Is Texas A&M Basketball Ready To Be The School’s Second Surprise?

Texas A&M’s football team snuck up on everyone this year, produced the Heisman Trophy winner and was probably the best team in the country by season’s end. Is Texas A&M basketball now in the midst of a similar surge? The Aggies knocked off Kentucky on Saturday and look set to contend in the SEC. That’s not as prestigious in hoops as it might be in football, but it’s more than might have been expected of Texas A&M. Let’s take a closer look at the Aggies, and then take a brief look at something else that will please A&M fans—the basketball struggles of former conference rival Texas.