Akron vs Oklahoma State

Oklahoma St. 69, Akron 65


BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) - Phil Forte hit all his free throws after getting fouled while attempting a 3-pointer with 52 seconds left in overtime and Oklahoma State beat Akron 69-65 in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff on Thursday.

Forte, who was fouled by Chauncey Gilliam, drained three free throws to put the Cowboys up 67-65. Marcus Smart made two more free throws to complete the scoring.

Smart finished with 16 points, Le'Bryan Nash had 18 and Markel Brown 17 for Oklahoma State (2-0).

Brian Walsh had 14 points for Akron (1-2), which failed to convert on the final possession of regulation with the score tied at 61.

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Akron Zips
J. Kretzer, F403-82-281010
Z. Marshall, C252-58-11100512
B. Walsh, G385-141-2101314
A. Abreu, G364-153-426213
D. Ibitayo, G201-40-01123
C. Gilliam232-90-03154
R. McAdams181-101-33013
P. Forsythe163-30-01036
C. Betancourt90-20-11010
Totals 21-7015-2345102265
Oklahoma State Cowboys
K. Murphy, F270-51-26031
M. Brown, G407-150-032117
L. Nash, G405-98-1271218
M. Smart, G324-128-893416
J. Olukemi, G172-43-32017
P. Forte302-63-30128
P. Jurick201-10-08152
M. Soucek110-20-03020
K. Gardner80-20-01000
Totals 21-5623-284382069
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Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
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C. Michigan12-623-970
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284

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W. Virginia11-725-1024
Oklahoma St.8-1018-1449
Kansas St.8-1015-17100
Texas Tech3-1513-19184
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BC 74
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PSU 55
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IND 99
SAM 54 Final
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CHAT 55 Final
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UCLA 100