COL BKB: Oklahoma St. 76, N.C. State 56

Nov. 18, 2012 at 9:10 PM

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Le'Bryan Nash netted 23 points and Marcus Smart added 20 Sunday to propel Oklahoma State past sixth-ranked North Carolina State 76-56 in Puerto Rico.

Nash cleaned up at the free-throw line, connecting on 13-of-13 chances, and grabbed eight rebounds. Smart helped out with seven rebounds and seven assists for the Cowboys (4-0).

Phil Forte came off the bench to pop in 17 points as Oklahoma State claimed the championship of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off event.

The Wolfpack (3-1) lost despite Rodney Purvis' 16 points and 15 from T.J. Warren.

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