Oklahoma St. 80, West Virginia 66

Saturday, January 26, 2013 1:00 PM
Location - Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Officials - Tom Eades, Gerry Pollard, Doug Sirmons
Attendance - 7512

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
West Virginia 27 39 66
Oklahoma St. 30 50 80

Recap

Oklahoma State 80, West Virginia 66: Freshman Phil Forte had a career-high 26 points off the bench as the host Cowboys ran away from the Mountaineers.

Forte matched his career high with six 3-pointers, including three that sparked the Cowboys (13-5, 3-3 Big 12) late in the first half. Markel Brown added 24 points and Marcus Smart had 13 points and three steals.

Eron Harris led the Mountaineers (9-10, 2-4) with 17 points and Deniz Kilicli had 12 before fouling out with 6:35 left.

West Virginia outscored the Cowboys 13-2 during a 7:26 stretch, capped by Kilicli's layup for a 24-11 lead with 5:29 left in the first half. Forte hit three 3-pointers as Oklahoma State turned things around with a 19-3 run on the way to a 30-27 halftime lead.

Forte and Brown hit back-to-back 3-pointers for a 46-36 lead with 12:54 left in the game and the Cowboys pushed the advantage to as many as 19.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Harris scored in double figures for the fourth straight game. ... Oklahoma State improved to 10-1 at home. ... The Cowboys shot 52.6 percent from the 3-point line, led by Brown (4-of-6) and Forte (6-of-11).

West Virginia Mountaineers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Deniz Kilicli 28:00 4-6 0-0 4-6 2 3 5 2 5 0 1 2 12
Kevin Noreen 9:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Gary Browne 23:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 6
Jabarie Hinds 20:00 2-9 1-5 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 5
Eron Harris 30:00 6-10 5-8 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 17
Aaric Murray 23:00 4-7 0-0 3-3 4 6 10 2 4 0 0 0 11
Juwan Staten 28:00 1-5 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 0 4
Terry Henderson 19:00 2-7 1-4 0-0 1 1 2 2 4 1 2 0 5
Keaton Miles 16:00 0-2 0-0 2-2 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 1 2
Richard Romeo 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Volodymyr Gerun 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Brown 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aric Dickerson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-56 7-19 11-13 7 20 27 13 22 4 11 3 66
  42.9% 36.8% 84.6% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 11

Oklahoma St. Cowboys

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Philip Jurick 29:00 4-5 0-0 0-2 5 7 12 3 4 0 0 2 8
Markel Brown 36:00 8-13 4-6 4-6 0 1 1 5 2 1 1 0 24
Michael Cobbins 27:00 2-3 0-0 3-3 1 6 7 0 4 0 0 1 7
Le'Bryan Nash 25:00 0-4 0-0 2-2 1 4 5 0 3 1 0 0 2
Marcus Smart 34:00 4-11 0-1 5-6 1 2 3 4 2 3 7 0 13
Kirby Gardner 7:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kamari Murphy 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0
Phil Forte 30:00 7-12 6-11 6-6 0 1 1 4 1 1 0 0 26
Marek Soucek 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Mason Cox 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Christien Sager 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Budke 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ford Stuen 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-52 10-19 20-25 9 21 30 16 18 6 11 4 80
  48.1% 52.6% 80.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 11