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The honors are just starting to pile up for Oklahoma State freshman Marcus Smart, who was named a first-team All-American and the national Freshman of the Year by Sporting News on Monday. He becomes the first Cowboy to ever be honored as the national Freshman of the Year by any publication.
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Marcus Smart has made quite an impression in his first - and maybe only - Big 12 season.
Smart, Oklahoma State's impressive guard and a top NBA prospect, was selected Monday as The Associated Press Big 12 Player of the Year and the top freshman as well.
Smart was a unanimous All-Big 12 pick, along with a pair of Kansas teammates - freshman guard Ben McLemore and senior 7-foot...
Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart is The Associated Press Big 12 men's basketball Player of the Year.
And he's also the league's top freshman. He's only the third player to hold both awards at the same time.
In voting by a panel of AP members released Monday, Smart got 10 of 17 votes as player of the year. He got 14 points for top freshman.
Smart and a pair of...
With the many great achievements that have come in Bruce Weber's first season as coach at Kansas State, he couldn't remain too downtrodden that his ninth-ranked Wildcats came up short in their regular-season finale.
Le'Bryan Nash scored 24 points, Marcus Smart added 21 and No. 13 Oklahoma State beat the Wildcats 76-70 on Saturday in a game with Big 12 championship implications...
STILLWATER, OK – The chants rained down from the student section in Gallagher-Iba Arena in perfect unison. Fans organized in their appreciation and respect for Marcus Smart – the Oklahoma State freshman they hope didn't play his final game in Stillwater on Saturday. The chant? "ONE MORE YEAR! ONE MORE YEAR!"
The skies turned gray and the wind started howling causing the temperatures to take a drop in north central Oklahoma on Sunday. Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy's weather forecast is for a good day for football on Monday afternoon with the temperature climbing near 60 degrees. He's hoping the forecast is correct as the Cowboys begin spring practice Monday.
Brittney Griner had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and top-ranked Baylor held off a furious late charge by Oklahoma State for a 77-69 victory in the Big 12 tournament semifinals Sunday.
Oklahoma State trailed by 17 after Baylor guard Odyssey Sims converted a nifty three-point play with 15 minutes left, but the Cowgirls (21-10) cut it to 72-69 with 1:34 remaining when Tiffany Bias converted...
A pair of standout junior college prospects in the 2014 recruiting class paid a visit to Stillwater and Oklahoma State ast week. Originally out of the southeast, Tyreek Hill and Dontavius Blair both made strong positive impacts on the Broncbusters squad at Garden City (Kan.) Community College last season.
Oklahoma State was back on the practice field exactly 68 days after disposing of Purdue 58-14 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl in the historic Cotton Bowl. There were several differences from Jan. 1 to Monday as the sun was shining and the wind wasn't blowing. Even though the temperature was a little chilly it was a much nicer day on the bermuda grass on the practice fields east of...
STILLWATER - As Oklahoma State came out to start spring football practice Monday both the offense and the defense welcomed new coaches. The question was how long would the Cowboys be a coach short on defense. The answer was not long as just after practice began head coach Mike Gundy announced the hiring of Tim Duffie, a former Texas Tech starting linebacker during the Spike Dykes era.
The Bears go on the road for the Big 12 tournament, looking to make a run that will secure their spot in the NCAA tournament. First up? Oklahoma State.
Felix and Trina Curry have already contributed greatly to the Oklahoma State football program. Talented wide receiver C.J. Curry is a redshirt freshman currently participating in spring practice. He will soon be joined this summer by young brother Darius, a cornerback standout. Two sons, two good players and two Cowboys. But Felix Curry says youngest son, Justin, might be the best of the bunch.
STILLWATER — It was an unusual sight. There was Cooper Bassett, the former Oklahoma State defensive lineman, running routes and hauling in passes at Boone Pickens Stadium. The 6-foot-5, 270- pound Tuttle High School product displayed soft hands and vision catching balls from Jase Chilcoat. The scouts at OSU’s Pro Day all had the same question: does Bassett have NFL potential on offense?
There's pressure any time an athlete steps onto Boone Pickens Stadium. There is pressure to perform in practice and always pressure to make plays on game day in front of the nearly 60,000 members of the sea of orange. It was a different kind of pressure on Tuesday for 17 recent Cowboys and one player a year removed in Hubert Anyiam as scouts from 25 different NFL teams watched...
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Taking over the wing will be Markel Brown (10.5 ppg). Brown is a very explosive guard that had some highlight dunks last season. He led the team in assists and was 2nd in rebounding last season. Joining Brown in the backcourt will be very highly touted freshman Marcus Smart. Like Nash, Smart already has a NBA body. He is a very tough defender. Smart will take...