Oklahoma St., TCU meet in Big 12 tourney
No. 9 seed Oklahoma State (12-19, 5-13) vs. No. 8 seed TCU (19-12, 7-11)
Big 12 Conference Tourney First Round, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EDT
WVU looks for road win vs Oklahoma St.
West Virginia (12-18, 4-13) vs. Oklahoma State (11-19, 4-13)
Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia looks for its fourth straight...
Baylor looks to extend streak vs Oklahoma St.
Oklahoma State (10-19, 3-13) vs. Baylor (19-10, 10-6)
Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Baylor looks for its eighth straight win in the head-to-head...
Oklahoma St. looks to knock off No. 15 Kansas
No. 15 Kansas (21-7, 10-5) vs. Oklahoma State (10-18, 3-12)
Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 12 a.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Kansas looks to give Oklahoma State its...
Oklahoma St. looks to knock off No. 11 Texas Tech
Oklahoma State (10-17, 3-11) vs. No. 11 Texas Tech (22-5, 10-4)
United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock, Texas; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 11 Texas Tech looks to give Oklahoma...
Culver scores 19 as No. 15 Texas Tech routs Oklahoma State
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech took its stifling defense up a notch.
Jarrett Culver scored 19 points, and the 15th-ranked Red Raiders defeated Oklahoma State 78-50 on Wednesday night.
Texas Tech, which entered the game ranked second in Big 12 play in scoring defense and first in field goal percentage defense, improved its numbers. The Red Raiders held Oklahoma State to 23 points in the first 26 minutes. It was the third straight game they held an opponent to 54 or fewer points — all wins.
Likekele leads Oklahoma State over WVU, 85-77
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — With an upcoming home stretch, it looks like Oklahoma State is getting hot at the right time.
Isaac Likekele had some fun, scoring a career-high 23 points with nine rebounds to lead the Cowboys to its first true road win, beating West Virginia 85-77 on Saturday.
Oklahoma State pushes the tempo to beat Texas A&M-CC, 69-59
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After a cautious start, Oklahoma State pushed the tempo and let the 3-point darts fly in a 69-59 victory Saturday over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Cameron McGriff had 15 points and 11 rebounds while Thomas Dziagwa made four 3- pointers, three in the second half, for 12 points as OSU concluded its nonconference slate at 6-6. Transfer Curtis Jones, playing his second home game, added 12 points.
Tulsa downs Oklahoma State 74-71 behind Jeffries’ 20 points
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Senior DaQuan Jeffries scored nine of his 20 points in the final 1:02 as Tulsa held off in-state rival Oklahoma State 74-71 on Wednesday night.
"Down the stretch we were really good, but they kept making big shot after big shot," said Tulsa coach Frank Haith. "We kept our composure and that's a good win for us."
Balanced attack leads Oklahoma State past Charleston 70-58
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cameron McGriff and Michael Weathers scored 16 points apiece to lead a balanced attack and Oklahoma State used a 33-5 midgame spurt on the way to a 70-58 victory over Charleston on Sunday.
Thomas Dziagwa scored 14 points and Isaac Likekele and Lindy Waters added 10 each as five Cowboys reached double figures.
Oklahoma State Preview Capsule
Last season: 21-15, sixth in Big 12, reached NIT quarterfinals.
Coach: Mike Boynton.
Conference: Big 12.
Who's gone: Forward Jeffrey Carroll (NBA G-League), guard Kendall Smith, guard Tavarius Shine, center Mitchell Solomon, guard Brandon Averette, center Yankuba Sima, center Lucas N'Guessan.
Odds stacked against Oklahoma State after departures
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State is used to being the underdog.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton wasted no time this week pondering whether his team had done enough to merit an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament.
That's because the Big 12 Tournament winner gets in automatically.
Oklahoma State cruises past Iowa State 80-71
AMES, Iowa (AP) — After years of getting owned by Iowa State, Oklahoma State exacted some payback in 2018.
Jeffrey Carroll scored 21 points, Cameron McGriff had 19 and Oklahoma State cruised past Iowa State 80-71 on Tuesday, sweeping the season series with the Cyclones after losing the previous 10 meetings.
Mitchell Solomon scored 10 points with 11 rebounds for the Cowboys (17-13, 7-10 Big 12), who outrebounded Iowa State 47-37 and outscored the Cyclones 32-16 in the paint.
Oklahoma State tops struggling No. 19 West Virginia 88-85
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Road games against ranked teams don't seem to be much of a problem for coach Mike Boynton Jr and his Cowboys.
Kendall Smith and Cameron McGriff each scored 20 points and Oklahoma State beat another ranked team on the road, topping No. 19 West Virginia 88-85 Saturday.
"We're fighters," Smith said. "Every man in that locker room is a fierce competitor. We knew coming in here wasn't going to be easy but we believed in our coaching staff and we believed in our game plan."
Smith leads Oklahoma State to 84-79 upset of No. 7 Kansas
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kendall Smith knocked down a 3-pointer from the wing in the first half, silencing a buzzing sellout crowd of Kansas fans. The Oklahoma State guard instinctively put his finger to his lips in the universal sign for "shush."
Smith silenced them again when it mattered most.
The senior backup scored 24 points, including the clinching free throws in the final seconds, and the Cowboys held on to beat the Jayhawks 84-79 on Saturday for a rare win in Allen Fieldhouse.
Carroll’s 24 lead Oklahoma St. to 96-87 OT win over Iowa St.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State fought like crazy to get new coach Mike Boynton his first Big 12 win.
Jeffrey Carroll scored 24 points and Kendall Smith added a season-high 20 to help Oklahoma State defeat Iowa State 96-87 in overtime on Saturday.
Oklahoma State rallied from an eight-point deficit with 3:32 left in regulation. The victory came after a 20-point loss to Oklahoma on Wednesday.
Oklahoma St. continues MVSU’s woes with an 83-62 victory
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State wasn't worried about looking past an inferior opponent to its next game, against No. 8 Wichita State.
That was evident on Sunday, as Kendall Smith scored 14 points and added five assists to help Oklahoma State cruise to an 83-62 victory over winless Mississippi Valley State.
Oklahoma State rolls over Houston Baptist 101-74
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After scoring just 55 and 73 points in their previous two games, Oklahoma State bounced back in a big way offensively on Sunday.
Kendall Smith scored 16 points with five assists and Thomas Dziagwa had a career-high 16 points as Oklahoma State rolled to a 101-74 victory over Houston Baptist.
Cameron McGriff added a career-high 14 points and nine rebounds for Oklahoma State (5-1), which started a four-game homestand.
Evans leads Okla. St. over Campbell in Underwood debut
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jawun Evans scored 34 points and Oklahoma State beat Campbell 102-65 on Friday night, giving head coach Brad Underwood a win in his Cowboys debut.
Evans, who was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year last season despite missing the final 10 games with a shoulder injury, had 26 points at halftime and finished 11 for 18 from the field, with six rebounds, three assists and five steals.
Oklahoma State Preview Capsule
Last season: 12-20.
Coach: Brad Underwood.
Conference: Big 12.
Who's gone: G Jeff Newberry, G Tyree Griffin.
Who's back: G Jawun Evans, last year's Big 12 Freshman of the Year. He missed the final nine games with a shoulder injury, but he has healed; G Phil Forte. He averaged 15 points per game two seasons ago, and is back after missing most of last season with an elbow injury. F Leyton Hammonds. G Tavarius Shine.