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Five takeaways from men's basketball game against South Carolina

In the remaining seconds against South Carolina, the Texas A&M men’s basketball team had an opportunity to erase its two-game losing streak. Failure to do so brings the Aggies to a three-way tie for second place. Here are five takeaways from Saturday’s performance.

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Sunday 02/07/2016
Men's tennis stays undefeated, women's compete in ITA Indoors
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 11:12 pm

It was a busy weekend for A&M tennis — the men's team won three matches straight, and the women won two out of three matches at the women's ITA National Indoors Tournament.

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Former A&M students Von Miller, Gary Kubiak earn meaningful Super Bowl 50 victory
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 11:54 pm

The Denver Broncos captured their third Super Bowl after defeating the Carolina Panthers 24-10 with a strong performance from Super Bowl MVP and former student Von Miller, and the Broncos No. 1 ranked NFL defense.

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Texas A&M football releases Dave Christensen amid offensive reconstruction
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 8:57 pm

After only one season with the Aggies, Texas A&M football has announced that Dave Christensen will not return to coach for the 2016 season.

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Women's basketball makes late comeback, win in overtime
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 12:05 am

When No. 12 Texas A&M lost a tightly contested road game to Florida last Thursday, it meant the Aggies had suffered back-to-back losses for the first time of the 2015-2016 season.

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Former Aggie QB and now Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak takes center stage
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 3:18 pm

Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak is well known for his abilities as a coach, having eight seasons of head coaching experience for the Houston Texans under his belt. His journey to Super Bowl 50, however, began long before he took on the head coaching position for the Texans.

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Texas A&M track and field sweeps team titles at last home track meet
Posted: February 07, 2016

Texas A&M track and field won the men’s and women’s team titles at the Charlie Thomas Invitational as they broke three school records.

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Saturday 02/06/2016
Late surge not enough as A&M drops second straight
Updated: February 06, 2016 - 7:21 pm

The Aggies now face something they have not faced all season long – a losing streak.

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Friday 02/05/2016
A&M equestrian outlasts Baylor in the Battle of the Brazos
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 5:53 pm

Texas A&M equestrian bounced back from its loss last week to defeat the Baylor Bears Friday. After a close match, the Aggies caught their victory in the final event of the meet to win 10-8 despite a drastic change of event order.

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Equestrian takes on No. 3 Baylor in a Battle of the Brazos.
Posted: February 05, 2016

After only its second loss of the season, Texas A&M equestrian regroups this week to take on the No. 3 ranked Baylor Bears.

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Von Miller to represent A&M in Super Bowl
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Defensive end Von Miller will be the sole Aggie participating in Super Bowl 50.

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Women’s basketball deserves your respect, attendance
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 12:32 am

A&M is one of only two universities in the country to have its men’s and women’s basketball programs ranked in the top 12 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 rankings.

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Texas A&M loses nail-biter against Florida
Posted: February 05, 2016

Courtney Walker poured in a career-high 31 points on 14-of-27 shooting for No. 12 Texas A&M, but it wasn’t enough. The Aggies fell 83-81 to No. 22 Florida Thursday.

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Aggies aim to bounce back against S.C.
Posted: February 05, 2016

After being heavily defeated on Vanderbilt’s court Thursday night, the Texas A&M men’s basketball team will now attempt to repeat last week’s scenario by garnering a victory at home following a road loss. 

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Men's hoops loses second straight road game, falls to Vanderbilt 77-60
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 8:59 pm

Kevin Stallings and his Vanderbilt Commodores rounded out the regular season of what was a rebuilding 2014-15 with five straight wins.

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Men's and Women's tennis to play UT Rio Grande Valley, Virginia
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 3:08 pm


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National Signing Day brings new recruits amidst turmoil
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 12:13 am

National Signing Day was an up-and-down experience for the Aggies that ended with the landing one of the nation’s top athletes. Once A&M had its class sealed up, head coach Kevin Sumlin discussed his future players, their potential roles and what they mean to the team.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Not all stars burn brightly
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 12:17 am

The vaunted and highly sought after five-star recruit. Typically a player who was the superstar on his high school squad and was recruited by many different schools. The recruit is only 17 or 18 years old and has already met with the smartest minds in college football who try to persuade him to be on their team. The recruit has been dubbed a five-star athlete, but remains only a high school teenager. The youngster still has yet to play ball against college athletes who have proven themselves on a college level.

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Men's tennis tops No. 4 Baylor, improves to 5-0
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 10:24 pm

The No. 3 Texas A&M men's tennis team stayed perfect Wednesday after a big 4-2 win on the road over No. 4 Baylor.

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2016 recruiting class held back by lack of linebacker depth
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:56 am

It has been the same song but a different verse for the Aggies the last two years — two midseason meltdowns and unhappy players transferring away have led to a considerably warmer seat for Kevin Sumlin going into this year.

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Aggies hope to bounce back
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 12:37 am

After a second troubling loss to No. 2 ranked South Carolina, the Texas A&M women’s basketball team has set its sights on the Florida Gators Thursday evening.

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Texas A&M men's basketball faces uphill SEC schedule with first match against Vanderbilt
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 12:25 am

Last week was a win-lose situation for the Aggies. They dropped a close game at Arkansas before returning to College Station and gaining what was their marquee win of the season over then-No. 14 ranked Iowa State.

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National Signing Day Live
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 12:04 am

National signing day has concluded for Texas A&M. The Aggies had an eventful day finishing with the No. 18 ranked recruiting class with a total of eight four-star and thirteen three-star recruits.

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When are you officially committed?
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 12:52 pm

For most teenagers, high school sports is the epitome of competition and schoolwide popularity. For four years, they get the opportunity to play a sport they love in front of their peers and school alumni, building memories and learning life lessons along the way. But for approximately 7.6% of those teenagers, it is a chance to turn lifelong dreams into a reality. To take the next step towards the ultimate goal; to learn the true meaning of a student athlete. This is the life of a college recruit.

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No. 4 Men's tennis take on No. 5 Baylor in Top-5 showdown
Posted: February 03, 2016

After qualifying for the ITA National Indoor Championships tournament with a 4-0 win over Boise State, the undefeated and No. 4 Aggie men’s tennis team looks to keep their early win streak alive as they travel to Waco to face No. 5 Baylor in their first true test of the young season.

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Men’s golf finishes sixth at Sea Best Invitational
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 12:37 am

After 54 holes of golf at Sawgrass' Dye's Valley Course, the Texas A&M men’s golf team finished in sixth place in their first tournament of spring at the Sea Best Invitational in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Meet the recruits
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Today is National Signing Day and Texas A&M has a promising cast of 2016 recruits with six ESPN-300 commits on the squad. With a total of 19 commits for the Aggies, an impressive total of 11 four-star athletes will secure some relief for a bright future in Aggieland. The Battalion wraps up a week-long series of profiles on impressive expected incoming players. Follow our Twitter feed for the live coverage of recruits as they sign.

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A rundown of Sumlin-era recruits
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 2:36 am

Under the direction of head coach Kevin Sumlin, the recruiting classes since “Johnny Heisman” have consistently grown with talent, landing big recruits from ESPN’s 300 each off-season.

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Monday 02/01/2016
How meaningful are the stars?
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 9:25 am

Before a single snap or the first play, media outlets and fan bases across the nation already rank the incoming crop of high school athletes by a simple system — stars, ranked two to five.

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Meet the recruits
Updated: February 01, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Tomorrow is National Signing Day and Texas A&M has a promising cast of 2016 recruits with a total of seven ESPN-300 commits on the squad. With a total of 20 commits for the Aggies, an impressive total of 12 4-star athletes will secure some relief for a bright future in Aggieland. As part of a week-long feature leading up to the athletes signing the dotted line, The Battalion will feature profiles of expected incoming players.

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Sunday 01/31/2016
Women's hoops comes up short in thriller against South Carolina
Updated: January 31, 2016 - 11:23 pm

The last time the No. 10 Texas A&M women’s basketball team squared off against No. 2 South Carolina, they left the Palmetto State with a devastating one-point loss.

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Five Takeaways from A&M's big victory over Iowa State
Updated: January 31, 2016 - 10:01 pm

Coming off a tough road loss to Arkansas on Wednesday, the Texas A&M men’s basketball team came back to a sold out Reed Arena and rose to the occasion—defeating No. 14 Iowa State 72-62. Here are a couple of things that we learned.

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Women's tennis falls at the hands of No. 5 North Carolina
Updated: January 31, 2016 - 5:41 pm

The Aggie women’s tennis team suffered its first loss of the season in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Sunday falling 4-0 at the hands of No. 5 North Carolina, splitting its recent road trip 1-1 and bringing the team’s record to 3-1 overall.

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Barberena submits Northcutt in second round
Posted: January 31, 2016

In his third UFC appearance since October, Sage Northcutt fell to Bryan Barberena in Saturday’s welterweight bout in Newark, New Jersey.

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Saturday 01/30/2016
A&M track finishes second and ninth at the Razorback Invitational
Posted: January 30, 2016

Texas A&M track and field traveled to Fayetteville, Arkansas to face arguably their toughest competition to date—the No. 3 men led the scoring on day one of the Razorback Invitational but finished second on Saturday with 105.5 points. The No. 20 women tallied 28.5 points to finish ninth out of 13 teams.

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Down to the wire
Updated: January 30, 2016 - 5:20 pm

Although Texas A&M equestrian claimed MVP awards in all events, it fell just short of avenging their season-opening loss to Georgia. This time at home, the Aggies were outmatched Saturday based on the final few rides of the meet.

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It's a House Party
Updated: January 30, 2016 - 5:09 pm

After losing against Arkansas three days earlier, the No. 5 Texas A&M Aggies captured a much needed win against a strong No. 14 Iowa State Cyclone team 72-62 and kept its home winning streak alive improving to 13-0 this season at Reed Arena.

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Men’s swim and dive breezes past SMU on senior night
Updated: January 30, 2016 - 10:03 am

The Texas A&M men’s swimming and diving defeated SMU Friday night on the final meet of the season as they prepare for SEC Championships.

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Friday 01/29/2016
A&M to face No. 5 North Carolina in big road test
Posted: January 29, 2016

The No. 9 Aggie women’s tennis team continues its road trip this Sunday as they take to the east coast to take on No. 5 North Carolina in another big test on the road.

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No. 4 equestrian looks to seek a victory over No. 2 Bulldogs
Posted: January 29, 2016

The stakes and expectations rise for Texas A&M equestrian as it returns to the spring semester with a familiar foe, the No. 2 ranked Georgia Bulldogs.

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Thursday 01/28/2016
Injured, not ended: Jordan Jones returns to the courts
Updated: January 28, 2016 - 11:57 pm

After tearing her ACL, there were times Texas A&M senior point guard Jordan Jones didn’t think she would ever return to be the player who had been named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year in each of the past two seasons. However, under the direction of  a physical therapist, Jones made it back and was ready for 2016 preseason practice and the season opener.

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Team celebrates seniors’ legacy at final meet
Updated: January 29, 2016 - 8:01 am

Fresh off an upset victory over No. 22 ranked LSU in Baton Rouge, the Texas A&M men’s swimming and diving team looks end their season with a victory Friday as they host SMU on Senior Night.

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A&M Track preps for talent-rich Arkansas Invitational
Updated: January 29, 2016 - 1:30 am

The No. 3 Aggie men and No. 20 Aggie women travel to Fayetteville, Arkansas for the  Razorback Invitational Friday and Saturday, experiencing their toughest competition this season.

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Coming In Clutch: Anthony Collins finds niche at A&M after University of South Florida transfer
Updated: January 29, 2016 - 9:41 am

After four years of soaking up the rays of the Florida sun, Anthony Collins decided to come back to his true home – Texas.

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No. 5 A&M to host Iowa State in Top 15 showdown
Updated: January 29, 2016 - 9:42 am

No. 5 A&M and No. 14 Iowa State enter Saturday’s matchup with different narratives as of late.

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Northcutt to make quick weight change for Barberena matchup
Updated: January 30, 2016 - 5:18 pm

A&M engineering freshman and Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Sage Northcutt (7-0) will look to extend his win streak to 8-0 as he steps into the Octagon once more to take on Bryan Barberena (10-3) Saturday.

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A&M women's basketball escapes Alabama's upset bid
Updated: January 28, 2016 - 11:08 pm

The Aggies sealed a victory against Alabama Thursday after senior guard Jordan Jones drew a last-second charge to wave off a potential game-winning basket.

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One loss doesn't stop Reed Arena from selling out
Updated: January 28, 2016 - 11:44 pm

With students and local fans piling into Reed Arena at much higher rates for the No. 5 A&M men’s basketball team, there is a possibility that students with passes will be turned away from Saturday’s game.

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No. 9 A&M women shuts out No. 15 Baylor to remain undefeated
Updated: January 28, 2016 - 12:12 am

The No. 9 A&M women's tennis team made a statement yesterday after blanking No. 15 Baylor on the road to improve to 3-0 on the young season.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Aggies head to Tuscaloosa after long break
Posted: January 27, 2016

The No. 10 Texas A&M Aggies are headed to Tuscaloosa Thursday coming off of a long weekend of rest. A&M will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on their home court before heading back to Reed Arena this weekend.

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