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...
Dziagwa helps Oklahoma State snap losing streak
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — They weren't going to let this one slip away.
It had been 12 days since Oklahoma State squandered a seven-point lead with 5:28 remaining and lost 70-68 on a final-second shot at TCU on Feb. 6.
Thomas Dziagwa matched a career-high with 23 points, connecting on 6 of 11 3-pointers, to help lead Oklahoma State to a 68-61 victory over TCU Monday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Roach and Osetkowski lead Texas over Oklahoma State 69-57
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a Big 12 season of ups and downs for Texas, none was more befuddling than an early loss to last-place Oklahoma State.
The Longhorns made sure there would be no repeat on Saturday.
Kerwin Roach II scored 16 points, Dylan Osetkowski scored 14 on 5-of-5 shooting a 69-57 Texas win that sent the Cowboys to their fifth straight loss and eighth loss in nine games.
Dziagwa, late surge, lifts Okla. St. to win over S. Carolina
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Down to just nine players after dismissing three from the team two weeks ago for disciplinary reasons, Oklahoma State has faded late in games recently and had lost three in a row.
Saturday afternoon, the Cowboys showed they've learned some lessons and finished strong.
Thomas Dziagwa matched a career high with 19 points, shooting 5 of 9 from 3-point range, to help lead Oklahoma State to a 74-70 victory over South Carolina in the SEC/Big 12 Challege on Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
McGriff’s double-double leads Oklahoma State over UTSA 82-60
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State was still feeling the effects of a disastrous collapse in their season opener on Saturday, but eventually rebounded with a strong performance.
Cam McGriff scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds to help lead the Cowboys to an 82-60 victory over UTSA Wednesday night.
Thomas Dziagwa had 16 points and six rebounds while Lindy Waters added 14 points, seven rebounds and a game-high six assists, as Oklahoma State (1-1) won its 43rd consecutive home opener.
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.
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.
Oklahoma State outlasts Pittsburgh 73-67 behind Carroll
NEW YORK (AP) — As his postgame press conference wrapped up, Mike Boynton casually mentioned he was going to the world-renowned Junior's Cheesecake in Brooklyn to enjoy the delicacy the restaurant is heralded for.
That Oklahoma State's first-year coach will be able to enjoy a slice has much to do with the performance of his bench, most notably Jeffrey Carroll.
Averette, Oklahoma State crush Oral Roberts 91-48
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Brandon Averette has put in a lot of time in the gym working on his 3-pointer, and it showed Thursday night.
Averette scored a career-high 21 points, hitting 4 of 6 shots from 3-point range, and added nine assists and four rebounds to lead Oklahoma State to a dominating 91-48 victory over Oral Roberts.
Carroll, Hammonds lead Oklahoma St past UAPB, 102-66
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State took care of business to set up Saturday's showdown with Wichita State.
Jeffrey Carroll scored 18 points and Leyton Hammonds added 16 to help the Cowboys defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 102-66 on Wednesday night.
Now, the Cowboys can focus on the Shockers. Wichita State was 27th in votes in this week's AP Top 25.
Waters hits late jumper, helps Oklahoma State beat Tulsa
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Lindy Waters drained a step-back baseline jumper with 15.8 seconds left to lift Oklahoma State to a 71-67 victory over Tulsa on Saturday.
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.