ESPN will be in attendance for the 16th meeting between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Avery Johnson and the Alabama men’s basketball team will begin SEC play inside of Coleman Coliseum against the Texas A&M Aggies and will broadcast live on ESPN2 on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 5 p.m. CT.

The Aggies are starting this season with their best since 2006-07 and has defeated every opponent this season by double-figures including a 88-65 victory over #18 West Virginia in the season-opener and a 75-59 victory over #25 USC.

The Crimson Tide hold a 10-5 lead in the series against the Aggies. Alabama will remain at home tomorrow against Rhode Island before travelling to Tucson to play the Arizona Wildcats on December 9.