Cowboys One And Done In The Big Dance
For the second straight season Oklahoma State exits the NCAA tournament after a loss in their first game; Gonzaga led the entire game in a 85-77 win over OSU.
The Cowboys were just 3-of-15 from the free throw line and struggled with fouls the entire game.
Six Pokes picked up at least four fouls in a contest that featured the most fouls called in a non-overtime NCAA tournament game in 25 years.
Marcus Smart led OSU with 23 points in his final game in an Oklahoma State uniform.
Markel Brown scored 20 points in his Cowboy finale. NewsChannel 4’s Nate Feken had this postgame reaction from the OSU coaches and players afterwards.
After the loss, Travis Ford drops to 1-4 all-time in the NCAA tournament.
As a program, Oklahoma State drops to 0-6 all-time versus Gonzaga.
OSU finishes the season at 21-13.