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Texas A&M vs. SE Louisiana Preview/GameThread

Texas A&M welcomes SE Louisiana (0-1) to the friendly confines and attempts to improve to 2-0 (7:00pm; SEC Network+; WatchESPN)

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Put simply, the Aggies looked great in their home opener on Friday. Sure, it's USC Upstate... but we played some really pretty basketball.

Let's keep the train moving and take a look at tonight's opponent - the SE Louisiana Lions

The Lions hail from the Southland conference

And the Southland, home to thirteen squads spread across the ARK-LA-TEX area, is slightly more reputable than the home of our prior opponents (the Atlantic Sun). Slightly.

SELA was picked to finish seventh in the 2015-2016 pre-season poll.

An all-conference team with five players?

Yes. The Southland executes their all-conference teams rationally, picking five players each for the first and second team. Zay Jackson, a senior shooting guard (15.4 PPG; 36.6 MPG; 4.6 APG), nabbed a second team selection for the Lions.

So we should guard Jackson, then?

Yes, we should. Jackson dropped 19 points in the Lions season-opening 90-77 loss at TCU, and he was the only SELA player to reach double digits.

This one should be relatively comfortable.


TV: SEC Network + or online via WatchESPN

Tip-off: 7:00 PM

Location: Reed Arena