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Around Aggieland (2/4)

February 4, 2022

During Friday's edition of TexAgs Radio, the fishbowl's own Richard Zane joined to share updates from the latest in Aggie Athletics as a busy weekend is on tap in College Station with basketball season in full swing and much, much more.

Men’s Basketball (15-7, 4-5 in SEC)
Texas A&M’s skid reached five games on Tuesday night as Buzz Williams & Co. fell to No. 22 Tennessee in Knoxville, 90-80.

  • Wade Taylor IV led four Aggies in double figures with 19 points.
  • Quenton Jackson scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field.
  • Henry Coleman III (12) and Tyrece Radford (11) also reached double digits.
  • As a team, Texas A&M shot 21-of-25 (84 percent) from the free-throw line.
  • Tennessee outrebounded the Aggies, 34-27.

The Aggies return to Reed Arena on Saturday afternoon as they host the Missouri Tigers.

Tipoff of Texas A&M’s Feb. 12 matchup with No. 1 Auburn has been moved to 11 a.m. CT.

  • The game will now be televised on ESPN.

Women’s Basketball (12-9, 2-7 in SEC)
Gary Blair & Co. snapped a three-game losing streak on Thursday night when the Aggies dominated Arkansas at Reed Arena, 77-64.

  • The win was Gary Blair’s 850th career victory as head coach.
  • Kayla Wells scored a career-high 30 points on 10-of-23 shooting from the field.
  • Destiny Pitts registered a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Aaliyah Patty recorded 19 rebounds.

Texas A&M hits the road on Sunday as the Aggies travel to Lexington to face the Kentucky Wildcats.

  • Tipoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. CT, and the game will be televised on ESPN2.

Track & Field
Pat Henry and the Aggies are back in action this weekend as the Maroon & White hosts the Charlie Thomas Invitational at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium in Bryan-College Station.

  • The meet begins on Friday, Feb. 4, and concludes on Saturday, Feb. 5.
  • Friday's action begins at 2:30 p.m. CT, and Saturday will begin at 2 p.m. CT.
  • Saturday's finals will be streamed on the SEC Network+.
  • Other schools competing include Alabama, Baylor, Houston, Cincinnati, UCF and Vanderbilt as well as regional schools Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin, Houston Baptist, UT-Arlington, UTSA , Texas State and others.

Equestrian (7-1, 3-0 in SEC)
After defeating No. 4 Baylor last week, Texas A&M remained at No. 2 in the latest NCEA Rankings.

  • Oklahoma State (4-1, 3-0 in Big 12) remains at No. 1.

Senior Haley Redifer was named the NCEA Fences Rider of the Month.

  • The honor comes after Redifer posted a career-high 92 vs. Baylor on Saturday.
  • Redifer became just the third Aggie in program history to score a 92 in fences.
  • This is the second time Redifer has been named NCEA Rider of the month and first since March 2020.

Men’s Golf
No. 8 Texas A&M placed seventh in the Sea Best Invitational at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

  • The Aggies finished the weekend at 19-over as a team. Florida won the event at 6-over.
  • Walker Lee was A&M's best performer, finishing in a tie for 15th at 4-over.

The Aggies will be back in action Feb. 17-19 as they travel to Lihue, Hawaii to compete in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate.

  • The tournament is being hosted by the University of Hawaii and will be played at Hokuala Golf Club.

Women's Tennis (8-0, 0-0 in SEC)
No. 8 Texas A&M returns to the Mitchell Tennis Center this weekend as the Aggies look to continue their perfect start as they host SMU.

  • The match begins at 12 p.m. CT and will not be televised.

Jim Schlossnagle and Texas A&M baseball have announced a monthly radio show — ‘Aggie Baseball Hour’ — which will debut on Feb. 10 at Rudy’s BBQ in College Station.

  • The show will broadcast from 7-8 p.m. on The Zone on Feb. 10, March 24, April 6 and May 12.

Opening Day is one week away as the Aggies prepare to host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, UT Arlington and Western Kentucky in the Aggie Classic at Davis Diamond.

  • Texas A&M plays a doubleheader on Friday, Feb. 11 vs. A&M-Corpus Christi (3 p.m.) and UTA (5:30 p.m.) to open the season.

G Guerrieri and the Aggies have released their five-game spring schedule, which will feature two matches at Ellis Field in Aggieland.

  • Feb. 25 vs. Lamar (Ellis Field) - 8 p.m.
  • March 5 at Sam Houston (Huntsville) - 2 p.m.
  • March 26 at Baylor (Waco) - 3 p.m.
  • April 2 at Texas State (San Marcos) - 2 p.m.
  • April 9 vs. Louisiana Monroe (Ellis Field) - 6 p.m.
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