COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -Bryan Davis scored 22 points and B.J. Holmes hit three late 3-pointers to lead Texas A&M to a 78-71 victory over No. 20 Baylor on Saturday.
The Bears (17-5, 4-4 Big 12) led for most of the game until Baylor was able to rally behind the key 3-pointers by Holmes.
Texas A&M (17-6, 6-3), the Big 12's worst 3-point shooting team, stayed true to form for most of the game, finishing 4 of 18 from behind the arc. But Holmes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made 3s with 5:19 and 4:52 remaining to bring the Aggies within one point each time.
The Aggies, who won their third straight, took the lead at 65-64 on a free throw by Davis with 3:21 remaining, and Donald Sloan the went 7 of 8 from the free throw line over the final 3:02. Holmes came through again from long range with 1:31 remaining, when his 3-pointer gave A&M a 72-66 lead.
LaceDarius Dunn led the Bears with 23 points.
Sloan finished with 20 points.
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