The Alabama men's basketball team will open Southeastern Conference play when it welcomes Texas A&M to Coleman Coliseum on Saturday night. The contest will tip at 5 p.m. on 95.3 The Bear and will be televised on ESPN2.

The contest between Alabama and Texas A&M on Saturday night will mark the 16th meeting in series history and the seventh time the two teams will meet as SEC rivals. Alabama owns a 10-5 edge in the previous 15 games, including having won three of the last four in the series. #WildBillShow