Boxscore
Oklahoma St. 76, N.C. State 56
Sunday, November 18, 2012 6:30 PM
Location - Coliseo de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Officials - Kipp Kissinger, Gerry Pollard, Lamar Simpson
Attendance - 6872

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Oklahoma St. 38 38 76
N.C. State 28 28 56

Recap


Oklahoma State 76, No. 6 North Carolina State 56: Freshman Marcus Smart scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half as the Cowboys upset the favored Wolfpack to win the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Smart added seven rebounds, seven assists, four steals and four blocks while Le’Bryan Nash led all scorers with 23 points and eight rebounds for Oklahoma State (4-0), which claimed its first regular-season tournament title since 1991.

Smart drilled two 3-pointers and a jumper to spark an early 11-2 run that turned a two-point deficit into a 16-9 lead. North Carolina State (3-1) scored six straight to rally to within one, but Smart answered with eight straight points during a 12-2 stretch that gave the Cowboys a 28-17 cushion.

The Wolfpack responded again with five straight points, but could get no closer than six points the rest of the way. Oklahoma State took a 38-28 advantage into the break and continued to increase the margin throughout the second half, leading by as many as 22 points late in the game.

Freshmen Rodney Purvis and T.J. Warren scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, to pace North Carolina State, which was held to its lowest point total in 18 games.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Smart was named the tournament MVP after posting 53 points, 25 rebounds, 13 assists and 10 steals in three games. … Oklahoma State led for the final 35 minutes of the game. … North Carolina State's scoring output was its lowest since a 56-51 win over Boston College on on Feb. 1, 2012.
 

Oklahoma St. Cowboys

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Le'Bryan Nash 39:00 5-12 0-0 13-13 2 6 8 2 2 2 2 1 23
Markel Brown 37:00 2-11 0-4 2-4 1 6 7 3 4 0 0 0 6
Marcus Smart 38:00 8-15 3-9 1-2 1 6 7 7 3 4 5 4 20
Kamari Murphy 30:00 1-4 0-0 2-3 4 6 10 1 3 0 2 1 4
Philip Jurick 23:00 1-3 0-0 1-1 2 4 6 1 3 0 1 2 3
Kirby Gardner 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Phil Forte 26:00 6-11 4-8 1-1 1 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 17
Christien Sager 1:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mason Cox 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 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
Alex Budke 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 201 24-57 8-22 20-24 12 30 42 14 16 6 13 8 76
  42.1% 36.4% 83.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 13

N.C. State Wolfpack

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Richard Howell 16:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 5 1 0 1 6
C.J. Leslie 17:00 1-5 0-0 0-2 3 1 4 1 5 0 2 0 2
Rodney Purvis 35:00 6-13 2-5 2-3 3 1 4 2 2 2 1 0 16
Scott Wood 36:00 1-11 1-6 3-3 1 3 4 0 2 0 1 0 6
Lorenzo Brown 33:00 2-9 0-0 2-3 1 4 5 1 2 4 7 0 6
T.J. Warren 28:00 7-12 0-0 1-5 0 2 2 0 4 2 1 0 15
Thomas de Thaey 15:00 2-4 1-2 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 5
Tyler Lewis 17:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Vandenberg 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 199 22-62 4-14 8-16 10 17 27 7 21 9 12 1 56
  35.5% 28.6% 50.0% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 12