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Sweet 16 Team Suffered Big Upset In Scrimmage Today

A closeup of Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy.

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 18: Head coach Billy Kennedy of the Texas A&M Aggies looks on against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the second round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 18, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Texas A&M basketball has been to two Sweet 16s in the last three years. Outside of Kentucky, Billy Kennedy has turned the Aggies program into one of the best in the SEC.

Last year, the Aggies blew out No. 2 seed North Carolina in the second round, before falling to eventual national runner-up Michigan.

We're currently in the middle of college basketball scrimmage season, and each year, it seems like there's at least one jarring upset during that time.

Tonight's probably isn't on the shortlist of those, but it isn't a great sign for a team that has been so good over the last few years.

Texas A&M basketball fell to Stephen F. Austin out of the Southland Conference.

The Lumberjacks came out on top 76-72 behind 21 points by junior Kevon Harris.

Jeff Goodman posted a box score from the closed scrimmage:

The 'Jacks are no also-ran, though. SFA has been to the NCAA Tournament five times since 2009, four of which have come in the last five seasons.

In two of those runs, SFA has advanced to the Round of 32, with upset wins over No. 5 VCU in 2014, and No. 3 West Virginia in 2016. Last season, the Lumberjacks lost to Texas Tech in the first round, 70-60, as a No. 14 seed.

A&M opens the regular season with home games against Savannah State and UC Irvine on Nov. 7 and 9 respectively. After that, the Aggies have a really tough trip up to face Gonzaga in Spokane on Nov. 15.