Boxscore
Virginia Tech 81, Oklahoma St. 71
Saturday, December 1, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia
Officials - Bryan Kersey, Garry Maxwell, Michael Stewart
Attendance - 7552

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Oklahoma St. 36 35 71
Virginia Tech 32 49 81

Recap

Virginia Tech 81, No. 17 Oklahoma State 71: Erick Green scored a career-high 28 points and Jarell Eddie added 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Hokies hand the visiting Cowboys their first loss. 

Robert Brown contributed 18 points and six boards and Cadarian Raines chipped in 10 points and six rebounds for Virginia Tech (7-0), which picked up its second straight big non-conference win after beating Iowa on Tuesday. 

Marcus Smart collected 18 points, 11 rebounds and six assists and Le'Bryan Nash had 18 points, four rebounds and four assists for Oklahoma State (5-1), which led 36-32 at halftime.

Eddie's 3-pointer with 15 minutes left put the Hokies up 49-46, and they never relinquished the lead.

Green, who scored Virginia Tech's first 10 points of the second half, was 12-of-13 from the foul line and has made 51 of his last 53 free throws.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Green has scored at least 20 points in all seven games this season, Virginia Tech's longest such streak to start a season since Bimbo Coles did so in the first nine games of the 1989-90 campaign. … Oklahoma State had not allowed more than 65 points in any of its previous five games. … The Hokies have won all four meetings with Oklahoma State, all over the past three seasons. 

Oklahoma St. Cowboys

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Markel Brown 33:00 4-8 1-4 2-2 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 11
Le'Bryan Nash 34:00 8-18 1-5 1-2 1 3 4 4 4 0 1 0 18
Kamari Murphy 36:00 6-9 0-0 1-1 3 2 5 1 2 0 2 2 13
Marcus Smart 37:00 5-15 1-4 7-9 2 9 11 6 4 2 0 0 18
Philip Jurick 20:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 3 3 6 0 4 0 0 2 2
Michael Cobbins 7:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 4
Phil Forte 25:00 2-11 1-10 0-1 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 5
Kirby Gardner 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-66 4-23 11-15 10 19 29 13 23 5 8 5 71
  42.4% 17.4% 73.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 8

Virginia Tech Hokies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cadarian Raines 32:00 4-8 0-0 2-3 2 4 6 1 1 0 1 2 10
Jarell Eddie 34:00 5-14 2-5 3-3 3 9 12 4 2 2 2 1 15
Robert Brown 31:00 7-15 0-1 4-7 2 4 6 0 3 1 1 1 18
C.J. Barksdale 13:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
Erick Green 26:00 6-10 4-7 12-13 0 7 7 0 2 0 3 0 28
Joey van Zegeren 8:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2
Marquis Rankin 20:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0
Will Johnston 10:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Marshall Wood 26:00 1-3 0-1 6-7 3 2 5 0 4 0 1 1 8
TOTAL 200 24-55 6-16 27-33 10 27 37 8 16 5 12 6 81
  43.6% 37.5% 81.8% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12