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Texas A&M Men’s Basketball escapes exhibition with A&M Kingsville 76-72

Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 10:40 PM CDT
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BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - The Texas A&M Men’s Basketball team played their first game of the 2021-22 season, beating A&M Kingsville 76-72 in an exhibition at Reed Arena Monday night.

The new-look Aggies got off to a slow start, with the Javelinas jumping out to a 20-11 lead. A&M was able to chip away at that lead. Wyoming transfer Marcus Williams threw down a powerful dunk to trail 24-22. Tyrece Radford hit a 3-pointer to give the Aggies the lead at halftime 43-40.

Williams, Radford, and Hassan Diarra all paced the Aggies with 13 points apiece. Radford added 7 rebounds while Williams, who started at point guard for the Maroon and White, had 4 assists.

Texas A&M will officially tip-off its season next Wednesday, November 10th against North Florida at Reed Arena.

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