2018 NCAA Tournament: Texas A&M basketball live updates, score against Providence

The Texas A&M basketball team takes on the Providence Friars in a 2018 NCAA Tournament game. Below you can find game time, television and online information for the game.

The Aggies are a No. 7 seed and one of 8 SEC teams to make the NCAA Tournament. The Aggies did not make the tournament last year but did make the Sweet 16 in 2016.

2018 NCAA Tournament: Texas A&M basketball-Providence game time

Texas A&M basketball will take on Providence at approximately 12:15 p.m.. ET. The game will be played in Charlotte.

2018 NCAA Tournament: Texas A&M basketball-Providence TV channel

The Texas A&M basketball-Providence NCAA Tournament game will air on CBS. It will be the first game of the day on Friday.

2018 NCAA Tournament: Texas A&M basketball-Providence how to watch online

You can watch the Texas A&M basketball-Providence NCAA Tournament game using the NCAA March Madness app, which you can find by click here.

2018 NCAA Tournament: Texas A&M basketball live updates


2018 NCAA Tournament: Texas A&M basketball preview

The Aggies enter the NCAA Tournament with a 20-12 record and went 9-9 in the SEC. Texas A&M did lose in its last game, as the Aggies were beaten by Alabama and Collin Sexton at the buzzer in the SEC Tournament.

Texas A&M is led by its formidable front court duo of Tyler Davis and Robert Williams. Davis is the team’s leading scorer, as he averages 14.5 points per game and 8.8 rebounds Williams averages 10.3 points per game and 9.0 rebounds per game while also adding 2.6 blocks per game. Williams is projected to be a first round pick in the upcoming NBA draft.

In addition to Davis and Williams, the Aggies have 2 other players who average double figures in Admon Gilder and DJ Hogg. The Aggies will however be without point guard Duane Wilson, who is out for the season with an injury.

For Providence, the Friars are led by coach Ed Cooley. The Friars went to the Big East Tournament final, where they took the Villanova Wildcats to overtime, just a day after upsetting Xavier, also a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, in the semifinals. Providence has 3 players who average double figures in Rodney Bullock(14.0), Alpha Diallo(13.0) and Kyron Cartwright(11.8).

The game will be played Charlotte, N.C. The winner meets the winner of North Carolina-Lipscomb in the second round. Below you can find the full schedule of games for Thursday and Friday.

Thursday, March 15

  • No. 7 Rhode Island vs. No. 10 Oklahoma 12:15 p.m.| CBS |  (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 14 Wright State 12:40 p.m. | truTV | (Dallas)
  • No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 13 UNC Greensboro 1:30 p.m.| TNT | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Penn 2 p.m. | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Iona 2:45 p.m.| CBS | (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 6 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 11 Loyola-Chicago 3:10 p.m. | truTV | (Dallas)
  • No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 12 South Dakota State 4 p.m. | TNT | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 8 Seton Hall vs. No. 9 N.C. State 4:30 p.m. | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 LIU Brooklyn/Radford 6:50 p.m. | TNT (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Davidson 7:10 p.m. | CBS | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 6 Houston vs. No. 11 San Diego State 7:20 p.m.  | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 7:27 p.m.| truTV | (Dallas)
  • No. 8 Virginia Tech vs. No. 9 Alabama 9:20 p.m. | TNT | (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 13 Buffalo 9:50 p.m. | CBS | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 14 Montana 10:00 p.m. | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 6 Florida vs. No. 11 St. Bonaventure/UCLA  10:10 p.m. |  truTV | (Dallas)

Friday, March 16

  • No. 7 Texas A&M vs. No. 10 Providence | 12:15 p.m. ET | CBS
  • No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 15 CS Fullerton | 12:40 p.m | truTV
  • No. 4 Wichita State vs. No. 13 Marshall | 1:30 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 2 Cincinnati vs. No. 15 Georgia State | 2 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 15 Lipscomb | 2:45 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 7 Arkansas vs. No. 10 Butler | 3:10 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Murray State | 4 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Texas | 4:30 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 8 Creighton vs. No. 9 Kansas State | 6:50 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 14 Bucknell | 7:10 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 1 Xavier vs. No. 16 NC Central/Texas Southern | 7:20 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 4 Auburn vs. No. 13 College of Charleston | 7:27 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 1 Virginia vs. No. UMBC | 9:20 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 6 TCU vs. No. 11 Arizona State/Syracuse | 9:40 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 8 Missouri vs. No. 9 Florida State | 9:50 p.m. | TBS

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