Former Cleveland Blue Raider JaCobi Wood Leads Upset For Murray St Over Texas A&M
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Murray State took down No. 24 Texas A&M 88-79 on Thursday in the Myrtle Beach Invitational behind 23 points from JaCobi Wood.
The Racers (2-1) will take on UMass in the semifinals while Texas A&M (2-1) faces Colorado on Friday.
The victory was the first for Murray State over a ranked team in a decade. The Aggies made their first appearance this week in The Associated Press Top 25 since Jan. 1, 2017.
Wood led a foursome of transfers who were in double figures for the Racers, who shot 50% and made 10 of 22 3-point attempts.
Tyrece Radford scored 19 points to lead Texas A&M, going over 1,000 for his career. Wade Taylor IV added 16, Manny Obaseki scored 12 and Julius Marble had 11. The Aggies shot just 38% after hitting better than 50% in its first two games.