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Texas A&M Basketball will find out it’s NCAA Tournament fate on Sunday afternoon

Texas A&M’s (20-14, 9-9 SEC) SEC Tournament run ended disappointing at the hands of the hot-shooting Florida Gators in the Semifinals, falling 95-90. With the loss, the Aggies will now head back to College Station to await their NCAA Tournament future, which is still unclear according to several Bracketologists.

Using the eye test, the Aggies definitely look like a tournament team after winning five in a row before falling to the Gators, including Friday’s significant 97-87. Star junior point guard Wade Taylor IV scored 62 points in the last two games, while guards Tyrece Radford and the rise of junior guard Manny Obaseki have been nothing short of season-saving.

On paper, Texas A&M’s resume speaks for itself, ending the year with the 21st-ranked strength of schedule, including seven all-important Quad 1 wins and a 13-8 Quad 1 & Quad 2 record. With wins against Florida, Tennessee, Iowa State (neutral court), and two wins over Kentucky, it’s hard to envision a 68-team field without the Maroon & White.

However, just like two seasons ago, nothing is certain, and even though ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi has officially placed A&M in the field and off the bubble as of Saturday night, his prediction is just that: a prediction.

Slated to earn as high as a 10-seed and as low as an 11 or 12-seed, this team will be ready for the challenge and has the playmakers to make some noise in March if invited.

Selection Sunday will take place at 5:00 p.m. CT. and will air on CBS

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