Smart helps Oklahoma State ease past Utah Valley

Updated: November 12, 2013

Stillwater, OK ( – Marcus Smart had 14 points, nine steals,
five rebounds and four assists as No. 8 Oklahoma State routed Utah Valley,
93-40, on Tuesday night.

Phil Forte netted 19 points off the bench for the Cowboys (2-0), who defeated
Mississippi Valley State in their season opener on Friday.

Ben Aird had seven points and six rebounds for the Wolverines (2-1).

Smart threw down a dunk and knocked down a triple as the Cowboys raced out to
a 15-2 start.

Forte netted 11 straight points later in the half, including three consecutive
treys to help Oklahoma State build a 28-5 gap midway through the opening

The Cowboys took a 50-25 lead into the break and led by as many as 55 in the
second half, where they cruised to victory.

Game Notes

Stevie Clark had 16 points, six assists and five rebounds for Oklahoma State
… The Cowboys shot 47 percent (31-of-66) from the floor and 42.4 percent
(14-of-33) from beyond the arc.