Jawun Evans' Big Night Leads Cowboys To Win Over Rogers State
STILLWATER - Jawun Evans scored 25 points, along with five steals, four assists and four rebounds to lead Oklahoma State to a 101-85 victory over Rogers State Wednesday night.
Averaging 98.5 points per game entering the contest, ranking second in the nation, Oklahoma State (6-1) surpassed the 100-point mark for the fourth time this season and went over 95 for the sixth.
In a game that was much closer than the final score might indicate, a total of seven Oklahoma State players scored at least 10 points, including Jeffrey Carroll, who had 11 points and a game-high nine rebounds. Freshman Brandon Averette added a career-high 15 points.
Jeylyn Sharpe scored 18 points and added eight rebounds to lead Rogers State (4-3), a Division II school that did not look outmatched and remained within striking distance most of the night.
When Travis Hester swished a 3-pointer with 7:43 remaining, the Hillcats pulled to within 77-73, but Oklahoma State went on a 17-3 run over the next 4:13 to put the game away.