On Saturday, Texas A&M plays host to Tennessee at Reed Arena. It gets started at 4 p.m. EST and it can be seen on SEC Network or MSG. The Aggies have not played the Volunteers since the 2003-04 season, when they fell 108-84.
Texas A&M is in eigth place in the SEC and will be trying to close the gap with Tennessee, who is currently in seventh place.
In a 65-56 triumph over Auburn on Feb. 20, Elston Turner put up 21 points for the Aggies. He leads the team with 17.3 points per game. For the Volunteers, Jordan McRae finished with 34 points and 6 rebounds in the 82-72 win over LSU on Feb. 19. His 14.9 points per game is the highest mark on the team. When considering the Four Factors, Tennessee performs well in free throw rate at 44.6 percent. This ranks first in the conference and 13th in the country.
StatSmack! Texas A&M is better than Tennessee
More violent crime happens in Knoxville so be careful if you visit (when compared to College Station -- according to the FBI).
The Texas A&M three-point leader (Elston Turner, 61 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Tennessee three-point leader (Skylar McBee, 38 three-pointers).
Alex Caruso is ranked 6th in the SEC in assists and 46th nationally in steals.
Over the past 10 years, Texas A&M has had more players drafted by the NBA than Tennessee (five vs. one).