Ben Steinlage finished the evening with 16 points while Brandon Moore and Jordan Honore each added 11 and 10 points respectively.
Baker (8-2, 1-0 HAAC) trailed 31-27 at the break, but managed to outscore the Eagles 49-39 in the second half.
Avila (4-5, 0-1 HAAC) had four players score in double figures as Kevin Bookler led the way with 22 points and six rebounds.
Baker returns to action on Saturday afternoon when they travel to Missouri Valley College for a 4 p.m. CST tip-off.
View the box score here .