Oklahoma State Defeats Iowa State 78-76 - Recap
Oklahoma State grabbed a 78-76 win over Iowa State on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from Marcus Smart at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Oklahoma State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread.
Oklahoma State got 18 points from Le'Bryan Nash and another 17 points from Phil Forte. Marcus Smart contributed 7 assists, while Markel Brown cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Iowa State got 19 points from Chris Babb in a losing cause and another 16 points from Georges Niang. Korie Lucious contributed 7 assists for them, while Melvin Ejim had 9 rebounds.
Oklahoma State trailed at halftime, 41-37.
Iowa State had a 34-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.