53 victory over NAIA's Fisk on Tuesday night.
Delano Spencer added 12 points and Kamar McKnight came off the bench to score 11 points for Tennessee State (4-2) which has won three straight.