The Aggie men's basketball team is making history.
Lead by head coach Billy Gillispie, Texas A&M (7-0) has achieved the highest ranking in program history with a No. 6 rating in both the Associated Press Poll and the ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll, released Monday.
The undefeated Aggies tied the previous high last week of No. 8, reached during the 1959-60 season.
The competition gets exponentially fiercer this week as Texas A&M takes on No. 9 LSU (4-1) in Baton Rouge on Tuesday and No. 1 UCLA (6-0) on Saturday in the John Wooden Classic at Anaheim's Honda Center. The last time A&M beat a ranked non-conference opponent during the regular season was in 1978-79, when the Aggies beat Kentucky, 73-69, at Rupp Arena.
The surging Aggies have a score to settle with the Tigers. LSU eliminated A&M from the 2006 NCAA Tournament with a dramatic 58-57 victory in the second round in Jacksonville. LSU's Darrell Mitchell sunk a 22-foot three-pointer with 3.9 seconds left, winning the game for the Tigers and leading LSU on a trip to the Final Four.
Texas A&M is 7-0 for the third straight year under Billy Gillispie.
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