The Texas A&M basketball team has had an impressive start to their season, with a 4-0 record that includes road wins over Ohio State and SMU. They have shown poise and toughness in close matchups, such as their recent 74-66 win over Oral Roberts. The team’s head coach, Buzz Williams, and his determined squad are preparing to participate in the ESPN Invitational Tournament in Orlando, Florida. They will face Penn State in a rematch of their NCAA Tournament opening-round loss from last year.
The team’s strong start has not gone unnoticed, as they have risen two spots to No. 13 in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll. This makes them the second highest-ranked SEC program behind Tennessee, who ranks at No. 8. Other SEC teams in the top 25 include Alabama (No. 22), Kentucky (No. 16), Mississippi State (No. 25), Arkansas (No. 24), Auburn (No. 23), and South Carolina (No