TAG: Oklahoma State University

College, GIFs, NBA Draft / Jun 16, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Dime Q&A: High-Flying Markel Brown Talks Draft, A Degree, Dunks & More

Markel Brown

When people think of the Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball, Marcus Smart is probably the name that comes to mind. As a projected lottery selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, this makes sense. However, anyone who knows the game understands it takes a hell of a lot more than one player to complete a team, especially one that won 21 games last season. Enter Markel Brown, Smart’s backcourt mate and a player who just might dunk on you if you don’t pay attention. Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2014 / 11:00 am

NCAA Tournament: West Region Preview

Aaron Gordon

Being a die-hard basketball fanatic, it’s hard to put it into words how much I love watching the NCAA tournament. As a basketball fan, this is the moment I live for; to watch the passion, fight and love for the game that the student athletes display on a national stage. Read More »

College / Mar 14, 2014 / 10:32 am

Video: Andrew Wiggins Finishes Monster Alley-Oop; Drops 30 Points

Andrew Wiggins

With Joel Embiid out because of a back injury, it’s up to Andrew Wiggins to lead Kansas… and he’s doing it. The freshman swingman now has 71 points in his last two games after dropping 30 last night in a 77-70 overtime win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 quarterfinals. Read More »

College / Mar 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

A Breakdown Of 7 Major Conference Tournaments

T.J. Warren

Many may argue conference tournament week is better than the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Every team in the country still has an opportunity of making the Dance at the start of the week, but as the days go by, more and more dreams are crushed. Teams have to win three, four and sometimes five straight games in as many days to claim an automatic bid in the field of 68. Read More »

College / Feb 28, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The Last 8 Teams In And Out Of The NCAA Tournament

Marcus Smart

It’s very early to tell what bubble teams will prove worthy of making the NCAA Tournament but some teams have better opportunities than others. Of course, there is always the chance an underdog team shocks everyone and wins their conference tournament, resulting in a bid being taken away from one of the bubble teams. But below is a list of teams that I think will play their way into the NCAA Tournament, as well as four teams that will be accepting an invitation to the NIT. Read More »

College / Feb 9, 2014 / 5:09 pm

Marcus Smart Claims He Pushed Texas Tech Fan After Racial Slur

Jeff Orr, Marcus Smart

During Oklahoma State’s 65-61 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday, super sophomore point guard Marcus Smart was assessed a technical with a few seconds remaining after pushing a Texas Tech fan. Following the conclusion of the game, Smart said the fan, supposed “No. 1 Texas Tech fan” Jeff Orr, used a racial slur, which precipitated his reaction. Orr claims otherwise, but admitted he felt bad about what he said. Read More »

College / Feb 6, 2014 / 4:30 pm

10 Schools With The Best Shot To Win An NCAA Championship This Year

Nik Stauskas

We have entered the dog days of February and the madness is only a month away. This is the time of the year contenders separate themselves from the pretenders. Below is a list of teams that have the best chances of advancing to the Final Four and winning a national championship. These teams include programs that have coaches with a winning history and the recipe that will lead them to Arlington in early April. Read More »

College / Jan 25, 2014 / 8:03 pm

Markel Brown Unleashes Nasty 360 Dunk On The Fast Break

Markel Brown

Earlier today, Oklahoma State’s Markel Brown got out on the fast break against West Virginia and unleashed a ridiculous 360 slam in a two-point game early in the second half. Brown, who gets extra style points for rocking the “He Got Game” 13s, had 15 points and 10 boards in the Cowboys’ six-point win. Read More »

College, Twitter / Nov 26, 2013 / 2:30 am

Video: Marcus Smart Hits 65-Foot Shot Before Halftime

Marcus Smart

Oklahoma State sophomore and National Player of the Year candidate Marcus Smart was having his usual dominating game tonight, but he couldn’t hit an outside shot against South Florida. Except, right before halftime, the 6-4 point guard built like brick, lofted a 65-foot prayer that ripped the twine. Read More »

College, GIFs / Nov 20, 2013 / 10:30 am

Marcus Smart Throws Down The Oop, Scores 39 In Dominating Win

Marcus Smart

The special freshman this season in men’s college basketball are joined by a super sophomore in Oklahoma State point guard Marcus Smart. Smart probably would have gone No. 1 in the 2013 Draft had he come out but elected to stay in school. Cowboys fans are pretty happy about that after he dropped 39 points on the Memphis Tigers last night including a nasty alley-oop. Read More »