Scores

Final

UTSA 61

(6-6, 0-5 away)

Oklahoma State 73

(8-5, 6-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, January 2, 2008

Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma

1 2 T
UTSA 23 3861
OKST 37 3673

Top Performers

UTSA: D. Gibson 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

Oklahoma State: T. Harris 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Oklahoma St. 73, Texas-San Antonio 61

Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Terrel Harris scored a game-high 21 points and Oklahoma State staved off a late comeback to beat Texas-San Antonio 73-61 Wednesday night.

The Cowboys shot a season-high 59.5 percent from the field and had three other players who scored in double figures -- 14 each from Marcus Dove and Byron Eaton and James Anderson's 10 points.

Oklahoma State (8-5) scored the first six points of the contest and took a 26-10 lead after going on a 12-0 run midway through the first half. Texas-San Antonio narrowed the gap to 33-21 when junior Joey Shank connected on a 3-pointer with 2:29 left in the period and trailed 37-23 at halftime.

The Cowboys out-rebounded the Roadrunners 21-9 in the first 20 minutes and held them to 30.4-percent shooting.

The Cowboys gained a 51-33 advantage after a layup by sophomore Obi Muonelo but Texas-San Antonio responded with an 11-4 run and cut the lead to 57-48 when Shank hit a trey with 6:01 remaining.

The Roadrunners (6-6) made it a two-possession game, 65-59, when Travis Gabbidon knocked down a shot behind the arc with 1:47 left on the clock But Eaton hit four straight free throws in the final 1:20 to help Oklahoma State seal the victory.

Eaton went 12-of-14 from the charity stripe and has scored in double figures in four consecutive contests for the first time in his career.

Freshman Devin Gibson paced Texas-San Antonio with 19 points, Gabbidon added 15 and Shank recorded 14.

The Roadrunners (6-6) are coached by Brooks Thompson, who competed at Oklahoma State from 1992-94 and was the program's director of basketball operations during the 2001-02 season.

The Cowboys committed a season-high 23 turnovers and were held to a season-low 11 attempts from three-point range.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTSA
OKST
Points 61 73
FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 25-42 (.595)
3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 2-11 (.182)
FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 21-27 (.778)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 14

2007-08 Season

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