Oklahoma State averages 19.2 transition points per game, most in the Big 12 and tied for 15th in the nation. The Cowboys average 7.1 fewer transition points per game in their losses compared to their wins.
Marcus Smart was responsible for 33% of Oklahoma State's points prior to his suspension, including 38% in conference games. The Cowboys were held to 95.8 points per 100 possessions in their loss to Texas on Feb. 11 without Smart, their lowest offensive efficiency this season.
Oklahoma State averages a Big 12-high 18.9 points per game off turnovers.
Oklahoma State averaged 98.7 points per 100 possessions against Oklahoma on Jan. 27, its third lowest offensive efficiency in a game this season.
With Oklahoma trailing 68-65 with two minutes remaining, Buddy Hield made back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Sooners a three-point lead that they never relinquished. Hield had made 3-of-13 field goals outside the paint during the first 38 minutes.
With their loss to in-state rival Oklahoma on Saturday, Oklahoma State has now lost six straight games.
It is the Cowboys' first six-game losing streak since they dropped six in a row from Jan. 15-Feb. 2, 2008.
Oklahoma won Saturday despite being outscored 30-18 in the paint, including 20-6 in the second half. The Sooners' 18 paint points are tied for their third fewest this season.
Le'Bryan Nash found success in the paint Saturday, scoring a game-high 14 paint points. However, the Sooners limited the number of paint touches Nash received and held him scoreless from outside the paint.