Baylor Bears guard Jake Lindsey (3) shoots against Texas Longhorns guard Eric Davis (10) during the second half at the Frank Erwin Events Center. Baylor won 78-64. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY
Baylor was one of the biggest risers in this week’s college basketball rankings, moving up six positions in both the Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches Poll.
Baylor rode big wins over No. 13 Iowa State and No. 24 Texas to No. 19 in the AP poll and 16 in the coaches poll.
After a week looking on from the outside, Texas A&M returned to the AP poll at No. 21. The Aggies recovered from a four-game skid with wins over Mississippi and No. 14 Kentucky. They rose three spots to No. 21 in the coaches poll.
Following a loss to Connecticut and a win over East Carolina, SMU fell three spots to No. 24 in the AP poll.
Texas rose a spot in the AP poll to No. 24 despite the loss to Baylor. A win over 10th-ranked West Virginia helped improve their…