Marcus Smart says loss to Oregon in NCAAs influenced decision to return

It was in late July when Oklahoma State star point guard Marcus Smart said he'd for sure be leaving college after his sophomore season. But it was in the throes of defeat to Oregon in the NCAA tournament last year, a 68-55 Round of 64 loss to the 12th-seeded Ducks, that in part prompted Smart to pass up being a probable top-five 2013 NBA pick. The Tulsa World spoke with Smart...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Smart leads Oklahoma St with high expectations

Marcus Smart likely would have been a high pick in last spring's NBA draft, but after a protracted decision-making process, the point guard opted to return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore year. The team's leading scorer, Smart believes Oklahoma State, after going 24-9 (13-5 Big 12) but falling as a No. 5 seed in the first round of the NCAA tournament to 12th-seeded Oregon...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State's Smart doesn't hate Andrew Wiggins -- he just hates the Wiggins hype

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hate Marcus Smart? How can you hate Marcus Smart? The man is poetry, in an Ochocinco sort of way. On one side, Oklahoma State's star point guard has the word "Cowboys" shaved into his head. On the other side, it says, "Wiggins sucks." OK, so we made the second part up. But even if the thought isn't written on his head, it sure as hell...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle, Marcus Smart have dunk contest

Tweet Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart would have been a lottery pick in the 2013 NBA Draft had he not elected to return to school. Similarly, Kentucky freshman Julius Randle is expected to be in the lottery of the 2014 NBA Draft, along with Smart. The two college hoops stars were present at an open gym […]
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Markel Brown’s two-handed windmill dunk

Oklahoma State’s Markel Brown threw down this incredible two-handed windmill dunk on a fast break against Texas on Saturday night.  Needless to say Brown’s dunk should be making an appearance on SportsCenter’s Top Ten.  Oklahoma State went on to win 78-65 and Brown had a solid game with 18 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 1 block. [YouTube]
Via Diehardsport
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma State's Markel Brown converts 360 alley oop dunk

A regular alley oop is hard enough to execute. It requires impeccable timing, coordination, and of course the ability to sky above the rim. What Oklahoma State's Markel Brown did on Saturday certainly exceeded those expectations.Seen here is Brown converting an alley oops while contorting his body 360 degrees in the process. Very nice indeed.The Cowboys obliterated visiting Tennessee...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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