The Aggies were scheduled to begin their season Nov. 25 against No. 15 West Virginia but now will play their season opener at home on Nov. 29 against the University of New Orleans.
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Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolina’s Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his team’s strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, it’s SEC preview time with the guys debating whether Tennessee or Kentucky is the class of the league, throwing a sock at LSU, weighing if Florida is primed for a bounce back year, and worry for Georgia (47:52). Finally, Arkansas’ Eric Musselman hops on to discuss his array of masks, the impact of adding three grad transfers to his team, implementing the Milwaukee Bucks offense and getting bullied by his wife on Twitter (1:06:13).
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- Ex-Texas A&M star guard dies after battling virus
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Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the NBA Finals, why LeBron needs to be guarding Jimmy Butler, the mental strain of living in the bubble since July and conference channels in need of programming. Then, Texas A&M head coach Buzz Williams hops on for a rare interview to discuss watching his players succeed in the NBA Playoffs, the day Tom Crean left Marquette, recruiting Jimmy Butler, Jae Crowder’s instincts, selling Butler to evaluators before the draft and how he’s become a better dad during the pandemic (16:31).
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David Edwards, a former Texas A&M guard who holds the school's single-season record for total assists from his play in the early 1990s, has died of complications from the coronavirus. Former St. John's guard Lee Green also died after battling the virus.
Wendell Mitchell scored 25 points and Texas A&M defeated Arkansas 77-69 on Saturday in the teams’ regular-season finale.
Josh Nebo scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and Texas A&M survived a frenetic last-minute rally attempt to upset No. 17 Auburn 78-75 on Wednesday night.