Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(14) Oklahoma State 57
(24-8, 7-6 away)
(11) Kansas State 68
(27-6, 20-1 home)
Venue: Sprint Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Oklahoma State 23 34 57
Kansas State 28 40 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Oklahoma State M Smart 18 K Murphy 6 M Smart 3
Kansas State R McGruder 25 J Henriquez 11 A Rodriguez 4

On Friday, Mar. 15, Oklahoma State was defeated by Kansas State 68-57 in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament. The Cowboys fall to 3-4 versus AP-ranked teams this season with the loss. Marcus Smart put up a team-high 18 points and six rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl) in the Cowboys loss. Le`Bryan Nash had 11 points and added five rebounds. Rodney McGruder recorded his third straight game with 22 points or more for the Wildcats, scoring a game-high 25 points (9 Reb 3 Ast) on 57.1 percent shooting in 38 minutes. Oklahoma State (24-8) finished the regular season third in the Big 12 with a 13-5 record in conference play. To get to the semifinals, Oklahoma State took down Baylor (74-72).

Oklahoma State Game Notes

  • Prior to this game, OSU played 51 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 14-37.
  • OSU set season lows for field goals made (18) and field goal percentage (30.5).
  • Marcus Smart accounted for 31.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Marcus Smart has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 32 games this season.
  • Philip Jurick has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 32 games this season.
  • Marcus Smart has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Le`Bryan Nash has seven straight double-digit point games.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • Rodney McGruder accounted for 36.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jordan Henriquez and Rodney McGruder) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Rodney McGruder has led the team in scoring 17 times in 33 games this season.
  • Jordan Henriquez has led the team in rebounding nine times in 33 games this season.
  • This marks the 25th 20-point game of Rodney McGruder's career.
  • Rodney McGruder has three straight 20+ point games.
  • Angel Rodriguez has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Henriquez recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.
OSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarcus Smart341863302
BPhilip Jurick13460023
BLe`Bryan Nash301152012
C+Kamari Murphy18260100
C+Brian Williams20641102
C+Markel Brown21831012
CMichael Cobbins24250110
CPhil Forte25602000
-Kirby Gardner9011102
-Christien Sager6000000
K-State PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Rodney McGruder382593014
A+J. Henriquez228111030
AAngel Rodriguez371764303
B+Shane Southwell36754121
C+M. Irving24712101
CNino Williams5220000
DWill Spradling19040002
DThomas Gipson11210002
-D.J. Johnson5000100
-Omari Lawrence3000000

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