Monday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules

Acy double-double powers Baylor over Texas 77-72

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whether rebounding or scoring — or both — Quincy Acy put the No. 13 Baylor Bears on his strong shoulders and carried them to a big victory.

Acy had 22 points and 16 rebounds and provided the key scoring punch down the stretch to push the Bears to a tough 77-72 win over Texas on Monday night.

Baylor rallied from a 12-point deficit early in the second half and Acy scored seven straight points to give the Bears a five-point lead with under 3 minutes to play. Johnathan Holmes made a 3-pointer to pull Texas within 71-70 before Pierre Jackson made six consecutive free throws to put the game away for Baylor (23-5, 10-5 Big 12).

J'Covan Brown, scored 18 to lead the Longhorns (17-11, 7-8), but had a critical turnover with 12 seconds left that prevented Texas from shooting for a tie.

Brady Heslip scored 12 for Baylor and helped spark the Bears' rally with three 3-pointers in the second half.

While Heslip started the rally, it was Acy who refused to let Baylor lose this one. His powerful moves in the post and tough rebounding took over the game while the Bears are still looking for standout forward Perry Jones III to shake off his scoring slump.

Baylor shot just 40 percent but Acy grabbed eight offensive rebounds to keep possessions alive and went 8 of 11 from the free throw line.

How the Top 25 fared on Monday:

  1. Kentucky (26-1) did not play. Next: at Mississippi State, Tuesday.

  2. Syracuse (27-1) did not play. Next: vs. South Florida, Wednesday.

  3. Missouri (25-2) did not play. Next: vs. Kansas State, Tuesday.

  4. Kansas (22-5) did not play. Next: at Texas A&M, Wednesday.

  5. Duke (23-4) did not play. Next: at No. 15 Florida State, Thursday.

  6. Michigan State (22-5) did not play. Next: at Minnesota, Wednesday.

  7. North Carolina (23-4) did not play. Next: at N.C. State, Tuesday.

  8. Ohio State (22-5) did not play. Next: vs. Illinois, Tuesday.

  9. Georgetown (20-5) did not play. Next: at Seton Hall, Tuesday.

  10. Marquette (22-5) did not play. Next: vs. Rutgers, Wednesday.

  11. Michigan (20-7) did not play. Next: at Northwestern, Tuesday.

  12. Florida (21-6) did not play. Next: vs. Auburn, Tuesday.

  13. Baylor (23-5) beat Texas 77-72. Next: vs. Oklahoma, Saturday.

  14. Murray State (26-1) did not play. Next: at Tennessee State, Thursday.

  15. Florida State (19-7) did not play. Next: vs. No. 5 Duke, Thursday.

  16. Wisconsin (20-7) did not play. Next: at Iowa, Thursday.

  17. Louisville (21-6) did not play. Next: at Cincinnati, Thursday.

  18. New Mexico (22-4) did not play. Next: at Colorado State, Tuesday.

  19. Wichita State (24-4) did not play. Next: at Illinois State, Wednesday.

  20. Notre Dame (19-8) did not play. Next: vs. West Virginia, Wednesday.

  21. UNLV (22-6) did not play. Next: vs. Boise State, Wednesday.

  22. Temple (21-5) did not play. Next: at La Salle, Wednesday.

  23. Indiana (20-7) did not play. Next: vs. N.C. Central, Wednesday.

  24. San Diego State (20-6) did not play. Next: vs. Wyoming, Wednesday.

  25. Virginia (20-6) did not play. Next: at Virginia Tech, Tuesday.

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