STILLWATER, Okla. - Dominique Kirk hit the go-ahead free throws with 44 seconds left, and 18th-ranked Texas A&M held on for a 59-56 victory over Oklahoma State Saturday.
After Kirk put the Aggies up 57-56, the Cowboys squandered their first chance to move ahead when forward Ibrahima Thomas came up empty on two foul shots with 20 seconds left.
Texas A&M's Donald Sloan was fouled after grabbing the rebound, but missed the front end of a 1-1 before James Anderson missed a 3-pointer that could have put the Cowboys on top.
Bryan Davis made two free throws for the Aggies with 3.9 seconds left, and Sloan stole Oklahoma State's inbounds pass after a timeout and tossed it into the rafters to end the game.
Carter scored 13 points to lead Texas A&M, while Kirk and Joseph Jones scored 11 points apiece.
Anderson led Oklahoma State with 15 points, while Thomas added 13 and Obi Muonelo 10.
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