No. 1 Kansas Defeats Texas A&M, 59-54
Feb. 15, 2010
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Xavier Henry scored 12 points, including several free throws down the stretch, to help top-ranked Kansas escape with a 59-54 win over No. 24 Texas A&M on Monday night.
It's the 11th consecutive victory for Kansas (25-1, 11-0 Big 12) and breaks a 16-game home winning streak for Texas A&M (18-7, 7-4).
Kansas trailed for much of the second half and was behind by four before going on a 7-2 run, capped by a free throw by Henry, to take a 55-54 lead with 3 1/2 minutes remaining. The Jayhawks pushed the lead to 57-54 moments later when Bryan Davis was called for goaltending on a shot by Cole Aldrich.
Henry hit two more free throws with about 30 seconds remaining to seal the win.
Marcus Morris and Aldrich added 12 points apiece for Kansas.
Texas A&M was led by David Loubeau's 17 points and Donald Sloan had 15.