Phil Forte stepped to the free throw line, practiced his stroke a couple of times, then settled in to the calm feeling that he'd "been here, done that" on this very court.
And standing in the same place where he won a Texas state high school championship a few years ago, the Oklahoma State guard calmly swished two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in overtime, sending the Cowboys...
Phil Forte made two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in overtime and Oklahoma State beat No. 25 Texas 65-63 on Wednesday night, handing the Longhorns' their fourth loss in a row.
Le'Bryan Nash scored 17 points for the Cowboys (15-7, 5-5 Big 12), who led most of the game, only to see Texas rally in the final minute of regulation to tie.
Isaiah Taylor scored 18 points for Texas...
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29 days ago
STILLWATER, Okla. -- Phil Forte matched a season high with 23 points to help Oklahoma State defeat Kansas State 77-61 on Monday night.
Marcus Smart scored 18 points and Markel Brown added 15 for the Cowboys (20-10, 8-9 Big 12), who followed their victory over Kansas by winning their fourth straight. Brown, a senior, and Smart, a sophomore, played their final home games for the Cowboys...
The Kansas Jayhawks dropped their seventh loss of the season last night as they lost to the Oklahoma State Cowboys, 72-65, in Stillwater. Let’s take a look at why the Jayhawks weren’t able to put this one away:
1. Stopping Forte: Stopping Phil Forte is usually a recipe for shutting this Oklahoma State team down, but that was not the case last night. Wayne Selden played remarkable...
Phil Forte scored 20 points and No. 6 Oklahoma State looked sharp after a nine-day break, beating Robert Morris 92-66 on Monday night.
Markel Brown added 18 points for Oklahoma State (12-1) in the Cowboys' final tuneup before opening Big 12 Conference play on Saturday at Kansas State. Oklahoma State will enter 2014 with its highest ranking in The Associated Press poll since February...
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December 30, 2013