The Aggies jumped out to an early lead, survived a Cowboy comeback, and cruised to a big 76-61 win win over Oklahoma State.
Senior guard Donald Sloan, playing his last home game, led once again led the Aggies with 19 points.
Texas A&M scored the first nine points of the game, and extended their lead to thirteen 24-11, when David Loubeau hit a 2-point jumper at the 10:27 mark in the first half.
Oklahoma State fought back to tie the game, 28-28, when James Anderson made two free throws with 6:10 to go in the first half.
It was close the rest of the first half, with the Aggies taking a 38-35 lead into halftime.
The Aggies were hot to start the second half, scoring the first 14 points to opening up a seventeen point lead, 52-35, when Dash Harris hit a 3-pointer just three minutes into the second half.
Two more free throws by James Anderson pulled Oklahoma State back to within eight, 59-51, with just over eight minutes left in the game.
From there, Texas A&M bucckled down and cruised to a fifteen point win, 76-61.
Senior guard Donald Sloan, playing his last home game at Texas A&M, once again led the Aggies with 19 points. David Loubeau added 14 points and 5 rebounds. B.J. Homes came back from an ankle injury suffered late in the rout of Texas and came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers for his 12 points.
James Anderson scored 27 points to lead Oklahoma State, but the Aggie defense held Anderson to just 7 of 19 shooting.
Texas A&M (21-8, 10-5 Big 12), improves its Big 12 conference record to 10-5, which is tied for third in the Big 12.
The Aggies locked up an NCAA tourney invite last week and are now playing for a first round bye in the Big 12 toruney and for their seeding in the NCAA tourney.
Texas A&M closes out their regular season on Saturday at noon in Norman when they face Oklahoma (13-16, 4-11 Big 12). A win over the Sooners would likely earn the Aggies a first-round bye in next week's Big 12 tourney.
The Aggies are probably sitting at a Number 5 or 6 seed now, with an opportunity to move up with a win over Oklahoma and a good Big 12 tourney showing.
The loss by Oklahoma State (20-9, 8-7 Big 12) leaves the Cowboys on the NCAA tourney bubble, probably needing a home win over Nebraska on Saturday to lock up their NCAA tourney invite.