The District 18-5A basketball results from Friday night have the Bryan boys beating College Station 56 to 46, the A&M Consolidated boys beating Rudder 64 to 46, the College Station girls clinching a play-off berth with a 66 to 53 win over Bryan, and the Consol girls moving into a first place tie with 10th-ranked Rudder with a 71 to 49 win over the Lady Rangers. Tomorrow, Rudder will host Bryan for a twin bill with the girls playing at 6 and the boys at 7:30. The Consol boys will play at Livingston, the College Station boys will host Caney Creek, the Consol girls will host Livingston and the College Station girls will play at Caney Creek.
The 8th-ranked Texas A&M men’s basketball team lost to 25th-ranked South Carolina Saturday 81 to 78. It was the Aggies’ first home loss of the season and their third straight conference loss since receiving their highest ever ranking of 5th in the nation. The Aggies will play at Alabama Wednesday night.
The 12th-ranked Texas Aggie women’s team beat 23rd-ranked Tennessee in overtime yesterday 76 to 71. The Aggies will host 11th-ranked Mississippi State Thursday night for their next game.
In pro basketball, the Houston Rockets lost Saturday to Portland 96 to 79. The San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks Friday 116 to 90 and the L-A Lakers Saturday 106 to 102. And, the Mavericks beat Memphis Saturday in overtime 114 to 110.
And, in the NFL championship game last night, Denver beat Carolina 24 to 10. Von Miller became the first Aggie to ever be named a Super Bowl MVP.