No. 8 Oklahoma State crushes UAPB

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Updated: November 15, 2013

Stillwater, OK (SportsNetwork.com) – Phil Forte drained six 3-pointers and
finished with 22 points, helping the eighth-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys to a
97-63 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Markel Brown also had 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting for Oklahoma State (3-0),
which got 16 points from Marcus Smart.

Tevin Hammond paced the Golden Lions (2-1) with 15 points, while DaVon Haynes
and DeAndre McIntyre both contributed 13 points.

The Cowboys trailed 12-11 after Hammond drained a 3-pointer, but a Brown dunk
made it 24-14 with just over nine minutes remaining.

Another trey, this one courtesy of McIntyre, trimmed UAPB’s deficit to 25-22.
The Cowboys, however, took control and closed out the opening half on a 21-8
burst. Forte sank two free throws to put Oklahoma State up 46-30 at the break.

Oklahoma State shot 58.6 percent in the second half and went ahead by as many
as
41.

Game Notes

The Cowboys improved to 22-0 all-time against current members of the
Southwestern Athletic Conference, including 3-0 versus UAPB … The Golden
Lions opened their season against a pair of Division II foes (Tuskegee and
Morehouse).