Texas A&M raced to a 13-0 lead in the first five minutes of play with Northwestern State on Saturday afternoon and cruised to a 89-63 win.
Donald Sloan scored 18 points to lead Texas A&M (10-3).
Starting in place of Roland, Khris Middleton scored 8 points on 2 of 8 shooting.
Texas A&M's David Loubeau scored nine points in the decisive first half and finished with 12.
Aggie forward Bryan Davis had probably his best game of the season, pulling down 12 rebounds, to go with his 4 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocked shots.
Dash Harris had 10 points, 5 assists,m and 3 steals for the Aggies.
The Aggies could have won this game by much more, but chose instead to empty the bench, with 15 players seeing action.
Damon Jones and Charles Clark led Northwestern State (5-7) with 12 points each.
The Aggies host North Dakota on Tuesday night before opening Big 12 play against Nebraska next Saturday.