Jones, No. 24 Texas A&M beat No. 16 Baylor 80-61

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Jalen Jones and Danuel House scored 17 points apiece, and No. 24 Texas A&M beat No. 16 Baylor 80-61 on Saturday night.

The Aggies scored 14 of the game's first 16 points and led 51-30 at halftime. Jones scored 14 in the first half.

Lester Medford scored 16 points for Baylor, which beat Texas A&M 77-63 at home last season in their first meeting since the Aggies bolted the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference in 2012.

The Aggies had trouble matching up inside with the Bears last year in Waco, but this time around held a 38-22 advantage in points in the paint.