Akron vs. Oklahoma State: Recap and Stats

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Akron vs. Oklahoma State: Recap and Stats
Akron 65
(1-2, 0-2 away)
Oklahoma State 69
(2-0, 2-0 home)
Venue: Coliseo Ruben Rodriquez
10:30AM ET / 7:30AM PT, November 15, 2012
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Akron 32 29 65
Oklahoma State 33 28 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Akron B Walsh 13 Z Marshall 9 A Abreu 5
Oklahoma State L Nash 18 M Smart 8 M Smart 5

Oklahoma State squared off with Akron on Thursday, November 15th and beat the Zips 69-65 in overtime. The Cowboys were led by Marcus Smart, who put up 14 points plus nine rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). Philip Jurick had two points and added eight rebounds. Brian Walsh recorded a double-double for the Zips with a team-high 14 points and 10 rebounds. The next game will be on Friday, November 16th when Oklahoma State (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) goes to Tennessee (2-0, 0-0 SEC).

Oklahoma State Game Notes

  • Oklahoma State started 2-0 during the 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • OSU beat the spread by 0.5 points.
  • Oklahoma State has played in 1 overtime game this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Cowboys have played in 9 overtime games with a record of 6-3.
  • The top two scorers (Le`Bryan Nash and Markel Brown) accounted for 50.7% of the points.
  • Markel Brown had a career high with 3 three-pointers.

Akron Game Notes

  • Akron lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Zips have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Akron has lost 29 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Brian Walsh and Alex Abreu) accounted for 41.5% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Zeke Marshall and Brian Walsh) accounted for 44.4% of the rebounds.
  • Jake Kretzer has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brian Walsh recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
  • Brian Walsh set career highs with 10 rebounds and 8 defensive rebounds.
  • Alex Abreu has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Zeke Marshall recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 5th of his career.
AKR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrian Walsh3814101210
B+Jake Kretzer401081112
B+Zeke Marshall2512100022
BAlex Abreu361326105
CPat Forsythe16610022
CC. Gilliam23431000
CReggie McAdams18330000
C-Deji Ibitayo20311001
-C. Betancourt9010000
OSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarcus Smart321493415
APhilip Jurick20281120
ALe`Bryan Nash402071016
B+Markel Brown401532111
B-Marek Soucek11230110
C+J. Olukemi17720001
CPhil Forte30801101
C-Kamari Murphy27160010
-Kirby Gardner8010001

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