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Spangler helps No. 23 Oklahoma knock off No. 8 OK State

Norman, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Spangler scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds, as No. 23 Oklahoma upended eighth-ranked Oklahoma State, 88-76, on Monday at Lloyd Noble Center.

Jordan Woodard registered 18 points, while Tyler Neal netted 15 points on 5- of-6 shooting from the field for the Sooners (17-4, 6-2 Big 12), who have won four straight.

Marcus Smart supplied 22 points on just 6-of-18 shooting from the floor, while Phil Forte went 6-of-6 from 3-point range en route to 20 points for the Cowboys (16-4, 4-3), who have dropped two of their last three games.

Smart sank a pair of 3-pointers and Markel Brown added a pair of buckets to help Oklahoma State grab a 10-7 lead just over four minutes in, but the Sooners scored the next 13 points to build a double-digit lead.

Spangler scored the first five points in the surge, while Neal knocked down a triple before capping the run with a three-point play for a 20-10 lead.

A Forte 3-pointer found the Cowboys within 38-33 with just over four minutes left in the frame, but Neal knocked down a triple of his own inside of a minute remaining to help the Sooners take a 46-38 spread into the locker room.

Woodard drained a pair of treys around a Smart jumper early in the second and Frank Booker followed with four straight points to push Oklahoma's lead to 60-43 just over six minutes into the second half.

OSU answered with a 14-4 flurry that Brown capped with a dunk to bring the visitors within seven, but a swift 7-2 swing from the Sooners had the margin back above double digits with 7 1/2 minutes to play.

The Cowboys made one last push when Le'Bryan Nash buried a jumper after a Brown three-point play to make it 76-70, but Oklahoma countered with seven straight points for an 83-70 lead with 1:45 left.

Oklahoma State failed to get closer than 10 the rest of the way.

Game Notes

Brown finished with 18 points and seven rebounds, but went 0-for-5 from 3- point range for Oklahoma State, which shot 9-for-24 from distance overall ... Buddy Hield had 11 points for OU ... It was the first time both teams have entered a "Bedlam" rivalry game ranked since 2005. The rematch is set for Feb. 15 at Oklahoma State.

01/28 00:01:47 ET