COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Returning to the friendly confines of its home court after a two-game road swing, the Texas A&M men's basketball team will host Georgia in SEC action at Reed Arena on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Texas A&M (12-6, 2-3 SEC) comes into the contest looking to shake off a pair of close losses on the road that followed a 2-0 start to league play. The Aggie men's basketball program will also be seeking a milestone 1,300th career victory Saturday as in 101 season on the hardwood Texas A&M owns an all-time record of 1,299-1,183.
Junior guard Fabyon Harris continues his adjustment to the Division I level but is finding his groove offensively. The Chicago native is coming off a career-best 19 point effort during his last outing on Wednesday at LSU.
Harris has reached double-figures in scoring during six of his last nine games and averages 12.2 points per game during SEC play to rank second on the team behind Elston Turner's 15.4 points per contest.
Georgia, meanwhile, enters the weekend with a 7-11 overall record on the season and a 1-4 mark in SEC play. Sophomore guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, a first-team Preseason All-SEC honoree, highlights the Bulldog line-up by averaging a team-leading 17.1 points per contest.
Fourth-year head Coach Mark Fox holds a 57-57 record during his tenure in Athens and has led the Bulldogs to the NCAA Tournament as recently as 2011.