Big 12 Tournament - Baylor vs Oklahoma State Recap - Oklahoma State Wins 74-72
Oklahoma State grabbed a 74-72 win over Baylor on Thursday, behind a 21-point effort from Marcus Smart at Sprint Center.
Oklahoma State did not, however, defeat Baylor against the spread, which closed at 2.5 at most sportsbooks.
Oklahoma State got 14 points from Le'Bryan Nash and another 14 points from Phil Forte. Markel Brown contributed 3 assists, while Michael Cobbins cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Baylor got 31 points from Pierre Jackson in a losing cause and another 13 points from A.J. Walton. Pierre Jackson contributed 3 assists for them, while Rico Gathers had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma State were victorious, as the score was 42-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Baylor as they grabbed 36 boards, while Oklahoma State only had 32.