We turned to Good Bull Hunting basketball editor gigthem08 to learn more about the Aggies and what kind of threat they offer Kansas State in this year’s SEC/Big 12 challenge. Not much of one, as it turns out. Perhaps the answers would have been different had we spoken at halftime last night in Florida, when Texas A&M held a 13-point lead (this podcast was recorded Monday night). But the Gators ended up winning that one 81-72, so it’s hard to believe there will be a lot of optimistic fans (or fans at all) on Saturday in College Station.
TJ Starks will be the main guy to watch as the point guard’s asked to do just about everything for the Aggies, and it hasn’t often been pretty. Still, A&M has its moments (a 10-0 lead vs. Kentucky, an 81-80 win over Alabama) and could challenge K-State’s post defense with Christian Mekowulu and Josh Nebo inside. But gigthem08 tells us this offense doesn’t have a lot of great options in the halfcourt game, which would seem to play right into the Wildcats’ hands.
Don’t forget to follow our guest on Twitter @gigthem08 and you can also hear me on his Texas A&M podcast that went live yesterday.
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