West Virginia Falls 80-66 to Oklahoma State - Recap

West Virginia was scorched by Phil Forte for 26 points as Oklahoma State defeated them 80-66 in NCAA action on Saturday.

Bettors who backed Oklahoma State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9.5 at sportsbooks.

Oklahoma State got 24 points from Markel Brown and another 13 points from Marcus Smart. Markel Brown contributed 5 assists, while Philip Jurick cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

West Virginia got 17 points from Eron Harris in a losing cause and another 12 points from Deniz Kilicli. Juwan Staten contributed 4 assists for them, while Aaric Murray had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma State were victorious, as the score was 30-27 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Oklahoma State as they grabbed 34 boards, while West Virginia only had 28.