NCAA Game Summary - Oklahoma State vs. Tennessee|
(Friday, November 16th)
Final Score: Oklahoma State 62, Tennessee 45
Bayamon, PR (Sports Network) - Marcus Smart and Le'Bryan Nash each scored 17
points, leading Oklahoma State to a 62-45 victory over Tennessee in the
semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-off.
Smart added nine rebounds for Oklahoma State (3-0), which escaped the first
round Thursday with an overtime victory over Akron and will play for the title
on Sunday against North Carolina State.
Trae Golden finished with 11 points and was the lone double-figure scorer for
the Volunteers (2-1), who shot a dismal 26 percent and will play in the
consolation game on Sunday.
Oklahoma State scored eight straight points to turn a one-point edge into a
16-7 lead with just under 7 1/2 minutes to play in the first half. The Vols
followed with the next five to draw within four, but the Cowboys again pulled
away and opened a 12-point margin before settling for a 30-19 advantage at the
Tennessee, which committed 10 first-half turnovers, never cut its deficit to
single digits in the second half and Oklahoma State led by as many as 20.
11/16 19:13:30 ET