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OSU Hoops: Cowboys Pick Up Big Win Over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

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Jeffrey Carroll scored 18 points and Leyton Hammondsadded 16 to help Oklahoma State defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 102-66 on Wednesday night.

A pair of freshmen posted season high point totals -- Thomas Dziagwa with 14 points and Lindy Waters with 13. The Cowboys (8-2) shot 47 percent and scored at least 100 points for the fifth time this season and at least 97 points for the seventh time.

Oklahoma State forced 31 turnovers and outscored the Golden Lions 32-19 from the free-throw line on coach Brad Underwood's 53rd birthday.

Oklahoma State guards Jawun Evans and Phil Forte played despite recent injuries. Evans missed last Saturday's game against Tulsa with a left AC joint bruise. Forte injured his tailbone before the Tulsa game.

Deshon Bayless led Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-10) with 18 points and Jaquan Lynchadded 12. Marquis Cunningham was ejected in the second half after a skirmish with Waters.

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BIG PICTURE

Arkansas-Pine Bluff: The Golden Lions weren't close, even though Forte scored just eight points and Evans scored just five for Oklahoma State. It was Pine Bluff's ninth straight loss.

Oklahoma State: The reserves outscored the starters 60-42 in the warmup for Saturday's showdown with Wichita State. The Shockers were 27th in votes in this week's AP Top 25.

UP NEXT

Arkansas-Pine Bluff will play at New Mexico on Saturday.

Oklahoma State will play at Wichita State on Saturday.

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