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11/15/2012 3:02 PM EST
Oklahoma State beats Akron, 69-65 in overtime
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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