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Texas A&M basketball 2022-23 regular season roster breakdown, stats, and analysis

Texas A&M enters the month of March after a superb regular season that saw the Aggies finish 23-8 overall and 15-3 in the SEC, good for second place in the conference. As compensation for their success this year the Aggies enter the SEC tournament as the top-tier threat to dethrone Alabama, while they also await to hear their name called on Selection Sunday. The latter is arguably a given at this point.

With regular season celebrations in the rearview mirror, it’s now full steam ahead with focus and energy toward tournament season. But before the madness of March ensues, it’s worth a look back on the 14-man roster that propelled Texas A&M to a stellar season.

We break down each player’s 2022-23 stats below, as well as recap with a quick analysis:

No. 0 Dexter Dennis

Feb 15, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Dexter Dennis (0) gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he exits the court after the win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 15, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Dexter Dennis (0) gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he exits the court after the win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 15, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Dexter Dennis (0) gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he exits the court after the win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season stats: 9.0 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 1.2 APG

Analysis: The Wichita State transfer has proved dividends for the Aggies as the team’s fifth-leading scorer, appearing in 30 games this season while averaging 28.3 minutes per game. Dennis has bolstered the starting lineup as the team’s veteran floor general and his 0.8 steals per game cannot go unnoticed as well after coming off a 2021-22 season where he was named the ACC’s Defensive Player of the Year.

No. 1 Khalen Robinson

Jan 14, 2023; Columbia, South Carolina; Texas A&M Aggies guard Khalen Robinson (1) drives around South Carolina Gamecocks guard Jacobi Wright (1) in the second half at Colonial Life Arena. Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 14, 2023; Columbia, South Carolina; Texas A&M Aggies guard Khalen Robinson (1) drives around South Carolina Gamecocks guard Jacobi Wright (1) in the second half at Colonial Life Arena. Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 14, 2023; Columbia, South Carolina; Texas A&M Aggies guard Khalen Robinson (1) drives around South Carolina Gamecocks guard Jacobi Wright (1) in the second half at Colonial Life Arena. Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 1.9 PPG, 0.6 RPG, 0.6 APG

Analysis: Robinson appeared in 17 games for the Aggies and averaged just under six minutes per contest, but he provided a nice boost off the bench which is all well and good considering he’s two years removed from season-ending foot surgery back in Arkansas.

No. 2 Hayden Hefner

Jan 18, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Hayden Hefner (2) drives to the basket while Florida Gators guard Myreon Jones (0) defends during the second half at Reed Arena. Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 18, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Hayden Hefner (2) drives to the basket while Florida Gators guard Myreon Jones (0) defends during the second half at Reed Arena. Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 18, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Hayden Hefner (2) drives to the basket while Florida Gators guard Myreon Jones (0) defends during the second half at Reed Arena. Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 3.6 PPG, 0.7 RPG, 0.5 APG

Analysis: Hefner has been a popular name among Aggies basketball fans and his solid impact off the bench warrants the fandom. The junior guard has increased his scoring average each season over his three years at College Station, and he’s been a sign of reliability after appearing in 28 games for Texas A&M with just under 12 minutes played per contest.

No. 3 Erik Pratt

Feb 11, 2023; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; LSU Tigers guard Justice Hill (3) passes the ball against Texas A&M Aggies forward Henry Coleman III (15) and guard Erik Pratt (3) during the first half at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 11, 2023; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; LSU Tigers guard Justice Hill (3) passes the ball against Texas A&M Aggies forward Henry Coleman III (15) and guard Erik Pratt (3) during the first half at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 11, 2023; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; LSU Tigers guard Justice Hill (3) passes the ball against Texas A&M Aggies forward Henry Coleman III (15) and guard Erik Pratt (3) during the first half at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 1.5 PPG, 0.1 RPG, 0.3 APG

Analysis: The JUCO standout out of Seward County Community College had a nice debut season with the Aggies, appearing in eight games and logging just under five minutes per contest. Pratt could have a bright future ahead of him and after shooting 46.5 percent from behind the arc during his freshman JUCO season, he could be an asset liable to space the floor with his deep shooting.

No. 4 Wade Taylor IV

Feb 15, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Wade Taylor IV (4) dribbles the ball during the second half against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 15, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Wade Taylor IV (4) dribbles the ball during the second half against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 15, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Wade Taylor IV (4) dribbles the ball during the second half against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 16.3 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 4.1 APG

Analysis: As Texas A&M’s leading scorer this season, Taylor’s impact on the Aggies’ superb 2022-23 season speaks for itself. The sophomore guard shot 40 percent from the floor and was a strong 86.9 percent shooter from the charity stripe, giving the Aggies a reliable option when he attacks the paint and makes defenses pay for reaching. The accolades are already beginning to build up for Taylor, as he was named a unanimous First Team AP All-American for his regular-season hard work and production.

No. 11 Andersson Garcia

Feb 25, 2023; Starkville, Mississippi; Texas A&M Aggies forward Andersson Garcia (11) muscles to the basket as Mississippi State Bulldogs forward Will McNair Jr. (13) and guard/forward Cameron Matthews (4) defend during the second half at Humphrey Coliseum. Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 25, 2023; Starkville, Mississippi; Texas A&M Aggies forward Andersson Garcia (11) muscles to the basket as Mississippi State Bulldogs forward Will McNair Jr. (13) and guard/forward Cameron Matthews (4) defend during the second half at Humphrey Coliseum. Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 25, 2023; Starkville, Mississippi; Texas A&M Aggies forward Andersson Garcia (11) muscles to the basket as Mississippi State Bulldogs forward Will McNair Jr. (13) and guard/forward Cameron Matthews (4) defend during the second half at Humphrey Coliseum. Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 3.3 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 0.8 APG

Analysis: Attacking the glass has been an x-factor for an Aggies team that averages 38.6 RPG, and Garcia has been a tremendous contributor, particularly in second-chance opportunities. The junior guard averaged 16.3 minutes per game off the bench and averaged nearly five boards per contest. More impressive is that he averaged 2.1 offensive rebounds per game, and if he has the same tenacity heading into tournament season then Texas A&M should be well-suited for success.

No. 13 Solomon Washington

Feb 11, 2023; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Texas A&M Aggies forward Solomon Washington (13) reacts after dunking against LSU Tigers forward Shawn Phillips (34) during the second half at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 11, 2023; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Texas A&M Aggies forward Solomon Washington (13) reacts after dunking against LSU Tigers forward Shawn Phillips (34) during the second half at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 11, 2023; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Texas A&M Aggies forward Solomon Washington (13) reacts after dunking against LSU Tigers forward Shawn Phillips (34) during the second half at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 3.2 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 0.3 APG

Analysis: The freshman forward out of New Orleans proved to be another key contributor in attacking the glass, averaging three boards per game and 1.4 offensive boards alone. Washington appeared in 27 games and averaged 12.1 minutes per game, but if he consistently produces the type of tenacity on the glass like he did in the regular season he could very well prove to be an important contributor for this tournament run, and surely moving forward.

No. 15 Henry Coleman III

COLUMBIA, MO - FEBRUARY 18: Henry Coleman III #15 of the Texas A&M Aggies shoots against Mohamed Diarra #0 of the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Mizzou Arena on February 18, 2023 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images)
COLUMBIA, MO - FEBRUARY 18: Henry Coleman III #15 of the Texas A&M Aggies shoots against Mohamed Diarra #0 of the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Mizzou Arena on February 18, 2023 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, MO – FEBRUARY 18: Henry Coleman III #15 of the Texas A&M Aggies shoots against Mohamed Diarra #0 of the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Mizzou Arena on February 18, 2023 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images)

2022-23 season averages: 9.4 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 0.9 APG

Analysis: Coleman was the blueprint of consistency in his second season with the Aggies, finishing as the team’s third-leading scorer while tying for the share of the title as the leading rebounder with 5.5 boards per game. The junior also increased his shooting percentage from the charity stripe to 72 percent this season, giving Texas A&M a big advantage in feeding him when in the paint.

No. 20 Andre Gordon

Feb 21, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Andre Gordon (20) reacts during the second half against the Tennessee Volunteers at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 21, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Andre Gordon (20) reacts during the second half against the Tennessee Volunteers at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 21, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Andre Gordon (20) reacts during the second half against the Tennessee Volunteers at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 2.2 PPG, 1.7 RPG, 1.3 APG

Analysis: The senior guard saw his overall production dip in 2022-23 and it’s safe to say that a lower volume of opportunities on the court was a determining factor. Gordon averaged 15.6 minutes per game this season which marked the lowest in his four-year career with the Aggies, and it coincided with a significant dip in shooting efficiency. He finished with a 31 percent clip from the field, a drop from his 42 percent average a season ago.

No. 22 Davin Watkins

2022-23 season averages: 0.5 PPG, 0.0 RPG, 0.0 APG

Analysis: The sophomore guard played sparingly this season as he logged just two game appearances with an average of 1.5 minutes per contest. Those were two fewer games than the four he played in during his freshman season.

No. 23 Tyrece Radford

Mar 4, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Tyrece Radford (23) controls the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the second half at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 4, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Tyrece Radford (23) controls the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the second half at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 4, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies guard Tyrece Radford (23) controls the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the second half at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 13.3 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 2.4 APG

Analysis: Radford finished as the Aggies’ second-leading scorer but it coincided with what was the statistically best season of his collegiate career. The senior guard increased his scoring output to 13.3 PPG while making a huge leap at the charity stripe, shooting 80 percent from the free throw line after logging a 67 percent average last season. He also proved to be the epitome of a two-way player, averaging nearly a steal per game (0.9) through the regular season.

No. 31 Javonte Brown

Texas A&M's Javonte Brown, facing, hugs former Texas A&M football tight end Jalen Wydermyer following a victory in an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in the third round of the NIT in College Station, Texas, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. (Michael Miller/College Station Eagle via AP)
Texas A&M's Javonte Brown, facing, hugs former Texas A&M football tight end Jalen Wydermyer following a victory in an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in the third round of the NIT in College Station, Texas, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. (Michael Miller/College Station Eagle via AP)

Texas A&M’s Javonte Brown, facing, hugs former Texas A&M football tight end Jalen Wydermyer following a victory in an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in the third round of the NIT in College Station, Texas, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. (Michael Miller/College Station Eagle via AP)

2022-23 season averages: 1.7 PPG, 1.7 RPG, 0.2 APG

Analysis: Brown played some big minutes for the Aggies last season but the script has flipped in 2022-23. The junior big man has averaged just 3.3 minutes per game in six games this season after appearing in 31 contests a year ago. To be fair, it’s hard to justify taking away minutes from Marble, Coleman, Washinton, or Garcia. The latter played particularly well this season, so for Brown, it just may be a factor of limited chances.

No. 34 Julius Marble

Feb 21, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies forward Julius Marble (34) drives to the basket against Tennessee Volunteers forward Tobe Awaka (11) during the second half at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 21, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies forward Julius Marble (34) drives to the basket against Tennessee Volunteers forward Tobe Awaka (11) during the second half at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 21, 2023; College Station, Texas; Texas A&M Aggies forward Julius Marble (34) drives to the basket against Tennessee Volunteers forward Tobe Awaka (11) during the second half at Reed Arena. Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 9.3 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 0.4 APG

Analysis: The big man averaged career-highs in points (9.3) and rebounds (4.2) in his lone season with the Aggies after transferring from Michigan State. His achievements were even better to witness given the turnaround since his early season struggles, where it took a minute for him to adjust to Buzz Williams’ style of play. Since averaging just 7.7 PPG early on, he bumped that average to 10.4 PPG versus SEC foes while averaging 1.5 offensive rebounds.

No. 35 Manny Obaseki

Dec 17, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee; Texas A&M Aggies head coach Buzz Williams embraces guard Manny Obaseki (35) as Obaseki checks out of the game during the first half against the Memphis Tigers at FedExForum. Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 17, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee; Texas A&M Aggies head coach Buzz Williams embraces guard Manny Obaseki (35) as Obaseki checks out of the game during the first half against the Memphis Tigers at FedExForum. Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 17, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee; Texas A&M Aggies head coach Buzz Williams embraces guard Manny Obaseki (35) as Obaseki checks out of the game during the first half against the Memphis Tigers at FedExForum. Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

2022-23 season averages: 6.3 PPG, 1.6 RPG, 1.2 APG

Analysis: Injuries put a damper on the sophomore guard’s season as he was sidelined for over two months in the aftermath of a hand injury that occurred in a win against Florida back on January 4. But when he did make it back on the court he made the most of his opportunity, averaging 6.3 points (an uptick from 3.6 PPG last year) while shooting 45 percent from the floor. Obaseki is one of the Aggies’ ascending players and his presence alone provides Texas A&M with a much-welcomed scoring boost off the bench.

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