Forte, Nash lead Oklahoma State past No. 20 Baylor

Ponca City Now - January 28, 2015 6:54 am

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – Phil Forte scored 16 points and Le’Bryan Nash added 13 to help Oklahoma State defeat No. 20 Baylor 64-53 on Tuesday night.

Forte, a 5-foot-11 shooting guard, made 4 of 7 3-pointers and matched a career high with five rebounds for the Cowboys, who claimed their second win over a ranked opponent this season.

Michael Cobbins had six points, a season-high 11 rebounds and matched a career high with five blocks. Anthony Hickey had eight points and a career-high 10 assists and freshman Tavarius Shine added a season-high 11 points for the Cowboys (14-6, 4-4 Big 12), who will host No. 24 Oklahoma on Saturday.

Lester Medford scored 13 points, Taurean Prince added 12 and Rico Gathers added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Baylor (15-5, 3-4), which had won four of five. Baylor shot just 34.5 percent from the field and posted a season-low point total.

 

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