Scores

Final

Samford 50

(4-6, 1-6 away)

Oklahoma St 65

(8-1, 7-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 30, 2003

    Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    SAM 26 2450
    OKST 29 3665

    Oklahoma State 65, Samford 60

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Tony Allen scored 19 points and Joey Graham added 15 to lead Oklahoma State to a 65-50 win over Samford on Tuesday night.

    Oklahoma State (8-1) struggled early against Samford, even trailing 9-0 to start the game after the Bulldogs (4-6) hit three consecutive 3-pointers.

    But the Cowboys quickly rallied, tying the score at 13 by the 12-minute mark of the first half and going into halftime with a 29-26 lead.

    In the second half, Oklahoma State had runs of 12-3 and 13-0 to turn the game into a rout.

    Josh Hare led Samford with 12 points. The Bulldogs scored 30 of their 50 points from 3-point range.

    Oklahoma State easily muscled its way past the outmanned Bulldogs, outscoring them 44-12 in the paint and shooting 49 percent in the game.

    Allen made 8-of-14 field goals, while Graham finished 7-of-9.

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