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University of Texas, Texas A&M to renew rivalry -- on hardwood

Jordan Hamilton of the Texas Longhorns drives with the ball against Khris Middleton of the Texas A&M Aggies during their semifinal game in the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 11, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Jordan Hamilton of the Texas Longhorns drives with the ball against Khris Middleton of the Texas A&M Aggies during their semifinal game in the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 11, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (2011 Getty Images)

HOUSTON – The Longhorn-Aggies rivalry is renewed, just not on the gridiron.

The University of Texas and Texas A&M University will go toe-to-toe on the hardwood during the upcoming college basketball season, according to TexAgs.com.

The upcoming non-conference game for the two Texas schools will happen on Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth. Dickies Arena is a new venue that seats 14,000. It's scheduled to open in November.

The last time the teams played each other was in the 2017 preseason in Houston as a part of a charity exhibition game supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. UT won the game 73-69.

Last season, both teams missed the NCAA Tournament, but the Longhorns won the NIT Tournament.

The Aggies hired Buzz Williams as their head coach this offseason.