January 6, 2007
Pokes hold off late Bear rally
STILLWATER - With just under 14 minutes to go, Oklahoma State was about to put things in cruise control, as a 16-point lead over Baylor had the Cowboys feeling pretty good about coasting to a win in their first conference game of the season.
But the Bears didn't go that quietly.
Scott Drew's bunch from Waco hung in there after Terrel Harris sank a three-pointer to put OSU up 50-34. They eventually sliced the lead to 10 points with 1:52 to go and to four with only 27 seconds left before ultimately losing to the No. 12 Cowboys, 81-77, in front of 12,265 at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
"I didn't think that, offensively, we did a very good job of attacking their zone," head coach Sean Sutton said. "I thought we played catch around the perimeter. Did not do a good job of getting the ball inside and attacking the zone defense. Did not play very smart down the stretch. That's something we've got to learn, as a team, that we can't make those type of mistakes in a game like this. JamesOn's turnover, we were up 10 with about 3:40 to play, gave them hope."
And Drew - now in his fourth season at BU - took advantage.
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