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No. 21 Texas A&M falls to Memphis in close match

73 days ago
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BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, Texas --- The No. 21 Texas A&M men's basketball team dropped a hard-fought 81-75 decision to the Memphis Tigers on Sunday at Reed Arena.

With the loss, the Aggies fall to 7-3, while the Tigers improved to 7-2.

Seven Aggies scored six or more points with junior Manny Obaseki coming off the bench to lead the way with a career-high 21 points. Junior Wade Taylor IV distributed a game-high and season-high seven assists and senior Andersson Garcia matched his career highs with 14 rebounds, including seven offensive boards.

The Tigers took a 38-29 lead into the break after scoring the final nine points of the first stanza after the Aggies had knotted the score at 29-29 at the 2:41 mark. Jace Carter came off the bench to boost the Aggies with seven points in 13 minutes of action in the first half.

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