Oklahoma State Cowboys
Despite injuries to several key starters this season, No. 21 Oklahoma State has managed to simply plug in the next player on the depth chart and move on.
The Cowboys started the season with a pretty good building block Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, despite losing 37-31 to No. 1 Florida State.
College football fans — and ESPN — will descend on North Texas this weekend as the Cowboys Classic kicks off at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Saturday evening.
Oklahoma State said that they won’t be intimidated on Saturday night, when they open up the season against Jameis Winston and Florida State in Arlington.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said on Friday, at the end of the league’s spring meetings, that the eight continuing members of the league will each get about $23 million.
Tyler Alexander threw his first complete game, a four-hitter, and Dylan Fitzgerald hit a two-run single as TCU beat Oklahoma State 7-1 on Sunday in the Big 12 title game.
Oklahoma State has been raking in the baseball honors. They clinched their first Big 12 baseball title last week. Now, they open tournament play with a shot at sweeping the titles.
Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and the ninth-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-77 in the West region of the NCAA tournament on Friday.
Rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State could meet in the Sweet 16.
Marcus Smart left one last impression on Texas Tech, and in doing so made sure that Oklahoma State would get its high-profile showdown with Kansas in the Big 12 tournament.
Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart has been named first-team All-Big 12 in voting by the conference coaches.
Marcus Smart and Phil Forte combined for 31 points in the second half to help Oklahoma State pull away for a 77-61 win over Kansas State on Monday night.