Having ousted the Tar Heels and the Providence Friars, the Aggies head to Los Angeles and a showdown with the Michigan Wolverines (30-7), who beat Houston 64-63 on a miracle 3-pointer at the buzzer Saturday night.
The Aggies, on the other hand, were getting pretty much whatever the wanted, pushing their lead to 42-28 at the half.
Michigan, according to the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas, will be the favorite for the third straight game of the tournament as they are now listed as a 3-point favorite over Texas A&M. The game starts at 7:37 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
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Texas A&M is hot at the right moment, going 9-3 SU and 8-4 ATS over its last 12 games.
We're in the heart of March Madness, and it's the wonderful time of year where awesome buzzer-beaters are commonplace. But he missed two free-throws, giving the Wolverines life, and they gladly took advantage when freshman Jordan Poole tossed one in from about 28 feet on the final play.
Like the Aggies, Michigan is an aggressive defensive squad.
Michigan's winning streak now sits at 11 in a row, with nine covers. Davis leads the Aggies with an average of 14.6 points per game while Williams leads Texas A&M in rebounding with 9.3 boards per game and Gilder leads the Aggies in assists with 2.6 assists per game this season.
The Aggies are coming off one of the greatest performances in program history. Sophomore Kelly Campbell contributed another all-around game with 17 points, six rebounds and five assists, while senior Amarah Coleman also finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists before fouling out with 9:05 left in the fourth quarter. MI had a better turnover percentage (9.4 vs. 13.6).