Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • Report: Texas A&M's Peyton Allen to transfer

    The Score "Texas A&M is set to lose sophomore guard Peyton Allen, who will transfer, according to NBC Sports' Scott Phillips. Appearing in 32 games last season, the 6-foot-5 Illinois native averaged 4.5 points for A&M. " July 15

  • Avery Johnson Jr. will Transfer to Alabama

    Roll Tide "Alabama men’s basketball head coach Avery Johnson announced Monday that his son and former Texas A&M point guard Avery Johnson Jr. will officially join the Crimson Tide program. Johnson Jr., who will have three years of eligibility remaining, will sit out the..." July 07

  • North Caddo 2016 forward Robert Williams commits to Texas A&M

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "North Caddo forward Robert Williams, who has led the Rebels to back-to-back Top 28 appearances, committed to Texas A&M on Saturday. The 6-foot-8, 210-pound Williams is considered one of the top prospects in the state and is rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals but a four-star prospect and..." June 23

  • Davonte Fitzgerald to transfer to Minnesota from Texas A&M

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Texas A&M transfer Davonte Fitzgerald has committed to the University of Minnesota, a source with knowledge of the situation tells the Star Tribune. Evan Daniels of Scout.com first reported the news. The Gophers had one scholarship remaining in their 2015 class after releasing big man..." May 26

  • Avery Johnson Jr. to transfer, join father at Alabama

    Alabama "Avery Johnson was a regular at Texas A&M basketball games last season, watching and observing his son, Avery Jr., from the crowd while also conducting informal coaching and strategy sessions with Johnson Jr. at places such as local restaurants. Johnson will now get to work much closer with..." May 09

  • Four-star point guard becomes Texas A&M’s first 2016 commitment

    College Basketball Talk "With a talented recruiting class set to join the program this summer, Texas A&M has moved on to working on its 2016 recruiting class. Sunday night the Aggies reeled in their first commitment in that class, as four-star point guard J.J. Caldwell verbally committed to the SEC program according to..." May 04

  • Texas A&M adds point guard in former Westbury Christian standout Collins

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M is adding a point guard to its collection, former South Florida fan favorite Anthony Collins, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The former Westbury Christian standout is graduating this semester, meaning he’ll be eligible to play for the Aggies immediately for his..." April 27

  • UMass basketball picks up commitment from Texas A&M transfer Antwan Space

    Mass Live "Antwan Space, the Texas A&M big man who took a recruiting visit to the University of Massachusetts over the weekend, has committed to transfer to UMass, according to multiple reports Sunday afternoon. A redshirt junior, Space is slated to complete his undergraduate degree at A&M in May and will..." April 20

  • Texas A&M guard Danuel House unlikely to play in SEC tournament

    CBS Sports "Barring a quick recovery, Texas A&M junior guard Danuel House is unlikely to play in the SEC tournament, reports the Houston Chronicle. House suffered a sprained foot during last Tuesday's game at Florida and coach Billy Kennedy said it would be a "stretch" for House to play in the SEC..." March 09

  • Danuel House makes debut for Texas A&M with emphatic dunk

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Highly regarded Houston transfer Danuel House made his season debut for Texas A&M on Sunday after been deemed immediately eligible to participate by the NCAA late last week." November 24

  • NCAA clears Texas A&M's Trocha-Morelos

    CBS Sports "The NCAA has cleared Texas A&M's Tonny Trocha-Morelos, sources told CBSSports.com on Friday night. The Aggies also received a waiver Friday rendering Houston transfer Danuel House immediately eligible to play this season." November 22

  • NCAA clears Danuel House to play for Aggies this season

    Houston Chronicle "Transfer Danuel House has been cleared by the NCAA to play basketball this season for Texas A&M, according to House via a since deleted Twitter post. House, who transferred from Houston, averaged 13 points and five rebounds per game over the past two years for the Cougars. The 6-foot-7 guard, a..." November 21

  • Texas A&M lands another five-star center Elijah Thomas

    ESPN "Texas A&M has capped its outstanding 2015 class by landing a commitment from center Elijah Thomas, the No. 29-ranked player in the ESPN 100. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Thomas chose the Aggies over finalists Oklahoma State, Illinois, SMU and LSU. He took trips to all five schools over the past six..." October 21

  • Dallas-area guard Admon Gilder, a Cowboys target, commits to Texas A&M

    Tulsa World "Madison (Dallas) High guard Admon Gilder, an Oklahoma State target, committed to Texas A&M on Thursday, he announced in a ceremony at his high school. Two weeks after OSU landed point guard Jawun Evans, it hoped it would add the shooting guard Gilder to its Class of 2015. Gilder is a four-star..." October 17

  • Jalen Jones reportedly eligible for entire Texas A&M season

    SI "Texas A&M junior swingman Jalen Jones has been determined to be eligible by the NCAA to participate in the entire upcoming season, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. KBTX in College Station, Texas is reporting that he will be forced to sit the first four games of his senior year in the..." October 08

  • Big week for Billy Kennedy capped by commitment from top-30 D.J. Hogg

    CBS Sports "It's been a great week for Billy Kennedy and Texas A&M. Earlier this week, the school announced a two-year contract extension for Kennedy, to keep him at the school until 2018. On Sunday night, the news got better. The Aggies received a commitment from top-30 prospect D.J. Hogg, the Plano..." September 09

  • Texas A&M basketball coach Billy Kennedy receives contract extension

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M basketball coach Billy Kennedy received a two-year contract extension, through 2018. Texas A&M has not made the NCAA Tournament or NIT in Kennedy’s first three seasons, and played in the College Basketball Invitational after going 18-16 last season. Kennedy is 50-49 at A&M." September 04

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • J'Mychal Reese to transfer to North Texas

    Aggie Sports "Former Texas A&M point guard J'Mychal Reese has decided to transfer to North Texas and will start school July 7. Reese made an official visit Tuesday and announced his decision the next morning via twitter. "Also wanna thank UNT for this opportunity. God is good!!" the former Bryan all-state..." June 26

  • Baylor, Texas A&M schedule home-and-home series

    Our Daily Bears "The somewhat peaceful calm of the last two years sans-Aggie will be but a dream, as Baylor and Texas A&M have agreed to a home-and-home series in men's basketball starting this year. Well, it was only a matter of time, in all likelihood, before we saw one of our major men's sports schedule the..." June 10

  • Former UH guard Danuel House transfers to A&M

    Houston Chronicle "Danuel House averaged nearly 13 points per game during his two seasons at UH. Former Houston guard Danuel House said Sunday he will attend Texas A&M. "I (would) like to thank God and my family for supports and the schools that offer me but I will be attending The University of Texas A&M,"..." June 02

  • Ex-Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury joins Texas A&M as assistant

    CBS Sports "Rick Stansbury is back in college basketball and back in the SEC, as the former Mississippi State coach has joined Texas A&M as an assistant coach, sources confirmed to CBSSports.com. The news was first reported by TexAgs.com. Stansbury parted ways with Mississippi State back in 2012 after..." May 07

  • Jamal Jones announces that he’s leaving Texas A&M

    College Basketball Talk "Texas A&M leading scorer Jamal Jones announced that he will transfer, posting an explanation through his personal Twitter account on Tuesday night. “First off, I wanted to thank A&M, the true fans and my former teammates for their support throughout the year,” he tweeted. “Those things did not..." May 07

  • Texas riches extend to basketball courts

    USA Today "The state of Texas – including all of its more than 268,000 square miles – is still the home to $60 million high school football stadiums, Johnny Football and the NFL franchise that considers itself "America's Team." But as Arlington this week welcomes the men's basketball Final Four – the..." April 02

  • Texas A&M 59, Wyoming 43

    ProSportsDaily "Kourtney Roberson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the host Aggies breezed past the Cowboys in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational. Antwan Space added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Texas A&M (18-15), which will face Illinois State in the quarterfinals. Fabyon..." March 20

  • Missouri 91, Texas A&M 83

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown scored 19 of his 26 points after halftime and Earnest Ross finished with 24 as the eighth-seeded Tigers survived to advance to the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament in Atlanta. Johnathan Williams III collected 11 points and 15 rebounds for Missouri (22-10), which made a..." March 14

  • Auburn 69, Texas A&M 64

    ProSportsDaily "KT Harrell scored 20 points to lead the Tigers to a rare SEC road win over the Aggies. Harrell banged home three 3-pointers and Chris Denson registered 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Tigers (14-15, 6-12). Asauhn Dixon-Tatum notched 12 points and seven rebounds and Allen..." March 09

  • Missouri 57, Texas A&M 56

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown had 20 points as the host Tigers rallied for a wild win to boost their NCAA Tournament hopes. Jordan Clarkson added 14 points for Missouri (21-9, 9-8 SEC), which held on despite 17 turnovers and hit just 1-of-11 from the 3-point line. Earnest Ross scored all seven of his points in..." March 06

  • Texas A&M 71, Mississippi 60

    ProSportsDaily "Jamal Jones scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds as the Aggies downed the visiting Rebels to climb back to the .500 mark in SEC play. Jordan Green added a career-high 16 points for Texas A&M (17-12, 8-8), which shot 50.9 percent from the floor. Kourtney Roberson tallied 13 points while..." March 02

  • Louisiana State 68, Texas A&M 49

    ProSportsDaily "Freshman Jarell Martin hit a career-high four 3-pointers and scored 20 points for the second time in three games as the host Tigers used a huge second-half run to cruise past the Aggies. Johnny O'Bryant III added 15 points and nine rebounds for LSU (17-10, 8-7 SEC), which avenged an 83-73..." February 27

  • Texas A&M 68, Tennessee 65

    ProSportsDaily "Antwan Space knocked down his second game-winning 3-pointer against the Volunteers this season, connecting from the right wing with 2.4 seconds left to lift the host Aggies. Space also hit from behind the arc with 4.4 seconds left in a 57-56 win at Tennessee on Jan. 11, giving him four of his..." February 23

  • Texas A&M 63, Alabama 48

    ProSportsDaily "Jamal Jones scored 19 points and the host Aggies pulled away in the second half for an easy win over the Crimson Tide. Alex Caruso added 14 points and Antwan Space hauled down a career-high 12 rebounds as Texas A&M (15-11, 6-7 SEC) improved to 14-2 at home and won for only the third time in 10..." February 21

  • Report: Texas A&M’s Billy Kennedy talks to SEC about controversial call

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas A&M basketball team has struggled to string together consecutive wins in conference play this season and haven’t done so since the its three-game win streak to begin SEC play in January. The Aggies looked primed for two-straight this weekend on the road against Vanderbilt. With a..." February 18

  • 2014 guard Peyton Allen verbally commits to Texas A&M

    College Basketball Talk "Texas A&M added a player to its 2014 recruiting class on Thursday, as 6-foot-5 shooting guard Peyton Allen verbally committed to the SEC school. Allen, a native of Chatham, Ill., also held offers from schools such as Butler, Tennessee and Vanderbilt. In addition to Allen the Aggies have..." February 14

  • Honor, respect drives Texas A&M hoops recruit

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Texas A&M struck gold. Blessed with a 37-inch vertical leap, unparalleled court vision and a lightning-quick first step, Mansfield Timberview point guard Alex Robinson could have signed with almost any basketball team in the country. Florida State and Miami offered him. Baylor, Marquette,..." February 13

  • Texas A&M's Davonte Fitzgerald (knee) out for season

    CBS Sports "Texas A&M knocked off bubble team LSU on Wednesday night, the Aggies' second win in three games. However, the Aggies followed it up with bad news on Thursday. Freshman forward Davonte Fitzgerald is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the school announced. Fitzgerald, a..." February 13

  • 'Sense of urgency' propels Aggies to first win in six games, 72-52 victory over Miss. State

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M, in citing a "sense of urgency" the Aggies said they repeated in every huddle, snapped a five-game losing streak with a 72-52 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night before 4,626 fans in Reed Arena. Jamal Jones led the Aggies with 20 points and fellow forward Kourtney..." February 06

  • No. 3 Gators don't let up during 69-36 win over Texas A&M

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Texas A&M Aggies were the latest SEC team that was no match for the No. 3 Florida Gators. SEC basketball is down, few will argue otherwise. But during UF's 69-36 rout of Texas A&M Saturday, the Gators were playing against themselves and battling human nature as much as the Aggies. "We..." February 02

  • Gators put win streak on the line against Aggies

    Miami Herald "The third-ranked Florida Gators open up a three-game homestand on Saturday afternoon, as they welcome the Texas A&M Aggies to the O'Connell Center for an SEC affair. Billy Donovan's Gators are one of the hottest teams in the country, bringing a 12-game win streak into this contest. Florida..." February 01

  • Gators wary of Aggies after sluggish victory

    Florida Today "Chris Walker finally steps on the court for Florida on Tuesday against Missouri. First, the Gators host Texas A&M for the first time since the Aggies joined the SEC at 4 p.m. today, seeking their 13th straight win. All’s well for now in Gainesville. Florida is ranked third in AP, fourth in USA..." February 01

  • No. 14 Kentucky outrebounds, outhustles Texas A&M in Aggies loss

    Dallas Morning News "Alex Poythress is more focused on helping Kentucky finish games strong no matter how he's used, and the sophomore reserve forward emphatically proved it against Texas A&M. Poythress scored a season-high 16 points as No. 14 Kentucky routed the Aggies 68-51 on Tuesday night. Poythress and..." January 22

  • Poythress scores season-high 16 points in UK men's 68-51 win over A&M

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Kentucky Coach John Calipari kept gushing about Alex Poythress' play even though the statistics only trickled over boxscores. The more the stat line whispered, the more Calipari extolled the sophomore forward as a burgeoning force. Never mind the numbers, Calipari finally said. What..." January 22