Games against Gonzaga, Oregon State and Oklahoma State highlight the eight-game nonconference home slate this season for the Texas A&M men’s basketball team under first-year coach Buzz Williams.
Gonzaga, coming off an NCAA tournament Elite Eight appearance, will be at Reed Arena on Nov. 15. The West Coast Conference champions went 33-4 last season. Oregon State, which went 18-13 last season and tied for fourth place in the Pac-12 Conference, will be at Reed Arena on Dec. 21. Former Big 12 Conference opponent Oklahoma State, which went 12-20 last season including a 5-13 league record to finish next to last, will play the Aggies on Jan. 25 as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
A&M will play Texas A&M-Kingsville in an exhibition game Nov. 1 at Reed Arena.
A&M will open the regular season against Northwestern State on Nov. 6 at Reed Arena. A&M also will host Louisiana-Monroe (Nov. 11), Troy (Nov. 20), Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Dec. 15) and Texas Southern (Dec. 30).
The Southeastern Conference schedule will be announced soon.